St James Infirmary performed by Australian musician Mike de Velta. A variation on a very old traditional song with Flamenco and Jazz elements. Please like my page and share if it pleases you. Thank you for listening. https://www.facebook.com/mikedeveltamusic/
In the studio
A cover of one of my favorite musicians, Mississippi Fred McDowell. I just love his passion and did my best to present this one in a true light. Please like https://www.facebook.com/mikedeveltamusic if you dig this track.
A short clip mastering my new album, “Whiskey in the Mornin’ to tape at Poons Head recording studio, album out as soon as they’re printed! Been a long time comin! 🙂 Many thanks to Rob Grant to making this album…
In the studio with “One Africa”. The talent of these guys is just amazing. A quick few hours and we had 3 tracks almost complete. This is what I love about music, people coming together and feeling good!
Fuller’s Hill is an original instrumental played on ukulele by Mike de Velta. The title is dedicated to Blind Boy Fuller who inspired me to use an alternating picking technique and apply it to the uke in an unconventional way….
Busy recording Sally Quealy’s new album and it’s coming together beautifully. If you like African music played on Mbira (Finger piano made from flattened nails) this is just magical and a must hear. I am so proud to be a…
I recorded my first 2 releases in a “professional” studio with extortionate fees to match and was only ever really 70% satisfied with the results.Back then the idea of recording on your own gear was just out of reach of the average home consumer; technologically speaking and just through the sheer expense of it all. For the price of a professional analog to digital converter you could buy yourself a decent car! But how times have changed amidst this technological revolution, home studios have now become a phenomenal success with many big studios now closing their doors.
How I love Pro tools 8, let me count the ways. Well the boys at Digidesign have certainly put in the hours to create something most streamlined and beautiful. You know how pro tools 7.4 had that hard and sterile…