A Tour of The Nutmeg, Thomas Dolby’s studio

A Tour of The Nutmeg, Thomas Dolby’s studio

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  • Posted on January 18, 2011 - 11:46 am
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Courtesy of Keyboard magazine, here is a 3 part video featuring the unmitigated genius that is Thomas Dolby, showing them around his Suffolk based studio, housed in a converted lifeboat ship called The Nutmeg. Just down the road from me, this is a lovely part of the world The article can be found HERE. Enjoy!

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Hope by Failed Muso

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  • Posted on September 5, 2008 - 8:20 pm
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My latest ditty… For better audio, see my SoundClick player on the right of this page.

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Behringer

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  • Posted on August 25, 2008 - 7:06 pm
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Behringer. What’s the first thought that came into your head after saying that word ? Cheap, mass produced crap ? Ripped off intellectual property and blatant plagiarism ? Excellent value for money ? Budget but good ? If it wasn’t for Behringer, I’d never had got a chance to start exploring my musical talents on […]

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Jaded Sea by Lee Thomson feat. Failed Muso

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  • Posted on August 21, 2008 - 8:24 pm
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The beginnings of an online musical collaboration between myself and Lee Thomson. Lee wrote the song and I created an arrangement and backing track in Propellerheads Reason. I am working on being able to track Lee’s vocals and guitar online so I can come up with a proper mix. Watch this space. This is just […]

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Is this the scariest synth video ever !!??!!??

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  • Posted on August 19, 2008 - 6:27 pm
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A Yamaha GX-1 being delivered through the window…[via cnxww893] I, for one, would be crapping my pants !!! Top stuff !

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Yamaha CS1x Demo – Part 4

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  • Posted on July 28, 2008 - 6:31 pm
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And finally, the last part of my run through of some of my favourite sounds from the Yamaha CS1x… Not sure what to do next. Maybe the Korg Prophecy. Let me know if you have any preferences.

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Yamaha CS1x Demo – Part 3

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  • Posted on July 27, 2008 - 10:59 pm
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As promised, Part 3 of my basic demo of my Yamaha CS1x… One more to follow to wrap the CS1x up.

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Mattel Synsonics Demo

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  • Posted on July 27, 2008 - 4:26 pm
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Another in my series of basic (and I do mean basic !) demos of some of my favourite bits of gear. Here is the Mattel Synsonics, a piece of gear I lusted over as a young boy, thinking it would be my ticket to super mega stardom as the most supreme drummer of all time. […]

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Yamaha CS1x Demo – Part 2

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  • Posted on July 27, 2008 - 3:47 pm
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Ok, here’s Part 2 of my CS1x demo…. I figure there’ll be two more parts to come :o)

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Yamaha CS1x Demo – Part One

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  • Posted on July 26, 2008 - 11:54 pm
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I thought I’d do a series of posts over the coming week, showcasing some of my favourite sounds from my keyboards and stuff in the studio here. So, we kick things off with the first part of my CS1x demonstration. Once again, I warn you about my complete lack of keyboard playing skills. There will […]

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