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June 9th, 2011

And so the day came for me to visit Alain Whyte in his hermitage studio retreat, and to hear his vintage Les Paul with Bigsby pick-ups loud and clear through his 1950′s supergained Fender amp, and then to relish the same song but through his high-strung Strat, and then to try it out on his new amazingly resonant acoustic Martin, alongside which I of course bowed on my violin.

We played, we sang, we showed each other new ideas and new songs, and chewed the fat about music and more. A great first play, so glad we’re exploring this material together, and got my fingers crossed a certain choice and succulent scrap comes my way…