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                                                                    [biog] => 24Kt Gold, aka Zowie Walters, first came into Gorse Hill Studios in 2001 and using the free studio time we gave her managed to complete 5 or 6 tracks over the 4 year period that she used the studios. More info and pics coming soon...
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                                                                    [biog] => Paul, a video artist and projectionist from Sunderland, living in my house when he was a student at Leeds Uni. We made a couple of tracks together in my studio in Withington.
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                                                                    [biog] => Aureliano and Santos live in the ancient Inca capital city of Cusco high in the Peruvian Andes. The traditional music of the area uses mainly the pan pipes (a row of bamboo tubes lashed together and blown over like a milk bottle), the flute, the Charango (a tiny 8 stringed guitar made out of an armadillo shell), and a normal guitar and drum. I met them performing out on the street to tourists with their flute player. They played amazingly well and so I asked them to do a session. We only had less than 24 hours because I was due to leave Cusco the following day so I joined them at the "Inka Grill" restaurant where they were playing that evening and set up my gear. You don't need to listen to carefully to hear the sound of the diners chatting over their food in the background.

Aureliano and Santos, two very friendly and decent chaps, seemed to be very happy when I gave them the CD of these recordings. It turned out that Aureliano is also a sound engineer. It was fantastic to meet a Peruvian who did the same job as me. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 491 [website] => ) [6] => Array ( [actID] => 2 [actName] => Ben Roberts [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => Xoundboy Recordings [personID] => 2 [featured] => yes [biog] => I don't really consider myself to be an artist as I don't perform in public (unless someone gets me drunk - that's another story!). Preferring to noodle around in the studio and make instrumental pieces and backing tracks for others to sing to I consider myself to be more a composer and producer.

Some of these are written for a specific purpose such as a fireshow soundtrack. Some tracks work as they are without vocals while others are plainly missing a melodic element deliberately left out to provide space for a voice. Here are a selection of the ones I can still bear to listen to. There are many others buried in the recordings database too if you still want to hear more. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 378 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/xoundboypresents ) [7] => Array ( [actID] => 36 [actName] => Bobby Singh [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 490 [website] => ) [8] => Array ( [actID] => 58 [actName] => Bukola & Mayowa [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => The result of a regular wednesday afternoon session with two girls from Stretfor High School. The song got played by several UK gargae DJs (apparently) [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [9] => Array ( [actID] => 59 [actName] => Carolyn Mason [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [10] => Array ( [actID] => 60 [actName] => CBD [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => CBD - stands for "causing bare drama" [actNotes] => [imgID] => 460 [website] => ) [11] => Array ( [actID] => 33 [actName] => Chelsea [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Chlsea, a regular at Gorse Hill Youth Club, turned out to have potential as a vocal artist [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [12] => Array ( [actID] => 3 [actName] => Choroni Drummers [actTown] => Choroni [actCountry] => Venezuela [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => Live Drummers jamming together at the fiesta de San Juan [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [13] => Array ( [actID] => 4 [actName] => Choroni Marching Band [actTown] => Choroni [actCountry] => Venezuela [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => This band walked past us in the Fiesta de San Juan in Choroni, a small coastal holiday resort mainly for Venezuelans from the Capital Caracas. 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[actNotes] => [imgID] => 107 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/ebere1 ) [20] => Array ( [actID] => 76 [actName] => Egomania [actTown] => Bradford [actCountry] => UK [label] => The Sound Partnership [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => In 1993 Singer Songwriter and acoutic guitarist extrordinaire, Jon Gibbons from Saddleworth near Manchester asked me to join his band as Lead guitarist / keyboard player. At the time I was living in Toulouse, France, but decided to return to Bradford to give it a go. Together with Dan McGlade on bass and John Duffy on Bouzouki we played several gigs and recorded an Album called Paris or New Orleans. We signed a production deal with a London Production Co and for a while it appeared that we might be getting somewhere. A video was made of one of the songs etc but nothing really happened and it wasn't before personality clashes forced the band to break up. It seemed that the name "Egomania" was perfectly chosen. 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[actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [24] => Array ( [actID] => 45 [actName] => Felipe-Luis Sanchez [actTown] => Taganga, Santa Marta [actCountry] => Colombia [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 489 [website] => ) [25] => Array ( [actID] => 37 [actName] => Helen Serridge [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 19 [featured] => yes [biog] => Helen is quite a good singer really and used to practise quite often (about twice a month). Her dream was to sing on "Top of the Pops" with Chesney Hawkes but the show was axed.. and Chesney refused to retract the restraining order. Her beautiful dream smashed to smithereens, she vowed to give up warbling for good. However, fresh from some healing relaxation time in a helpful institution, her life has found new musical meaning. Helen is now busy making a concept album based upon the works of Dick Van Dyke. In her spare time Helen enjoys wearing hats and smiling at small children (they look a little like her). [actNotes] => [imgID] => 473 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/helenserridge ) [26] => Array ( [actID] => 65 [actName] => Hyperteens [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Some lads from Gorse Hill led by Adam Cunningham, who used to come into the youth club from the age of about 12. Simon Sherrat, the music worker at the centre did a regular session with them traing them to paly instruments. They formed themselves into a band called Hyperteens that then got renamed as Phoenix. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [27] => Array ( [actID] => 47 [actName] => Ian McMillan [actTown] => Barnsley [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => Barnsley-born "football-poet", Ian has written several plays and books of poetry and has been a regular on BBC radio for quite some time now. He is very good at writing poems.

