Look what the postman brought….

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in News

It’s a Beyer M160 ribbon mic and it sounds sssmmmooooth… Ribbon mics often sound darker than condensers and are therefore good for digital recording – especially on sources with a lot of high end information like overheads, guitars, strings and brass. The Beyer is quite bright compared to other ribbons such as Coles and RCA, but […]

Nina Nesbitt Live Take ep

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012 in News

I recently did some mixes on Edinburgh wunderkind Nina Nesbitt’s new Live Take record. Nina is amazing and is destined for great things.

New Travelling Band album…

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in News

The Travelling Band’s album Screaming Is Something is out now on Cooking Vinyl. You can listen, read some reviews and buy it here.

Mixing with the Chiswick Reach…

Posted by on Apr 27, 2011 in News

I’ve had a run of mixing projects lately so producer Richard Scott lent me his Chiswick Reach valve compressor to use on some mixes I’m doing for him. The Chiswick is a proper high-end piece designed by Vic Keary, the man behind the Thermionic Culture Phoenix, and is hand-built (like a tank) in the UK. Sound On […]

RIP Tony Levin

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in News

Sadly, ace drummer Tony Levin died this week. He’d just turned 71 and was drumming right up to the end of his prolific life. I’m happy that I got to work with him on last year’s Mujician tour – he was a proper gent, a great storyteller and an absolutely monstrous musician. Thanks Tony, it […]


Posted by on Oct 12, 2010 in News

I’m out on tour with Mujician – the music is different every night but consistently amazing. Read all about it here…

New vinyl…

Posted by on Aug 17, 2010 in News

Another Travelling Band track that started life in our sessions on the Isle of Mull is in the shops. The Horizon Me and You limited edition 7″ vinyl is out now on Too Pure. And if that’s not enough, the lads are giving away some downloads to go with it – to get yours just send a […]

Wobble tour…

Posted by on Aug 3, 2010 in News

I’m out on tour with Jah Wobble and the Nippon Dub Ensemble. It’s a bit hectic, what with the 10-piece band and all, but the shows are great. Here’s some footage from Birmingham Academy… And a couple of reviews here and here.

Out & about…

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in News

Just had a nice trip to Italy to mix A Certain Ratio at the Fano Moonlight Festival. Highlights: beautiful propellor-driven flight over the Dolomites; brilliant show; great pizza / pasta / pool-party. Low-point: Losing 3 flight cases on the way home. Cheers Lufthansa… In other news, tracking is nearly done for the latest New Pills […]


Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in News

              Sundial – the first Travelling Band release from our Mull sessions – is out on April 26th and already picking up favourable reviews. DMCupdate gives it 5 stars, saying it’s “…a joyous part country, part celtic, part rock anthem that oozes soul…”. Buy it here