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CD Project Update #27 – You Can Now Pre-Order “Seeing Stars”

Now that I’ve finished recording my debut CD, “Seeing Stars” (which has been two years in the making but about 25 years in its development) I’m giving everyone the opportunity to pre-order my CD for only $25. This offer is only available from May 1st until July 31st, 2012 and with your pre-order you’ll receive: [...]

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CD Project Update #26 – CD Mastering Now Complete

The recording part of my CD officially finished yesterday with the mastering of the recorded tracks completed by Neville Clark at Disk Edits. I was there with Anthony Stewart of Red Brick Music to witness the whole thing. The process of audio mastering has always been a mystery to me. I know roughly what it [...]

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CD Project Update #23 – Non Musical Activities

Over the past week I’ve been mainly busy getting stuck into creating the CD artwork plus finalising the CD launch date and the venue. Yes that’s right… I’ve finally decided on when and where my CD is going to be launched. It will be on Saturday June 30th at The Brunswick Hotel. For a long [...]

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CD Project Update #22 – Recording Done, The Fun Now Begins

As predicted in my last CD Project Update, I finished recording all of the tracks yesterday. It was a strange feeling though, like I was saying goodbye to my songs because I had worked so very closely with them over the last 18 months or so and in that time, I had gotten to know [...]

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CD Project Update #21 – A Revised Timeline

I was in the studio on Wednesday (23rd November) and completed the backing vocals to “Don’t Turn To Me Now”, “Jigsaw” and “Seeing Stars.” I’ve only got the backing vocals for three more songs to go and all the recording for the CD will be done. Man that is going to be a load off [...]

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CD Project Update #20 – Not Long To Go Now

My sincere apologies for the sporadic nature of these CD Project updates. I’ll try to do better from now on In the months since my last CD Project update, the recording process has been a little stop/start with illness or unavailability of either myself or Anthony Stewart getting in the way however, I’m happy to [...]

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CD Project Update #19 – It’s Slowly But Surely

Recording is now back into full swing at Red Brick Music for my CD last Wednesday (May 25th) and we’re now putting electric guitar onto the tracks that feature Stig Lindell’s keyboard tracks. The two tracks we worked on were Don’t Turn To Me Now and Shadows. The main challenge that Darren and I were [...]

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CD Project Update #18 – The Marvels Of Modern Technology

Yes, I know there’s been a long time between CD Project updates but (as outlined in a previous post) there’s not much I could do if I can’t physically get to the studio. Anyways, here’s what’s been happening in the last few weeks The initial eight Stig Lindell keyboard tracks done at Chapel Lane Studios [...]

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CD Project Update #17 – It’s On The FlashDrive

Today I’m going into Chapel Lane Studios to pick up my 8GB flash-drive with Stig Lindell’s keyboard parts on it all mixed and lined up ready to be taken back to Anthony Stewart at Red Brick Music to be integrated into his system. Today is also the day that Darren Zaza goes back into the studio and [...]

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CD Project Update #16 – On The Home Stretch

Last weeks CD recording schedule had achieved much more than I anticipated and for that I’m very, very grateful. All of the vocal tracks were completed last Wednesday at Red Brick Music and on the Thursday at Chapel Lane Studios, Stig Lindell put down keyboards on 7 of the 15 tracks. He went back to [...]

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