... This page will include music we played in 1973 and from our recent re-union in 2006 ...




... Company's bass player of 1973 ...




... 2008 ...




... My work room ...




...Sometimes studio maintenance can be a bit involved..
A few capacitors we had to replace..



... the mighty Neumann microphones.. U47, U67 and U87..
the U47 and U67 are valve mics. All are shown with their various power supplies etc...



.. You have half an hour to put it back as you found it... more routine maintenance...



... The Gold Edition Studer A827 we used on LYRA ...








... (top) DCS 995 Digital Clock... (middle) DCS 955 Digital/Analog Converter...
(bottom) DCS 905 Analog/Digital Converter ...




... A wonderful Fairchild 670 dual valve compressor from the early 1960's ...




... As I said... My first bass was a Hofner Artist.. just like this one...




...The date (August 1961 written in pencil) on the neck of my old fiesta red Jazz Bass..
This shows it to be a very early three pot version..




... A nice pair!.. Two Fender Jazz basses from 1961.. One in Fiesta Red the other, fitted with EMG pickups, in Arctic White...




... Me and some of the wonderful instruments built for me by Chris Larkin ...




... The Coffee Pot Bass ...
... Here is the rough mock-up I made in Chris Larkin's workshop and the finished bass ...




... Last week I visited Chris Larkin in Ireland so he could do some much needed work on my ukulele ...






... As usual he's such a tidy worker!! ...



... Doing a demo of Chris Larkin's fantastic six string acoustic bass at The London Guitar Show ...