Tag Archives: Mark & the Mp3’s

Adaptions for Video Cameras

Technology playing Musical Chairs After another cheep Sonycan died, the is only an old model SX-Canon Power-Shot camera left. Although it’s just a small point and shoot camera, it has very good electronics for manual control, better than many SLRs. … Continue reading

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CD Album Progress

Rocking the Footpath by Mark and the Mp3s This is a collection of the songs I have been performing live over the past year or so busking on the streets of Wellington. I’ve been recording the backing band tracks on … Continue reading

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December Busking

Shake Rattle and Roll. They don’t call New Zealand the shaky isles for nothing. Once again it is modern buildings like the Reddings Car-parking building, that is a nightmare. The building I live in has good strength and rides aftershocks … Continue reading

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Recording My Own Music

In the last few years I have learned a lot about recording music. So much in fact, that I want to go back and record some of my old songs again, as well as adding to the backing band for … Continue reading

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Busking Amplifier

Well it has been quite a week, starting with the greatest earthquake in ages and all the aftershocks. The next days Wellington also had some quite bad flooding (cutting off the city for a while) so I was jokingly saying … Continue reading

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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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Name Announced for New CD Album

 A busker with a mini recording studio on a home computer, is making his own backing tracks by learning, practicing, then recording each guitar, vocal, piano and bass tracks, one at a time. Mark and the Mp3’s is best known … Continue reading

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Dec 2015 Up-date

Technology, don’t you just love computers? Some kinds of machines know just when you need them the most, then they choose to stop. Every time I turn it on, it just keeps beeping. Change the button battery on the motherboard, … 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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