Played in a 4 piece band
'Delta 9' (Bass,
Drums, Keyboards, Guitar, all singing). Gigs around Gold Coast
and Northern NSW. Played avant-garde rock / jazz music and covers
of Santana, AWB other funky stuff (but more rocky than funky).
Supported Rose Tattooo, Moving Pictures, other not so famous bands.
Wrote original songs and gradually built our own recording studio
in Springbrook (Gold Coast Hinterland Mountains) starting with
4 Track Tascam Reel to Reel. Upgraded to 8 track then 16 Track
Tascam Reel to Reel. Recorded ourselves and various local artists
(including semi famous country singer Lee Conway - who ripped
us off and nearly sent us broke!)
1983 - 1988
Amalgamated with a 24 Track
Recording Studio in Springbrook to form 'Springbrook Recording
Left Springbrook Studio after partners
committed studio to massive debt with limited income - set up
personal home studio. Recorded and played on ex Krishna Kids project
musicians' album (Havi)
(still waiting for cheques to cover sessions!)
1990 - 1993
Wrote my own songs and employed 2 female
vocalists lead/backing to once again seek stardom! (Mainly gigged
around Gold Coast as 'Red
Square'). Lead vocalist used my songs and recordings to get
a job on childrens TV Brisbane and get Denni Hines' Manager to
sign her (but NOT us!) Final Performance supporting Michael Winslow
at Twin Towns RSL
1994 - 1997
After doing a spreadsheet to calculate
hours worked verses pay for gig = $3/hr, retired from music full
time to actually earn some money as a Musical Instruments Salesman
(specialising in MIDI) then Computer Salesman/Consultant.
1998 - now
Car Accident with whiplash and Traumatic
Brain Injury (retired).
Recorded on Home Studio (Computer) neighbour's
sons band 'This Winter'
Recorded/Produced on Home Studio (Computer) Coast Musician
Joe Casey's Album - Turn My World Around (backing vocals and all