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Tuesday, 4 February 2014 | 330 days to go

Last night rehearsal went well. After Jon had gone, Emma, Davy and I started working on my harmonies for ‘The River’ and ‘As I Hesitate’. This is proving very challenging. I remember how long it took for me to play

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Saturday, 1 February 2014 | 333 days to go

Today we sent a demo CD off to a friend of mine who is a friend of Mike Scott of the Waterboys. My Friend Jay first heard an old demo, recorded by Emma & Davy pre-Lazy Daze, back in August

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Thursday, 30 January 2014 | 335 days to go

I arrived at the GFM studio about 6.40 pm. Emma and Davy were already parked up and we headed straight in to do our sound check. The pic below shows how much they would appreciate a new studio. Ian Liversidge,

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Thursday, 23 January 2014 | 342 days to go

I submitted our entries into the Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent Contest and the Hard Rock Cafe competition, Hard Rock Rising. The Emerging Talent Contest is judged by a panel of 40 people from the music industry. We will hear in

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Wednesday, 22 January 2014 | 343 days to go

We returned to David Oliver’s this evening, to complete our recording session. We had less time but having spent ages figuring the best positioning for each of us in the room, and volume levels, we were quicker to get down

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Monday, 20 January 2014 | 345 days to go

I managed to spend some time investigating crowdfunding with a view to raising money to make our first album. Pre-release sales seems to be the preferred term, meaning purchasers are pre-ordering rather than committing a charitable act. Marillion were the

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Sunday, 19 January 2014 | 346 Days to go

No musicing today, so I thought I’d capture a snapshot of social media, and other, stats. Every so often I’ll do an update and try and come to conclusions as to what works and what doesn’t. Hopefully we’ll start to

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Saturday, 18 January 2014 | 347 days to go

We gathered at my house in Glastonbury just before 1 pm and headed to David Oliver’s, near Priddy. It took over an hour of tweaking volumes and re-positioning mics and the bass amp before we were ready to go. The

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