In sept '05 Ian and I were commissioned by Walk the Plank to produce a fusion of poetry and music that was to be the accompaniment to "Remember, Remember", a large-scale fireshow in London celebrating the 400th anniversary of Guy Fawkes attempt to blow up Parliament in 1605. "Entry of Guy" was played over a large PA system as a 25 foot figure of Guy Fawkes (strapped to a golf buggy) made its way through the crowd of over 15,000 people and approached the enormous wooden model of the houses of parliament designed and built by the sculptor Pete Mountain. "Pretty up the House" accompanied a beautifully-spectacular illumination of the bonfire build prior to "the finale" when we re-wrote history by actually "burning down the house!" (accompanied, of course, by a Xoundboy remix of the old Talking Heads song of the same name) [actNotes] => [imgID] => 474 [website] => http://www.ian-mcmillan.co.uk ) [28] => Array ( [actID] => 88 [actName] => Indie Kate [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => One of the local bands from Gorse Hill [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [29] => Array ( [actID] => 67 [actName] => Jay & Spinx [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Janine and Spinx, two of the most talented individuals ever to walk through the doors of the studio. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [30] => Array ( [actID] => 82 [actName] => Juancho [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 488 [website] => ) [31] => Array ( [actID] => 64 [actName] => Kemz [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Ken aka Mark Thompson is originally from New York but lived some of his life in North Africa and thne moved to Manchester in the late 90s. His unique vocal style can hypnotise an audience - I saw it with my own eyes at the Side Show, where he blew us all away with his performance. One of the most prolific artists to use the studios he is also one of the most driven. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [32] => Array ( [actID] => 78 [actName] => Killa C [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Killa C aka Charlene Forde is a female MC who is a match for any of the male MCs that use the studio. Her prolific output of garage/grime is an example that all other female (and male) MCs would do well to emulate. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [33] => Array ( [actID] => 38 [actName] => KT Forrester [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 959 [website] => ) [34] => Array ( [actID] => 68 [actName] => LB & QT [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [35] => Array ( [actID] => 39 [actName] => Lotus [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Jan Bull and I formed a band called Lotus with Robin Sunflower on Harmonica, Anthony on bass, Darren on percussion and Simon McArthy on various instruments. We did did several gigs, some good, some bad. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 466 [website] => ) [36] => Array ( [actID] => 43 [actName] => Mica [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [37] => Array ( [actID] => 44 [actName] => Mossey [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => Mossey (aka Tom Leyden) is a Manchester-based Singer/Songwriter from Ireland who lived most of his early years near Bury and has played and sung around Manchester and Ireland in pubs and clubs for several years. Tom had previously recorded three albums before we began working together.

Over a period of about 5 months we recorded and mixed nine songs together. Unfortunately though, Tom left me in no doubt about the fact that he didn't really like what I had done with his songs. This came as a big disappointment, especially as I had put so much work into making them.

I have tried several times, unsuccessfully, to get back in touch to ask Tom whether he minds me putting his music on this web site. Nevertheless because I really like these songs, especially "War fights war", "I lost my stance" and "Forget it All", I have decided to make them available to be listened to.

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Arguably his best song "Yao!" takes its name from the call made by the lone snorkelling fisherman to the waiting fisherman on the shore when he spots a shoal of expensive-looking fish swimming within the perimeter of the net. They immediately drop their dominoes and haul in the huge net that can contain over 2000 fish.

These songs, most of which are about the people of Taganga and their day-to-day living, were recorded in-between tropical rain showers in the local houses of Taganga using just an ageing laptop and a pair of mics with some sticky tape. They turned out quite well though.

