Back in the studio (part 4)

The final piece of the album is now in place. Backing vocalist Shannon Powell has added her amazing talents to the new Nick Gladdish Band album. Those of you who are unfamiliar with Shannon’s vocal prowess would do well to check out her project YUMA (a collaboration with NG Band drummer & producer John Timney)Continue reading “Back in the studio (part 4)”

Back in the studio (part 3)

Last night, we got the final session of tracking done (on a new album for The Nick Gladdish Band), with a day left until lockdown #2 comes into effect across the UK. Nick met drummer & producer John Timney at TRAXX Studios in North Tyneside for five hour. They didn’t just tracked all the vocalContinue reading “Back in the studio (part 3)”

Back in the studio (part 2)

With a second full national lockdown upon us in a few day’s time, we had a very small window to finish the bulk of the tracking for Last One Get The Lights, the in-progress LP from the Nick Gladdish Band. John Timney (drums, engineering and production on this record) and I met at The SpaceContinue reading “Back in the studio (part 2)”

Back in the studio (part 1)

Last Thursday & Friday, I was back in the studio with the Nick Gladdish Band, as we finally started work on his new album Last One Get The Lights. In normal times, this would have taken place in April, and by now, we’d be on another tour supporting the finished product. In fact, we alreadyContinue reading “Back in the studio (part 1)”

Ten guitarists who influenced my playing, in pictures

This is one of those exercises / challenges which circulates around Facebook from time to time (much like the one which inspired a previous post about ten albums which inspired me). This one asked guitarists to post photographs of ten guitar players who had been the greatest influence on their own playing. I find theseContinue reading “Ten guitarists who influenced my playing, in pictures”

New projects, despite lockdown

As well as using Twitter to announce new projects, or update people on ongoing ones, I sometimes reminisce about ones from years ago, such as this one… For some reason, I kept thinking of this, and on top of everything else I have planned (post-COVID), I’d quite like to explore what a power trio canContinue reading “New projects, despite lockdown”