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With the recent success of the album Big Music by Simple Minds, Andy talks about how the album was recorded and what it’s like working with a band whose reputation and substantial back catalogue precedes them… Did you listen to early Simple Minds as a young man? Which...
by monkehWorks
One of the tests for any long-time record producer is handling change and transformation, both in the overall musical climate and within the career of an established act. When multi-million sellers Simply Red announced their decision to disband in 2010, after twenty-five years, t...
by Tim Benson
Over the years a lot of people have asked me what it is that a record producer actually does – and it’s still a question that regularly comes up. I recently sat and talked it through with old friend and writing partner Tim Benson – and we put down a few of the thoughts that...
by monkehWorks
What’s the album called? I think Gibo had ’20th Century Man’ in mind. I get that this is how he sees himself but it’s not self-deprecating, more a realistic evaluation of his outlook. Does it have a lead track? Not really. Again, Gibo might think that 20th...
by monkehWorks
  Intro about the interview, who with, date, what the general topic was Q.I really loved the 2 releases you produced for Jeff Beck, You Had It Coming & Jeff. I thought they were very inspiring & progressive. Were there any particular artists or songs at the time that...
by monkehWorks
My association with Macedonian born singer Toše Proeski  began in the spring of 2006. Tragically Toše died in a road accident on October the 16th 2007. I have since remained in contact with Toše’s family, completing our unfinished work (the resulting Album “The Hardes...
by monkehWorks