PAST PROJECTS

 
Recent  projects

The Fool's Moon

Incredibly talented prog rockers from Lowestoft who  recorded their entire album, The Fool's Moon at the Barn Studio which was released in June 2021.

https://www.facebook.com/TheFoolsMoon/

See a live concert of the entire album at the Barn at the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl-JtfI4vV0

Rhumba Club

Rhumba Club, aka Tom Falle has been working with us recently and released his new record (Welcome to the Rhumba Club) in November 2021 - a number of the tracks co-produced and co-written with Bob Kidby!  

https://www.facebook.com/itsrhumbaclub/

and this is the video link to his latest release Guess this is love recorded and the promo filmed in the Barn Studio:

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CZZ4BpWhuBd/?utm_medium=copy_link

The Vagaband 

Completely original and fabulous eclectic band from East Anglia.

We worked with the Vagaband to record their 4th album; this included working with them on the song that accompanied the 2021 census campaign. See link below:

https://www.popisms.com/Song/214284/This-Will-Be-Our-Year-Jose-McGill-and-The-Vagaband

And this is the link to one of the tracks:

https://americana-uk.com/jose-mcgill-the-vagaband-white-noise

Also on Future Radio (Norwich) Steve Arlene Show  on 14 February 2021, the band were interviewed and they name checked our very own Bob Kidby as studio supremo

We also recorded keyboards and provided production help on several tracks of their 3rd album, Something Wicked This Way Comes   

http://www.thevagaband.co.uk/

Snowy White

The legendary Snowy White with his legendary friends Max Middelton, Kuma Harada and Jeff Allen - recorded two songs as part of his  Released album; we also recorded keyboards for Snowy's recent release, The Situation

http://www.snowywhite.com/released.html

Tim Blanchard

Saxman's Tim's debut album entitled When the Mood Takes entirely recorded, mixed and mastered in the Barn Studio. All the sax you could wish for!

https://bandcamp.com/search?q=Tim%20Blanchard&item_type

Glove Compartment

We are also working with Ant Shiels aka Glove Compartment from Cambridgeshire - a number of songs recorded and more to follow. This includes the fantastic Christmas is ruined ! which was released on 7 December 2020. 

https://www.facebook.com/glovecompartmentmusic/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lsTdFRM2y4&ab_channel=GloveCompartment

 
Older projects

Clarence King and the Regents

an 8-piece London-based mash-up of soul, ska, funk and rock originals

https://soundcloud.com/clarencekingandtheregents

Helen Ward

Helen has completed recording her 2nd album with us. It is simply sublime. Release date is now September 2022.

https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/helenaward

https://www.helenawardmusic.com/news

Bob Kidby

Bob's 2nd solo album, Snapshot (like his first album Call Me Stupid)  features all original songs.  Supporting musicians include Max Middleton (ex-Jeff Beck Band), Jeff Allen (ex-Van Morrison) and Jesse Quin (Keane). 

https://soundcloud.com/search?q=Bob%20Kidby

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-music&field-keywords=Bob+Kidby

James Cumber aka Edenhill

We are working with James on his solo acoustic album. His recent releases of Afterlife  and Reliever are currently getting 13000 hits a week. Read about this Swindon-based singer/songwriter and listen to the songs on the links below  

https://edenhill.uk/

https://laurenangharad.com/2021/01/07/edenhill-a-spotlight-on-the-up-and-coming-artist-with-a-multitude-of-musical-talent/#:~:text=But%20whilst%20being%20reduced%20to,talent%20from%20an%20early%20age.

East Angles Brass Band

Northern soul meets East Anglia in a  nine piece soul band playing some soul classics

https://www.facebook.com/eastanglesbrassband/

Clare Langan

Brilliant classical flautist - Clare is the principal flautist with the Cunard Cruise line

http://clarelangan.co.uk/clarelangan.co.uk/Have_a_Listen.html

Kalon

We welcomed German indie rock band, Kalon with producer, Richard Flack to record 8 tracks for a forthcoming release. This is what they said:

"We feel happy, exhausted, blessed and full of gratefulness for these intense last couple of weeks. We really appreciate this opportunity we’ve been given to and can’t wait to bring it all on stage and on your speakers! A massive shoutout to our producers @richflack and the man Bob Kidby who have done an amazing job! You guys are the best! We’d also like to thank everyone else who’s been involved in these last weeks for capturing the good and the bad moments ( even though we hardly had one), for supporting us with all the bits and pieces around the recording and most of all the amazing time we had! Love x KALON"

https://www.facebook.com/kalonmusic/

Jan Jinkerson Duo

Classy East Anglian duo featuring Jan Jickerson on vocals and John Parker on guitar playing some great jazz standards

The Soft Tone Needles

We have recorded a number of cool soul tunes with this exhilarating 8-piece horn and percussion collective from East Anglia

http://softtoneneedles.wixsite.com/thesofttoneneedles

Neil Murray

A "Back to the 60s" project with originals songs from Neil and Stupid Music's Bob Kidby recorded on the best analogue and digital equipment. Look out for the album Long lost hits of the 60s - Volume 3 . What could be better!

http://neilmurraysongs.com/

Juan Lauder

The wonderful and much missed John Parker recorded a range of songs with us - some with his blues band, some solo songs and some with his friend, piano player Max Middleton

Teddy

Hoxton's finest - cutting edge sythn pop/alt rock 

https://soundcloud.com/teddytheband

Guranfoe

Excellent instrumental prog-rock outfit from Norwich who are working with us to overdub keyboards and do some reamping. This album will be released this year following their successful Sum of Erda album. 

http://www.facebook.com/guranfoe/

Clare Free

We recorded Clare's 3rd album Where Are  You Now?  which was released in February 2020.

This is what she said about the record:

"What an exciting time it is for me at the moment.  I can now reveal that my new album was produced and mixed by the world famous Richard Flack who is Robbie Williams' producer.  It was co-produced, and engineered, by the wonderful Bob Kidby in his stunning studio and mastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios in London.  What a lucky, lucky girl I am. "

And listen to Clare's single Where  Are You Now which was released in February 2020 via the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akpkiyxtgoc

 

Also check out Clare's PR New Outlaw PR company specialising in getting music played on the radio and featured in the press:

https://www.outlaw-pr.co.uk/

http://www.clarefree.co.uk/

The Nicholas Bewes Trio

Ex-BBC Singer, Nicholas Bewes recorded a unique set of Rudyard Kipling poems set to music.

The John Whitehead Trio with Jan Jinkerson

We have recorded six tracks with these jazz maestros from Norfolk, now mixed and ready to go

The Makeshifts

Canvey Island style rhythm 'n' blues

http://www.themakeshiftsareback.co.uk/

Lewis Danezi

We have recorded several of Lewis's songs - a true original.