Category Archives: DAT

Surviving demos from the period after the arrival of DAT mastering in the studio.

Change

  In the beginning was the word and the word was change. The Honey Thieves – Change

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no account revolution

  Then there was the time I was working in the RTÉ CEL studios recording those things you hear on the radio between those other things you hear on the radio. I can’t say it wasn’t a comfortable and pleasant … Continue reading

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Tension – Interference Sessions

Just as lost for words as I was 20 minutes ago on the last post, but this has to get up here before the JCR party that people are putting together this weekend in Dublin.Nothing more to say, this post … Continue reading

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it’s gettin’ hard to read between the lines

It has been a while yet here is another auld tape that was promised before the year was out. But it’s just gone election time, just gone promises time, it is time now for the unfulfiling to begin, – time … Continue reading

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Father

This session was the 21st-24th of December 1991, or thereabouts. I was intensely depressed, on and off, for a number of days after this recording. It was Emily’s first Christmas and we lived in a house in Dalkey with an … Continue reading

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What we see is all around.

The auld lagunas mentales were making their way into the project, and it was starting to bother me; I knew I remembered 3 things. 1) I did a few sessions in Lansdowne studios with the AMEK Mozart, going for a … Continue reading

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Debra Demos

Ok, it’s Conamara comes to Dublin and back to the distant past again with a couple of tracks from the 3am demo sessions with Debra Wallace. I won’t clutter up these powerful vocals with any more bla.bla..blog.. Jaysus!, mind those … Continue reading

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