Click HERE to visit Rolando's Website where you can hear and read more. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 478 [website] => http://rolando-sanchez.xoundboy.com ) [46] => Array ( [actID] => 77 [actName] => Sananita & Feisal [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [47] => Array ( [actID] => 109 [actName] => sduahsiduha [actTown] => [actCountry] => [label] => [personID] => [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => [website] => ) [48] => Array ( [actID] => 72 [actName] => Simon Webbe [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 468 [website] => ) [49] => Array ( [actID] => 85 [actName] => Sound Effect / Ambience [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => I have been making a few recordings of ambiences and wildlife sounds. Here are some of them. Lots more coming soon... [actNotes] => [imgID] => 946 [website] => ) [50] => Array ( [actID] => 83 [actName] => Suspect X [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [51] => Array ( [actID] => 73 [actName] => The Barbarelles [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [52] => Array ( [actID] => 32 [actName] => The Casual Saints [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 80 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 459 [website] => ) [53] => Array ( [actID] => 70 [actName] => The Circle [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [54] => Array ( [actID] => 27 [actName] => The Durutti Column [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => Artful Records [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => Working from June to September 2005 I arranged and produced the latest album by Manchester band, The Durutti Column entitled "Keep Breathing" subsequently released on Artful Records. (See a review published in "The Guardian")

Here are some songs taken from the album plus a couple of un-released ones for good measure followed by a recoring of an interview that Vini did on Radio 7, broadcast March 2005). [actNotes] => [imgID] => 470 [website] => ) [55] => Array ( [actID] => 74 [actName] => The Loose Wires [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [56] => Array ( [actID] => 49 [actName] => Tsana [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => This girl from Manchester is a very talented singer/songwriter. She wrote this song to one of my backing tracks and then I remixed it because it sounded a bit too slow. Here are both versions [actNotes] => [imgID] => 479 [website] => ) [57] => Array ( [actID] => 29 [actName] => Unknown Source [actTown] => - [actCountry] => - [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [58] => Array ( [actID] => 28 [actName] => Yaro & Felipe-Luis [actTown] => Taganga [actCountry] => Colombia [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1081 [website] => ) ) [_conn:models\DataObject:private] => PDO Object ( ) [menuItems] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [menuID] => 17 [menuItem] => Home [rank] => 1 [assignment] => file [pageID] => 1 [file] => / [accessLevelID] => 6 [isPage] => 0 [levelName] => Guest [levelRank] => 6 [levelNotes] => Can view only public pages but cannot write comments [pageName] => Un-assigned [pageAccessLevel] => administrator [description] => For items that have not yet been assigned to a page [keywords] => [introText] => ) [1] => Array ( [menuID] => 8 [menuItem] => About [rank] => 3 [assignment] => page [pageID] => 11 [file] => [accessLevelID] => 6 [isPage] => 1 [levelName] => Guest [levelRank] => 6 [levelNotes] => Can view only public pages but cannot write comments [pageName] => About [pageAccessLevel] => guest [description] => About Xoundboy Recordings and Ben Roberts' background in sound, music and music production. [keywords] => Ben Roberts, music, producion, sound engineer, Manchester, Prague, web developer, Xoundboy, Recordings [introText] => ) [2] => Array ( [menuID] => 9 [menuItem] => Music [rank] => 4 [assignment] => file [pageID] => 1 [file] => music.php [accessLevelID] => 6 [isPage] => 0 [levelName] => Guest [levelRank] => 6 [levelNotes] => Can view only public pages but cannot write comments [pageName] => Un-assigned [pageAccessLevel] => administrator [description] => For items that have not yet been assigned to a page [keywords] => [introText] => ) [3] => Array ( [menuID] => 13 [menuItem] => Projects [rank] => 5 [assignment] => page [pageID] => 3 [file] => [accessLevelID] => 6 [isPage] => 1 [levelName] => Guest [levelRank] => 6 [levelNotes] => Can view only public pages but cannot write comments [pageName] => Projects [pageAccessLevel] => guest [description] => These are the main projects that I've been involved with during my working life so far....more (and better) to come [keywords] => Ben Roberts, Xoundboy, projects, sound engineering, sound design, mastering, recording, events [introText] =>

In 1993 I began working as a freelance Music Producer, Sound Engineer, Studio Designer and installer of sound equipment. Since then I have been involved with many different projects some more successful than others.

Here are some of them...

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Aureliano and Santos, two very friendly and decent chaps, seemed to be very happy when I gave them the CD of these recordings. It turned out that Aureliano is also a sound engineer. It was fantastic to meet a Peruvian who did the same job as me. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 491 [website] => ) [6] => Array ( [actID] => 2 [actName] => Ben Roberts [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => Xoundboy Recordings [personID] => 2 [featured] => yes [biog] => I don't really consider myself to be an artist as I don't perform in public (unless someone gets me drunk - that's another story!). Preferring to noodle around in the studio and make instrumental pieces and backing tracks for others to sing to I consider myself to be more a composer and producer.

