Monthly Archives: September 2010

An evening with the vet

Posted in Blog, Personal by jo

And something else to add to the credit card…. I look out at the garden and see Roy (the dog) looking pathetic, I call him in and there’s blood everywhere, he’s torn open half of his front leg. It’s deep and nasty, manage to get the vet to see him

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An evening with the vet

Posted in Blog, Personal by jo

And something else to add to the credit card…. I look out at the garden and see Roy (the dog) looking pathetic, I call him in and there’s blood everywhere, he’s torn open half of his front leg. It’s deep and nasty, manage to get the vet to see him

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LA Adventure

Posted in Blog, Personal by jo

Well, 3 years of procrastinating and I have finally taken the plunge to go to LA. Everyone I know who’s been out there with music says it’s an amazing experience and the people are really receptive if you’re willing to have a go. Well I am, so I will, my

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Gainsbourg

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off to see Gainsbourg, v. excited to see the movie of the old French music genius (and to find out how he pulled women like Bardot & Birkin whilst not being so blessed in the physical beauty area), also v. excited that the cinema has huge armchairs and a special

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FINISHED! well almost…

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All done ! at last! oh the stress of it all, but sounding good, can walk away from it for a while, listen with fresh ears and do any tweaking later, it’s all too bizarre having a little bit of spare time having been in the cell of the studio

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migralieve strikes & mixing

Posted in Blog, Personal, Studio by jo

yesterday, I went happily to courier the dvds of the logic sessions of 3 songs to Simon in London only to find  Watford was gridlocked, 1st day back for many at work & school, strikes have started (thanks Bob Crowe) and 2 lanes are shut on the M1- joy of

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marathon mix day..

Posted in Blog, Studio by jo

Whatever happened to Sundays off? having marathon day of finishing 8 mixes, locked Al in studio and bribing him with french fancies (the cake- not some role play thing- though might get me further…), cups of tea, and trying not to say “I think the vocal could  be louder” too

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The Final Countdown

Posted in Blog, Studio by jo

Only a few days to go… just by the by I met Joey Tempest from the band Europe  (who wrote The Final Countdown) a few years ago, but he was no longer sporting the big hair 80’s look and looked very chic. I got chatting to him at a rehearsal

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Strings & the thief dog

Posted in Blog, Studio by jo

have been battling with the desire to have real strings on the album, no budget, over spent…. Skint again….  No can do. Then listen to Bob Harris and amazing song came on,  I text Neil a viola player (violist??) I met the week before and see if by chance he

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clock is ticking, 10 days left…

Posted in Blog, Studio by jo

Arghh! well, running out of time, am having to go straight into studio after work and get backing vocals done each night and any extra parts like strings. So jump in with backing vocals, I’m tired, I’m singing out of tune, back to being Cinderella with the Mic, having been

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