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Darrel, Adam and Rob have been recording a new CD at Embassy Studios this month. Titled Bop Machine, this 12 track CD will be released next month. More details will follow soon...
Darrel has been recording guitar tuition videos for his brand new Patreon page - 4 solos have been added for January and you can visit and subscribe here - https://www.patreon.com/darrelhighammusic
A new service now provided at Embassy Studios is a joint venture between engineer/producer, Graham Dominy and Darrel and is aimed at singers and song writers. Together they are able to turn songs (within the Rockabilly and Rock 'n' Roll genres) into proper backing tracks. Bass, drums and guitars are recorded in the studio by Darrel, engineered by Graham and the finished tracks are then ready for the singer to come in and record their vocals.
Just email over mp3s of your songs or list your favourite tracks and it will all be recorded for you!
Expert advice will be given to you on how to publish and protect your songs as well as advice and prices for pressing the finished songs onto either CD or vinyl.
For more info and prices, email Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Foot Tapping Records are planning a series of Darrel Higham vinyl for 2019. Firstly, there will be an LP release on 12" vinyl entitled There's Gonna Be Rockin' Tonight - a 12 track LP featuring cover versions of some of Darrel's favourite 1950s Rockabilly songs. Titles include; Everybody's Rockin', So Long Good Luck Goodbye, Hooray For That Little Difference, Too Many Lovers, Touch Of Loving, Rock Roll Jump & Jive, Crazy Baby, Baby Baby, There's Gonna Be Rockin' Tonight, etc.
A classic CD release from the band back in 2003 will be re-issued on vinyl by Foot Tapping Records in early 2019.
Darrel has 2 tracks on this brand new CD - available for purchase here - Christmas Blues, a Rockabilly re-working of the song that originally appeared on the rare Ghost Of Love CD from 2000. Also, a cover of the Johnny Horton Yuletide classic, They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose.
It's with great sadness I learned about the passing of the top Rock 'n' Roll agent, Paul Barrett last Sunday (20th January 2019). Paul had been my agent for 25 years and I considered him to be one of my closest business associates during this period of my career.
Always willing to help and offer great advice as well as a wonderful sense of humour, he will be greatly missed by not just myself but all Rock 'n' Roll bands and artists that had the pleasure of working with him.
I had never told him how much I appreciated all his help and wisdom throughout the years we worked together but I like to think he knew how I felt. I will miss him greatly.
I send my personnel condolences to all his family and friends - Paul will never be forgotten.