1958 Fender Bassman Amp

July 9, 2018

Fender Bassman Amp 1958 serial number BM00932 Original Tweed 4×10 Fender Bassman amplifiers from the late 1950s are among the holy grail of all guitar amps, even though they were originally designed as a bass amp […]

Espresso Martino CD

May 28, 2018

New CD album – 10 tracks – some old – some new. This is a very limited pressing – available at gigs (including Mentals gigs) and selected shops. This is not available for download, only hard […]

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 […]