R.I.P. Roland EG-101

The Roland EG-101 synth . . . after a few modifications now gracefully retired to live out the rest of its days as a plant trough. I can't decide what to plant in the middle section yet:-)

 

MG Music Top 10 - July 2015

Those nice folks at MG Music phoned last week to tell me that no less than five Wychazel albums have found their way into this quarter’s Top 10 listing . . . with Beltane Moon and Tibetan Bowls II occupying…

Unwashed in Glastonbury

 

Contrary to popular belief, it is not true that most people who stay in Glastonbury give up washing until they go back home. Possibly the case during festival time but not generally so. I came back from a few day's…

Something old, something new . . .

 

No trip to the west country would be complete without the obligatory visit to Stonehenge. The place has changed dramatically since my last visit, now with an impressive new visitor centre and a smart new cafe in place of the…

In the face of temptation

It's happened again. A phone call from Med. He is wildly enthusiastic about some new synth demos that "might just suit my style of music". I remain reserved because phone calls like this nearly always result in a couple of…