Tag Archives: Beatles

Flounce Later

Recently, I was listening to a radio documentary dissecting the way the late, great George Martin produced the Beatles’ most iconic music.  Considering the state of the technology he had to work with, it’s utterly remarkable that the results he … Continue reading

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Obedience and Security

Strange subject matter for an artists’ blog, I know, but hear me out.  Those of us of a certain age were around before the advent of hippies.  For those that have never known a world without hippies, it might be … Continue reading

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Where Did That Sound Come From?

I find it interesting to try to get inside the sound of some new (or even old) record or other and try to forensically guess where the influences or ideas that I am listening to came from.  I can never … Continue reading

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Making A Brilliant Record Is Really Hard, Unless…

Mastering a finished album of songs is really difficult.  There are books written about it.  People pay mastering experts loads of money to do a good job of it.  It takes hours of painstaking work.  You have to have critical … Continue reading

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Why the Beatles Broke Up

OK, I’ll come clean from the outset.  This post is all pure speculation on my part.  I don’t know anybody that I am speaking about in this article, or even any first hand eye witnesses.  All of the speculation is … Continue reading

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The Making of a Masterpiece

Lately, I have been turning my attention to music production.  One of the best things to do, when learning how to do anything, is to watch and learn from the masters.  I was delighted to find a documentary, made in … Continue reading

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