Author Archives: joelsitar

About joelsitar

I play sitar and guitar, lots.

How to Survive 2 Weeks in the Studio with Sunday Driver, if you’re a boy

Boys Have the Best Toys As a child I was always very grateful to have been born a boy! Boys get good toys: cars that turn into robots that turn into guns; Darth Vader ; remote controlled boats. Girls get … Continue reading

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The agony of the morning

I discovered a new spin on the commute to ‘work’ last week. Crawling off a couch / matress with a throat like a chimney sweeps, hungry, late , with your own songs buzzing around your head in an insanely annoying … Continue reading

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The worst best situation.

I’ve just got back from the studio. I’ve spent five of the last six days inside the demo for Sunday Driver’s new album. A bubble that sucks you in holds you, takes your responsibilities and forces you to leave them at … Continue reading

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BBC Session

Kat, Chemise, Chandy and I did a intimate radio session on BBC Cambs last week. We were tired, grouchy and the slightly hyper… however one of the new songs came out really well… and here it is, The Music Box … Continue reading

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A strum and a click

For the first year of my life as a guitarist , I didn’t play with bands or other musicians or even along to that many records (as I couldn’t work them out). I sat in my own little world turning … Continue reading

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