The crystal ball of email presented me two requests this week to make string arrangements which is a nice problem to have. I like to find within the song some […]

I didn’t know Mary Margaret O’Hara very well when I asked her to sing on my first record  in 1988 but I loved the way Greg Keelor described her to […]

Alexander Courage

Watching this interview with the late Alexander Courage (the guy who wrote the Star Trek theme) is inspiring and depressing. Inspiring because of his personality and work, depressing because it […]

I recorded more brilliant vocals by Meg Tennant on the final  Sam Larkin record. I find when a great artist like her, tells me (after almost every take), that she […]

Curse Of Surname

I recorded Tony Allen playing fiddle yesterday on a record I’m finishing. Typically when producing a record I say things like “Think you need to check your tuning.” or “Could […]