Tag Archives: Music

a new Guitar in the family

Bartering: Sometimes I make a little time to help some people I know when they have computer problems. One such kind heart has swapped an almost new guitar for my work as a geek on a bicycle. An old computer … 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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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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Making BTS Video Tutorials

This year I started a new video project as a Teaching Aid. If a picture can paint a thousand words, then a Video can cut straight to the chase. At times over the years I have been asked to teach … 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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Wellington Festivals 2015

The 3 big gigs started with a storm instead of another great Island Bay Festival. The month of March this year has become quite unstable. The next week was a show down between two festivals in Kilbirnie.¬† The local Business … Continue reading

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Robots

Re-programming the Robots This is another composition from the early or mid 1980’s, all I remember is that the words flowed out on a scrap of paper in 20 minutes, and by the next morning I had most of the … Continue reading

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Electric Touch

¬†Some people are so nice that they can leave a lasting impression. This song came together when I was trying out Bass Guitars. I small black Vesta copy of a Fender Jasman just wanted to play this riff, so I … Continue reading

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