It was a real pleasure stepping in on bass for The Jonny Oates Bands, opening the show for the special Izzie Walsh on 1st November! The Deaf Institute is now one of my favourite venues to play and I hope I get back in there soon!
Thanks to Vince Groom for taking some EPIC shots of the band too!
Now this is what I call a ‘gold medal finish’. My first time at Metropolis Studios was a time I’ll never forget. Two days, 24hrs of tracking bass and various other things for the new The United Kingdom album. Check out the size of this bass too…?! It’s HUGE.
So for the the last two days, I tracked bass on 9 out 10 tracks for Bella McKendree’s new album! 2 DAYS FOR AN ALBUM…that’s some serious work! I laid down some groovy tracks and some pretty nice fills (my opinion) and the whole band sounded spectacular! I can’t wait for it to be finished!
P.s. for recording, if available, definitely use a 5 string bass! Those low B’s, C’s and D’s add so much depth and energy to songs when used sparingly! My 5 got me out of some tricky not stretches too…so that’s always a bonus when recording!
Take a look at my quick insta video of the studio!