Cut Away From Yourself

On day one of the current tour I cracked a tooth. Leaving breakfast I had that uncomfortable feeling that something felt wrong in my mouth. Having only had Bircher muesli I feel a bit annoyed, I mean it is pretty soft! Luckily though I had renewed my travel insurance just a few days before. Specialist travel insurance is a must if you work abroad. I use one of the specialist brokers for our industry and it’s about £150 a year.

My First Tour (Part 3)

This was an awesome, awesome gig for me. I loved it! Everything was fabulous (except for the lack of anything remotely resembling a house sound person) and I got to do some real engineering – Kevin (The Bug)’s set-up includes four vocals – and Alexei brought me a beer and a shot of whiskey at the PERFECT moment.

My First Tour (Part 2)

I must confess at this point I only found out last year some time that Richard and Grant had been taking the piss in Edinburgh… Read on.

My First Tour (Part 1)

I wrote this in November 2003, after my very first tour ever! It was a wonderful experience, even thought I was wet behind the ears, and had a lasting impact on my life.

Most Subs in Malta

I recently returned from Malta and my second time on this island. I would wax lyrical on it’s beauty and fantastic sights, but to be honest the incredibly mediocre restaurant (the nearest with a free table to the hotel) and the fairly dismal stage in a car park by a football ground, made up most of my experiences on this trip. However that is to denigrate what for me is one of the great joys of international touring.

Getting a Foot in the Door

Getting a Foot in the Door

How to Make Your Way in the Live Sound Industry
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