July Playlist

New experiences this month have so far included a night out in Stramash, trying my first ever “Bucky Bomb“, going to a fashion show, and…

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June Playlist

ready or not – john “j-c” carr pool mix | laura mvula, john jc carr cocoon | milky chance father, father | jay prince oceans…

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Playlist: 24 songs for 24

In my world, birthdays are a big deal, and this time I’m turning 24! I don’t expect to be a whole lot different from right now,…

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Make your own home recording studio

I recently caught up with my brother and musician Paul at Steakpie Studios for tea and yum yums. His studio is so cool, that I…

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The untold story of Steakpie Studios: Paul Henry Smith

‘Six of those songs were recorded in a professional studio back in ‘95 – and that was when I fell in love with the idea…

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Festival No.6

I’ve been excited about Autumn 2016 for a long time now. For starters, I’ve just moved into a flat by myself; it’s old, creaky and…

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‘Vinyl is more a living entity of something’, so a record collector once told me.

Henry Smith is a record collector. He is also my Dad. He’s been doing it since he was a teenager in the sixties, and now…

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