Mixing some live recordings last week with just mic over the snare getting no snare rattle at all, sounded like a maxwell house coffee tin being hit by a spoon under a duvet! Awful! No plug in to cure that (apart from sample hell on Drumagog or similar, which really does not cure it for… Continue reading Don’t ya jus love those ole analog tricks????
Great session last week with Eric Tormey recording the excellent Inevitable Daydream, really good stuff! Some great tracks, great playing, and we LOVE that Gibson EBO bass! Sounds just like Felix Pappalardi! My Missus tells me that Inevitable Daydream is ‘Zwangsläufiger Tagtraum’ in German, sounds even more psychedelic and dark!
All last week at Barnroom we had NWOBHM legends STORMCHILD preparing for their first album with Chris Tsangarides in the production seat! Its been far too long a wait guys, only 33 years!!!!! We know it will ROCK! Pictured are (L to R) Bernie Torme, Chris ‘Dark Lord’ Tsangarides, Neil, Chris, Ian, Joe and Geoff… Continue reading NWOBHM Legends Stormchild @ Barnroom!
Done deal! Producer engineer Eric Tormey with Toni and James from Sittingbourne / Brighton psych-punk monsters FUOCO just after completing a killer new track at Barnroom last week! Its LOUD! We love it!
Had lots and lots going on here at Barnroom Studios over the last few weeks, a few days back my old mates Mr Dave Brooks and Mr Peter Cook were rocking out with friends on a new pro Europe song, ‘Better Together. A lot of fun and a few beers were had by all! Now… Continue reading Whole lotta Brexiting going on?????
Busy couple of weeks mastering some great new tracks for GANG, and then recording some solo stuff for Jimi Tormey (GANG’s drummer) with bro-man Eric Tormey at the helm. Using our new favourite toy, a vintage Leslie 147 modded so you can put drums, guitar, vocals through! We did all of that, and man it… Continue reading The mystery of GANG members and the psychedelic Leslie!
Been working on backing tracks for the mighty Eat This, a band that features Cliff Wright who worked as Bernie Torme’s guitar tech in Gillan days, Phil Spalding who played with Bernie in the BT Band in ’77-’78, and has since played with everyone from Ray Charles to Robbie Williams, and Chas Watkins who engineered… Continue reading Eat This!