Some of these are written for a specific purpose such as a fireshow soundtrack. Some tracks work as they are without vocals while others are plainly missing a melodic element deliberately left out to provide space for a voice. Here are a selection of the ones I can still bear to listen to. There are many others buried in the recordings database too if you still want to hear more. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 378 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/xoundboypresents ) [7] => Array ( [actID] => 36 [actName] => Bobby Singh [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 490 [website] => ) [8] => Array ( [actID] => 58 [actName] => Bukola & Mayowa [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => The result of a regular wednesday afternoon session with two girls from Stretfor High School. The song got played by several UK gargae DJs (apparently) [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [9] => Array ( [actID] => 59 [actName] => Carolyn Mason [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [10] => Array ( [actID] => 60 [actName] => CBD [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => CBD - stands for "causing bare drama" [actNotes] => [imgID] => 460 [website] => ) [11] => Array ( [actID] => 33 [actName] => Chelsea [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Chlsea, a regular at Gorse Hill Youth Club, turned out to have potential as a vocal artist [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [12] => Array ( [actID] => 3 [actName] => Choroni Drummers [actTown] => Choroni [actCountry] => Venezuela [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => Live Drummers jamming together at the fiesta de San Juan [imgID] => 1 [website] => ) [13] => Array ( [actID] => 4 [actName] => Choroni Marching Band [actTown] => Choroni [actCountry] => Venezuela [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => This band walked past us in the Fiesta de San Juan in Choroni, a small coastal holiday resort mainly for Venezuelans from the Capital Caracas. 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[actNotes] => [imgID] => 286 [website] => ) [18] => Array ( [actID] => 41 [actName] => Diemond [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 461 [website] => ) [19] => Array ( [actID] => 40 [actName] => Ebere [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 4 [featured] => yes [biog] => She's beautiful, she's got style, she can sing like an angel and she's one of the funniest and happiest people that you could ever hope to meet... This song, "Better Days", was written and recorded over a period cof nearly a year and features Michelle's amazingly soulful voice backed up by a duet of spanish guitars played by myself and Vini Reilly (The Durutti Column). [actNotes] => [imgID] => 107 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/ebere1 ) [20] => Array ( [actID] => 76 [actName] => Egomania [actTown] => Bradford [actCountry] => UK [label] => The Sound Partnership [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => In 1993 Singer Songwriter and acoutic guitarist extrordinaire, Jon Gibbons from Saddleworth near Manchester asked me to join his band as Lead guitarist / keyboard player. At the time I was living in Toulouse, France, but decided to return to Bradford to give it a go. Together with Dan McGlade on bass and John Duffy on Bouzouki we played several gigs and recorded an Album called Paris or New Orleans. We signed a production deal with a London Production Co and for a while it appeared that we might be getting somewhere. A video was made of one of the songs etc but nothing really happened and it wasn't before personality clashes forced the band to break up. It seemed that the name "Egomania" was perfectly chosen. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 465 [website] => ) [21] => Array ( [actID] => 62 [actName] => Element Crew [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Four lads from Streford High School who were participating in a regular monday morning alternative education scheme entitle "music and mentoring". [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [22] => Array ( [actID] => 42 [actName] => Ellouise Bridge [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => A very talented sould / gospel singer from Old Trafford [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [23] => Array ( [actID] => 75 [actName] => Everyday 50 [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Indie Band from Trafford with the multi-talented Jonathon Brady on drums. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [24] => Array ( [actID] => 45 [actName] => Felipe-Luis Sanchez [actTown] => Taganga, Santa Marta [actCountry] => Colombia [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 489 [website] => ) [25] => Array ( [actID] => 37 [actName] => Helen Serridge [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 19 [featured] => yes [biog] => Helen is quite a good singer really and used to practise quite often (about twice a month). Her dream was to sing on "Top of the Pops" with Chesney Hawkes but the show was axed.. and Chesney refused to retract the restraining order. Her beautiful dream smashed to smithereens, she vowed to give up warbling for good. However, fresh from some healing relaxation time in a helpful institution, her life has found new musical meaning. Helen is now busy making a concept album based upon the works of Dick Van Dyke. In her spare time Helen enjoys wearing hats and smiling at small children (they look a little like her). [actNotes] => [imgID] => 473 [website] => http://www.myspace.com/helenserridge ) [26] => Array ( [actID] => 65 [actName] => Hyperteens [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Some lads from Gorse Hill led by Adam Cunningham, who used to come into the youth club from the age of about 12. Simon Sherrat, the music worker at the centre did a regular session with them traing them to paly instruments. They formed themselves into a band called Hyperteens that then got renamed as Phoenix. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [27] => Array ( [actID] => 47 [actName] => Ian McMillan [actTown] => Barnsley [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => Barnsley-born "football-poet", Ian has written several plays and books of poetry and has been a regular on BBC radio for quite some time now. He is very good at writing poems.

