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There are mugs, and then there are mugs…

mugs This is the current operational selection of mugs at the Booth household. I can hear the question now... "Why have you shared a picture of your mugs with us, David?" Well, it's an 'individual' thing. A 'not the same' thing. A 'gloiously not conforming to a template' thing (unless...
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As Mission Statements go…

As I get older, I appreciate more and more how lucky I am to have a talent for music. As I type, I’m just a couple of weeks off turning 42. I’ve been involved in actively learning, performing, making, writing, being immersed in music since I was a kid, growing up in a house full...
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Back Home

After a thoroughly enjoyable couple of years based ten minutes drive away, I've moved my recording studio back to my home village (Debenham in Suffolk, UK, as you ask). Specifically, back to the grounds of my home. Why? Well, ten minutes commute wasn't killing me and the rent on the commercial unit wasn't extortionate... but actually,...
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My secret weapon(s)

What follows is not me spouting off about how great I am. Go with me for a minute and I’ll get to the point…
I’m 40 years of age and I’ve been actively playing music of one sort or another since the age of 4. So, using my finely-tuned mathematical...
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Happily backwards, a bit…

I’ve been driving past the old bakery shop window in Earl Soham a lot since I moved The Recording Booth to the village in March. In recent weeks there have been various old items filling up the window and the room within, with notes on the window saying things like ‘please collect me’...

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Planets in a row…

I haven’t been so excited about the postman knocking on the door for a long, long time. He’s a friendly enough chap, although I think he may be some sort of prototype post-droid as he always has white wires coming out of his ears and only seems to have a vocabulary of about...

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Unpaid but a good platform?

Just this week I had an unexpected, but very interesting facebook chat with a great musician and all-round good chap called Terry Crouch. I know him from my days in and around the Chelmsford / mid-Essex acoustic scene where he puts on some good ‘showcase’ nights for up & coming singer/songwriters. I also...

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