well, the cat’s away again and this time she’s left her laptop, which means i’ve been able to set up a studio and record in the same room. that might seem natural, but my imac makes too much noise to use the mic in the same room, so i have to run leads out into the corridor or similar (see a corridor-based home recording set-up here).
so it’s out with the guitars, which have been woefully neglected over the summer while we had some major building work going on in the house, and keep the coffee coming, as i try to get down some of my new material. so far it’s been a track a day, two so far, and i’m hoping to make it a third today.
part of my approach has been to wait until recording and then write lyrics as i need them. this may be in part an avoidance technique, but i’m enjoying trying it out.
there’s still lots of tweaking to do, but here’s a taster, a track called “be my eyes” …