Selling Up

September 13, 2013

In 1997 I persuaded my Dad to let me spend the inheritance I was due to receive the following year. I blew the lot (not a huge amount, but enough at the time) on a brand new synthesiser. It was a Roland XP-10, and I’ve used it ever since. Read the rest of this entry »


Building a Tea Chest Bass

July 20, 2013

I spent some time this afternoon having fun and messing about with powertools. Mrs. C was out and the boys were either occupied or prepared to give me a hand, so we got busy with the wood I’d already salvaged from an unused packing crate.

To begin with, I chopped two of the smaller side panels in half and screwed them back together as a box.

New Box Read the rest of this entry »


Making Music

June 9, 2013

I have been making music. I have also been making musical instruments. Read the rest of this entry »