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Day 31 - The Piano Roll
posted: 09/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

Yesterday was supposed to be a complete day off, but it wasn't. I had to make rough mixes for a couple of hours in the afternoon and I didn't sleep as well as I would have hoped. This record has pretty ... more >

Day 30 - Two Rooms again
posted: 08/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

We carry on where we left off, with Blair and I in the small room and Will with Mark in the big one.
First of all I must get the Synth files in Logic converted to audio files so Will can hear the playing ... more >

Day 29 - Double Teaming
posted: 06/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal
1 comment

Maybe that's slang for something awful but today I was on double duty - with Blair in the small room and with William in the main studio.... more >

Day 28 - Gremlins from Scotland?
posted: 05/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

Stressed out as I have admittedly been the last month or so, most of my distress has been self inflicted by bad budgeting or overly optimisitic scheduling. Until today most of my equipment has worked reasonably... more >

Day 24 - New Year's Day
posted: 04/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

That's right. It's Jan 1st 2013 and we're in the studio for a half day. The deadline is looming. Today Will and I look at Myrtle & Rose - the long ballad. My guitars, so far, are fine but it needs s... more >

Day 25 - The Rest Day
posted: 04/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

So we didn't actually record anything yesterday but we figured out lots of things that didn't work... that is progress. Today I was supposed to rest but I'm in the small room with Will's Gretsch... more >

Day 26 - Frank's Birthday
posted: 04/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

My younger son Frank is 14 today. I get up early to make English pancakes (thinner, more like crepes) and sit a while as he opens presents. But I'm exhausted. When he goes to school I go back to bed for an ... more >

Day 27 - Both Ends Burning
posted: 04/01/2013  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

Not working that extra hour, or hour and a half, last night meant that Mark Miller and I both arrived early and significantly less exhausted than had become the norm. We listen to Will's 'Quine' tak... more >

Day 23 - The Song Remains The Same
posted: 31/12/2012  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal

I can't remember the last time I spent 3 consecutive days on guitars for one song, but here we are again attempting to put Opposite's Day to bed...

First thing - I have to listen to what we have s... more >

Days 21-22 Tech work and Modular
posted: 30/12/2012  by Lloyd
category: Studio Journal
1 comment

I should be having a weekend off but the Opposite's Day sessions have taken longer than budgeted, so I'm up here in my attic syncing the laptop with my Modular synth. It works, sort of, but for some rea... more >