Saturday, 13 January 2018
My family were too poor to visit Butlins for a holiday. I remember being aged 6 in a caravan on the wrong side of the fence, peaking over it at the swish monorail that snaked around the camp.
FFWD 50 odd years and it's time for The Orb to premiere their new line up and album at the Rockaway Beach festival.
Having the flu didn't help but I made it to the end of what I thought was a wonderful gig..
Monday, 1 January 2018
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Now this was one of the most difficult jobs I have done in a while.
But in the end it all lined up and overlaid just how it should.
If there is one thing I know, it's how to get those projectors to do as they are told.
As for the content, well 3/10 must try harder ....lol
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Fireworks at Kempton Park, which for once went smoothly.
I worked on one of the worst ever jobs of my life at Kempton back in the early 90s for LCI who managed to totally destroy the Kempton Balloon Festival by concentrating more on the guest list than the project management. The only thing that worked on that fateful night long ago, were my four follow spots.. Not much of a show for the 15k in the crowd
Ahh those were the days..
Monday, 23 October 2017
The fist fight outside the chip shop took me back to my teens in Nottingham..
Ahh those were the days...
as for the show
projection mapping experts Glowing Bulbs made newbie mistakes, but nothing is new under the sun. It looked fine in the end. Of course.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Saturday, 14 October 2017
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Here we are again 14 years later, Japan's No 1 venue..
I offered Dom Brown a fiver to play Deep Purple's 'space truckin' during girls on film, but he bottled it.. we both had Purple's seminal 'Made in Japan' album when we were kids - much of it being recorded at Budokan.
And then it was over. Two years of Paper Gods and now it's back to some semblance of Reality.