Category Archives: Popular Music

Recording a Covers Band Album

 The Great Cover Up, great cover songs done by pub bands. This CD Album is a virtual band, recorded one track at a time on my computer. I learn and practice every part of each song before recording. Many of … Continue reading

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Recording 2 CD Albums at Once

Elvis is Busking outside the Building by Mark & the Mp3’s One of the local part-time buskers Evan, was in the studio to record some songs with his guitar. He has not played music with other people very much, um, … Continue reading

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Elvis at my Sister’s Birthday

The first time I got a hired Elvis costume was to do the Elvis has Left the Building show by Mark & the Mp3’s, 2 short sets at my sister Catherine’s 60th birthday party.   After this I will have … Continue reading

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Elvis Has Left the Building

This all started with a gig at the James Cook Hotel on the Terrace. I managed to locate some excellent backing tracks, for me to sing along with. Since then I have been polishing the show while busking to a … Continue reading

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1st post – Mark and the Mp3’s

Evolution This project evolved from busking with an amplifier. Some of the songs I have recorded from scratch in the studio, many of the backing tracks are downloaded from the internet.  Some songs I only sing over the backing and … Continue reading

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