A New Edition Of The Parish News

I managed to record another edition of The Parish News. No biggy – it is something I do every week. This week, I recorded it in my flat with new gear. I have had a Sound Devices MixPre 6 for a number of months now but never really used it for the show –...

W/E “Brownswood Love” Mix

Backhouse & Brownswood – “Brownswood Love.” Not a set of Accountants or Solicitors and their trendy start-up enterprise but a DJ Mix. My weekend was a write-off. Pretty much wasted the whole of it working. Still, there were a few good points. I...

Back At It

It has been a while since I tried to make music – any music. Even my Field Recording has ebbed off. I just seem to be working non-stop. Still, when I get paid for it I will be a happier bunny. But I have been trying to make a bit of music over the past days....

The Gaffa Tapes

The Gaffa Tapes will be a series of DJ Mixes. What is quite nice about them is that I mix them from Cassettes Decks. Yes, Cassette DJ Mixes – not Cassettes of DJ Mixes. See, I have a pair of Marantz PMD 201 cassette decks (complete with VU Meters!) and I am...

DJing @ Henshaws

I was invited to take part in Beats On The Beach at Henshaws on Saturday. The main act was one of the best DJs I have had the pleasure of hearing – Rory Hoy. I was going to get my arse handed to me. I was quite nervous but held out until the end. When I got...

Cassettes?

I got some new DJ Equipment in the post today – but, not just any DJ Equipment; I hope to DJ from Cassette. But, why the hell would I want to do that? Well, I listened to a MiniMix on BBC Radio 3, the show was The Late Junction – oooh, weeks ago. There was...

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