Studio stories: The Missing Guitar

January 23, 2018

I’d just finished a recording session and the producer says “while you’re here can you do a quick guitar track on this song for me?” We listen to the song and decide that a Fender […]

Studio stories: The Singer

January 6, 2018

When you’re booked for a studio session often you don’t meet the featured artist until you arrive at the session. In this case the sessions were over a few days. The first few days were […]

Studio stories: The Overdub

December 29, 2017

Back in the 1990s when I was doing quite a few recording sessions as a guitar player some interesting situations and requests would arise. One day I received a call from a producer who wanted […]

MXR Phase 90

November 24, 2017

MXR Phase 90 original 70s model serial number 118271 Some time in the mid 70s I went to a Perth music store that I used to frequent and they had these new guitar pedals, MXR. There […]

About the Makua Beach video

May 21, 2017

The Makua Beach video was shot on location at Makua Beach (hence the song title) in Hawaii by master underwater videographer Ray Hollowell in 2011. We wanted to capture the feel of Hawaii in both […]

New ringtones app

April 20, 2017

I’ve teamed up with Surftone America to build an app with ringtones made from my original songs. It’s $1.99 USD ($2.59 Aus). You get 10 ringtones, including 1963, Return of the Surf Guitar, Surfabilly and […]

New Video: End of Summer from Going to Kaleponi

January 7, 2017

This is a drive down West Coast Hwy, Perth, Western Australia. Starting just north of Hillarys Boat Harbour and heading south, ending with sunset at Cottesloe Beach. Growing up in Perth, especially in the 80s […]

1972 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

November 1, 2016

1972 Fender Stratocaster, Sunburst (SN 372123) I got my first electric guitar around the age of 13, it was a Teisco “Top 10” in red. My father swapped a nice mantlepiece style radio for it. I […]

Fender Telecaster blond 1956

September 27, 2016

(Serial Number 22600) Telecasters from the fifties are the Holy Grails of Telecasters – especially black guards – more on that in a minute. I’d been looking for a maple board fifties Fender Telecaster for some […]

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