Nowhere Man



Recorded 29 December 2004. During the vocal recording I picked up the video camera as an afterthought while simultaneously watching the recording computer and shot about 68 seconds of Paul singing.
I thought later that it might be interesting to try and sync the final mix to the video soundtrack, and it worked beautifully!
With only one minute of a video clip, I had to fill up the rest of the song with titles and clips of me playing the various instruments used on the track.
This success inspired all my subsequent video clips.


Happy Together




Recorded 17 September 2005.

This Boy




Recorded 17 September 2005. We sang the verses together into a single mike, two takes. On attempting a final mix, we encountered a problem because Paul's high part was dominant in the verses when in fact Patrick's low part is the main melody line, and you can't unmix three parts sang into one mike. Patrick returned the following week to sing his part again solo, that's how he manages a quick wardrobe change during the song.


Run For Your Life




Recorded 17 September 2005.  The lead guitar solo was pasted together from multiple attempts at separate phrases (guitar solos are not our strong point). There is a bit of video experimentation with 2 Askews appearing beside each other playing two different guitars.


She's Not There




Recorded 18 October 2009.
This hit from The Zombies was performed by Me n Mine not long after its release. The keyboard solo was found on the web - the player is unknown (none of us can do Rod Argent that well). We probably put a guitar solo in for our 66 version.






Recorded 18 October 2009.
Another Lennon/McCartney song - this one largely Lennon's. Also performed by Me 'n' Mine in 66/67. I was having trouble finding a mandolin sound and discovered it could be done by simply double tracking my accoustic guitar, a trick also used on Here Comes The Sun.


Yackandandah's Home to Me




Video Recorded 10 November 2009.
This is a Patrick McMahon original. Lindsay Askew contributed the Western Swing feel and the excellent lead guitar work. Backing harmony by Paul & Rob. Also starring Jackie the old cattle dog, who used to be Rob's mum's companion.

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