My hearing is actually better than ever because after a feedback scare at the O2 Indigo in December 2008 I am taking good care of it. I have computer systems in my studio that have helped me do my engineering work on the forthcoming Quadrophenia release. I have had assistance from younger forensic engineers and [...]
I am shut away in my home studio at the moment working to restore the demos of Quadrophenia. Bob Pridden is doing surround-sound mixes of selected tracks. Jon Astley is remastering the original vinyl mix, and evaluating his own 1996 remix (the one where you can properly hear Roger’s astonishing vocals). I am sitting in [...]
rnThis book is not a vanity for me. It is an essential rite of passage. I know I am good at what I do as a performer and composer, but since my early teens I have been happiest when writing. Writing is my principal daily occupation. Rock ëní roll is a tough career, however cynically [...]
17 March 2011 REACHING OUT TO EVERYONE IN JAPAN I have spoken to some friends in Tokyo, and they are OK as of today, but I have had no replies to messages I sent to two Japanese business friends in the north. It is worrying to think that in effect the country is divided in [...]
Forever’s no time at all.