Category: POPULAR MUSIC

Early Rupert Neve Consoles and their stories | PART EIGHT: 1970 -1971 | ‘Neves for Prague, Moscow and for Decca. Ireland gets the biggest Neve order and wrap-around desks for Elstree.’

Researched and written by DAVID TAYLOR With information and photographs by JOHN TURNER And further assistance from BLAKE DEVITT With enormous amounts of help from John Turner, and by also delving into the Neve files that Blake Devitt has been carefully looking after, this is the eighth part of the articles aiming to give the history…

By David Taylor 2023-12-10 Off

Early Rupert Neve Consoles and their stories | PART SEVEN: 1970 | ‘The first 24-Track Neve’

Researched and written by DAVID TAYLOR With information and photographs by JOHN TURNER And further assistance from BLAKE DEVITT Much of the internet history of Neve is confused, so with lots of help from John Turner, and by delving into the Neve files that Blake Devitt has been carefully looking after, these articles aim to…

By David Taylor 2023-02-20 Off

1970 – The changing face of music at LONDON WEEKEND TV | A look at ‘THE WORLD OF MAYNARD FERGUSON’.

BY DAVID TAYLOR CONTENTS Making the music on TV sound better And making the ‘Light Entertainment’ shows better What to do about ‘a house band’? ‘The World Of Maynard Ferguson’ TV Special Video excerpt one – the opening and first band number: Video excerpt two – keep the singers moving: The others in the show…

By David Taylor 2021-10-27 0

1967 – ANGLIA TELEVISION | a look at the ‘GLAMOUR ’67’ OUTSIDE BROADCAST

By DAVID TAYLOR For the first in this series of posts on my years at Anglia Television look HERE In the summer of 1967, Anglia took the OB Unit around East Anglia’s seaside towns and as the Anglia region was reaching well into Lincolnshire, we sometimes headed north, around The Wash up as far as…

By David Taylor 2020-06-05 3