Tag Archives: Homemade Tour

** Shanty Mayhem **

Oh what a night. Here’s Mule leading John Kanaka with the company of the Stag Inn in Hastings. Wow that pub really knows how to shanty. Can’t wait for the next time us Skinnies are down that way. Ahoj! Haul … Continue reading

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The Enterprise end of tour party

We jumped in the landrover over two hours behind schedule but safe in the knowledge we had finished the EP and we had fifty working copies to give out at the gig. After a day of last minute mixing and … Continue reading

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Homemade Tour EP Info

The track listing and info for the EP goes a bit like this in case you were wondering. And it’s on sale from the Skinny Shop for five English pounds plus p&p. 1. William Harker – Original tune by George Thomas … Continue reading

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Day Nine and Ten – Spooky cellars and microphones

We awoke to the sound of sea gulls in Hastings old town the morning after an amazing show at the Stag. I vote the gig best of tour though the Forge was right up there too. It was great to … Continue reading

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Day Eight – Hauling to Hastings

Hastings was up next. I must admit the thought of playing my home town filled me with the worst nerves i’ve encountered for some time. For some reason playing in front of people you know well is worse for me … Continue reading

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Day Seven – The Domain of Dr Syn

Rolled out of the cold dark recording studio and made our way back into Deal to collect our trunks from the Astor Theatre. Thankyou so much to the Cocos Lovers for putting us up for the night even though we … Continue reading

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Day Six – Deal or No Deal

We woke up in Tash’s Mum and Dad’s house a lot later than planned but all feeling much better after a relatively early night and a really good night sleep in super comfortable beds. We all seemed to have had … Continue reading

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Day Five – Up to the Toon

Wow! Felt like there was no way forward this morning. Woke up after the night that was Blood, Sweat and Beers to an extremely hot empty house. Anxious feelings all-round after the behaviour of one certain Skinny may have found … Continue reading

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Day Four – Blood, Sweat & Beers

Ok so here we go. Rain, rain and drizzle started the day. Soaked through and tetchy we set off from Ye Olde Star Inn with a hearty breakfast and the offer of a paid Sunday gig under our belts. After … Continue reading

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Day Three – Brid

Another slow start but nevertheless the gang busied themselves with sign making and vintage suitcase fixing duties and when we were finally ready to set off we were all in need of a good lunch. We stopped in Leicester to … Continue reading

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