Author Archives: John L

Travel report #2: Sun Ra Arkestra

Sun Ra Arkestra, Philadelphia, June 25 2011. Audio recording: Love in Outer Space (mp3).


Analogue and digital (slight return)

Tape is a more natural way to record than digital technology. Yes, if you think that suspending a zillion little magnetic rust particles in plastic and then telling [..]


Travel report #1: TBC Brass Band

The TBC (To Be Continued) Brass Band at the Blue Nile in Frenchmen St, New Orleans, July 10 2011. Audio recording: Why You Worried ‘Bout Me? (mp3). ——————————————–


Where ya been?

Yes, a long time between posts. Some of that time I’ve been travelling in the USA: New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Atlanta, New Orleans, Miami. I saw bands, and [..]


Wild West: Scratch Another Day (Selected Recordings 1980-1981)

It’s taken a while for this album to become available. Mastered at CutSnake in December 2009. Lots of history…


Analogue and digital

The attraction of tape and vinyl puzzles me. I’ve recorded to tape, and we had 4- and 8-track machines in the studio during the eighties. They were expensive [..]


Karifi CD released

Now available from CDBaby. Some percussion and vocals came out of Cut Snake.


Mac vs. PC

At Gearslutz: I wouldn’t even consider doing a joint audio project with somebody who was using windows, because they simply don’t get it, and wouldn’t be on the [..]


New CD from a band called Okapi: “Plenty”

Finally a new studio CD from the Okapi faction. (We’re using a slightly different name this time, given the musicians involved.) We started recording this back in 2007, [..]


Videos via Projector Bike

Some videos made at CutSnake will be shown by Projector Bike, an event of the Sydney Fringe Festival.