Last week, Matt and I visited the Priory Church of St Mary in Usk, South Wales. Our visit centred around the large pipe organ which boasts three manuals (keyboards) and horizontally-mounted trumpet pipes. We were both a bit out of practice but I made some recordings anyway. There are mistakes aplenty but these three pieces show some […]Read more "Priory Church of St Mary, Usk"
Taken for the “Whose hand?” Photo Challenge.Read more "That’s handy"
I’ve now recorded the choir of St Mary’s, Fishponds on a few occasions. I’ve found a formula I like for the choir, but I’m still undecided on what works best for the organ. This article gives a bit of an overview of the things I’ve tried, and the results. Where everything is Before I get […]Read more "Recording a pipe organ and choir"
Hana and I went away for a few days to stay in Wells. (You may already have seen her looking gorgeous in the restaurant). This is the view from our bedroom window in the Ancient Gate House Hotel, lit by the golden evening sunshine. I took about a million similar photos with various kinds of […]Read more "Wells"
Mixing desk, that is. I own a lot of recording kit, and in the past I attempted to set up a home recording business. It never took off, and in the end I only used it a handful of times, and to record some music with my then flatmate. Since then, it’s sadly sat around […]Read more "Back at my desk"
Since I took the picture of floor tiles yesterday for Stu’s black themed photo challenge, I’ve been trying to come up with something I like more. Here are two photos I took this evening that are also candidates for the final submission…Read more "More contenders for the black theme"