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Day 42 - Percussion
posted: 06/02/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

Back to SoneLab for, hopefully, the final day of recording... more >

Day 43 - Final file management
posted: 06/02/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal
1 comment

Final day in USA... more >

Lloyd Cole & Hans- Joachim Roedelius - Selected Studies Vol 1
publication: Record Collector
publication date: 31/01/13
posted: 30/01/2013  by sigggy
category: Record Reviews
link to original article online

Whether or not long-haul Commotions fans will be left scratching their heads is hardly the point: Selected Studies Vol 1 is an entirely successful undertaking on its own terms... more >

Days 40 & 41 - File management, rough mixes, keyboard rejection
posted: 22/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

Opposite Day (or Opposites Day, or Opposite's Day, I'm not sure). There are a lot of tracks! Remember it took Will 3 days to get his parts done... Plus there are multitracked Matthew and Dave and Joan. ... more >

Day 39 - Files and synthesizers
posted: 20/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

It's a holiday weekend but I'm back in the small room for a 3/4 day of file management (primarily).
I have 11 songs with something like a total of 400 audio files, all of which need to be in the c... more >

Day 37 - Productive!
posted: 18/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

11 AM start, it's taken me a month to realise that trying to make music before 11 is, 90% of the time, a waste of time. And with singing, which is what is on today it is even tougher.
I thought there... more >

Day 38 - Office work
posted: 18/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

I'm quite tired, and almost took a day off, but Frank has stuff he wants to do at the weekend, so I'll work today (Friday) and take Saturday off.

It's file management mostly and making rough m... more >

Day 36 - Snow delay
posted: 16/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal
1 comment

I wake up to the sound of doors downstairs and assume it must be around 7.45 - when Frank goes to school - but I look at the clock and it's 9! That sleeping pill worked. The snow came, as promised, and we&... more >

Day 35 - Files, singing and guitars
posted: 15/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal
1 comment

Other than driving home from NYC, yesterday was actually a proper day off, and I wake up early today. I'm booked with Mark at SoneLab from 11 but I'm there at 10 importing the vocal and keyboard files f... more >

Days 33 & 34 - At The Magic Shop
posted: 14/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

I drove down to NYC on Friday, dropped Will off in Bushwick, ate at his excellent local cantina, left the car with him (free street parking) and took a cab to the Wall St Andaz hotel (Priceline bargain) where I... more >