Adventures in Protools: I gaily thought that I would have all this album recording and mixing stuff done and dusted by the turn of last year (2017). So it is that I have not!
It has been a lot of learning and discovery which I enjoy. People ask why do you do it this way, all alone?
It is partly wanting to make something as I think it ought to be and having the final sayso. I am probably just a control freak of a very English sort!
The process can be very dispiriting because it is all up to me and the days turn so easily to ratshit. I look at what I have done in the day and curse myself! The whole thing seems a vast enterprise, the edges of which I can only dimly see. It becomes smaller and more manageable day by day as I learn. I do have a support network of donors of good and sometimes wise advice to help me alon