In sept '05 Ian and I were commissioned by Walk the Plank to produce a fusion of poetry and music that was to be the accompaniment to "Remember, Remember", a large-scale fireshow in London celebrating the 400th anniversary of Guy Fawkes attempt to blow up Parliament in 1605. "Entry of Guy" was played over a large PA system as a 25 foot figure of Guy Fawkes (strapped to a golf buggy) made its way through the crowd of over 15,000 people and approached the enormous wooden model of the houses of parliament designed and built by the sculptor Pete Mountain. "Pretty up the House" accompanied a beautifully-spectacular illumination of the bonfire build prior to "the finale" when we re-wrote history by actually "burning down the house!" (accompanied, of course, by a Xoundboy remix of the old Talking Heads song of the same name) [actNotes] => [imgID] => 474 [website] => http://www.ian-mcmillan.co.uk ) [28] => Array ( [actID] => 88 [actName] => Indie Kate [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => One of the local bands from Gorse Hill [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [29] => Array ( [actID] => 67 [actName] => Jay & Spinx [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Janine and Spinx, two of the most talented individuals ever to walk through the doors of the studio. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [30] => Array ( [actID] => 82 [actName] => Juancho [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 488 [website] => ) [31] => Array ( [actID] => 64 [actName] => Kemz [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Ken aka Mark Thompson is originally from New York but lived some of his life in North Africa and thne moved to Manchester in the late 90s. His unique vocal style can hypnotise an audience - I saw it with my own eyes at the Side Show, where he blew us all away with his performance. One of the most prolific artists to use the studios he is also one of the most driven. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [32] => Array ( [actID] => 78 [actName] => Killa C [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Killa C aka Charlene Forde is a female MC who is a match for any of the male MCs that use the studio. Her prolific output of garage/grime is an example that all other female (and male) MCs would do well to emulate. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [33] => Array ( [actID] => 38 [actName] => KT Forrester [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => GHS [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 959 [website] => ) [34] => Array ( [actID] => 68 [actName] => LB & QT [actTown] => None [actCountry] => None [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [35] => Array ( [actID] => 39 [actName] => Lotus [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => Jan Bull and I formed a band called Lotus with Robin Sunflower on Harmonica, Anthony on bass, Darren on percussion and Simon McArthy on various instruments. We did did several gigs, some good, some bad. [actNotes] => [imgID] => 466 [website] => ) [36] => Array ( [actID] => 43 [actName] => Mica [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => no [biog] => [actNotes] => [imgID] => 462 [website] => ) [37] => Array ( [actID] => 44 [actName] => Mossey [actTown] => Manchester [actCountry] => UK [label] => [personID] => 1 [featured] => yes [biog] => Mossey (aka Tom Leyden) is a Manchester-based Singer/Songwriter from Ireland who lived most of his early years near Bury and has played and sung around Manchester and Ireland in pubs and clubs for several years. Tom had previously recorded three albums before we began working together.

Over a period of about 5 months we recorded and mixed nine songs together. Unfortunately though, Tom left me in no doubt about the fact that he didn't really like what I had done with his songs. This came as a big disappointment, especially as I had put so much work into making them.

I have tried several times, unsuccessfully, to get back in touch to ask Tom whether he minds me putting his music on this web site. Nevertheless because I really like these songs, especially "War fights war", "I lost my stance" and "Forget it All", I have decided to make them available to be listened to.

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Arguably his best song "Yao!" takes its name from the call made by the lone snorkelling fisherman to the waiting fisherman on the shore when he spots a shoal of expensive-looking fish swimming within the perimeter of the net. They immediately drop their dominoes and haul in the huge net that can contain over 2000 fish.

These songs, most of which are about the people of Taganga and their day-to-day living, were recorded in-between tropical rain showers in the local houses of Taganga using just an ageing laptop and a pair of mics with some sticky tape. They turned out quite well though.

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In 1993 I began working as a freelance Music Producer, Sound Engineer, Studio Designer and installer of sound equipment. Since then I have been involved with many different projects some more successful than others.

Here are some of them...

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