First rehearsal in over a year!

We finally got Jamulus working and after showering (bike ride left me covered in mud!) I set up the PC and prepared for a rehearsal with the new project band (name to be decided). I can’t believe how well it went! Apart from the lag, which to be honest you do adjust to, it wasContinue reading “First rehearsal in over a year!”

Double Banger again.

Bank holidays seem to have this strange ability to become two gig weekends, this was no exception. Saturday was Ingoldmells – a tediously long drive out there, followed by a rather questionable gig, followed by a tedious drive home and a 3am bedtime. The weather was beautiful though, we sat outside until after 7. TheContinue reading “Double Banger again.”

Blidfest

So we played Blidfest yesterday. What a truly wonderful festival! “The pub with a view” couldn’t be more apt to describe the Bird in Hand. The view from the audience could not have been nicer! The festival ran a little late and our stage time was about an hour and a half later than projected,Continue reading “Blidfest”

A summer of maintenance.

My bass gear needs a bit of TLC this summer. My bass itself hasn’t been cleaned or maintained as well as it should be because we’ve had such a massive gig schedule; plus my case handle on the Warwick Thumb flight case is really badly broken and now hurts to carry the bass with. MyContinue reading “A summer of maintenance.”

One Mole for the Road

Yesterday was a day of celebration of the life of Adrian Price (Mole); drummer with Kingfisher Blue ; who sadly left us suddenly in January. Ethryll had been invited to play as we are a fellow band in the same scene as Kingfisher Blue and have performed many gigs with the guys. The gig wasContinue reading “One Mole for the Road”

6 years ago.

Google reminded me that I was on tour with Manning doing two gigs over in the Netherlands and Belgium. So many good memories, although just after this amazing tour was the beginning of the end for me. Manning started to fall apart after this tour. Chris and Kev left; Steve the flute player quit toContinue reading “6 years ago.”