Back in the Fold

Humility comes thick and fast in a country such as Colombia. On Saturday we went to visit a project called ‘Red Loma Sur’ in the southern Bogota community of San Cristobal. The long drive through the labyrinthine streets lined with red bare brick houses...

Exciting Times

It’s quite amazing being back in Bogota, each time I come back there is more to see and like.   As ever, I find it is the people here who make it such a special country. It was great to spend some time in the Bogota studio watching a young punk band record....

Big City Trip

I had the great pleasure to meet a fantastic person the other day. Reynaldo Jose Urueta Restrepo is a young man of 18 from El Salado with a bright future.   Over the past year and a half Reynaldo has been learning different aspects of studio engineering –...

Back in Bogota

  It’s a great feeling to be back in Bogota after such a long hiatus.   I am here to plan the coming year of the studio with the crew here and work with the new project coordinator that we have here. Lots of meetings, interviews and planning over the...

Armadillo Surprise

Cartagena -now with added sun- but its memory will last for a long time. Before we arrived people had been telling us that we were going to working in hot, uncomfortable conditions. We didnĀ“t quite realise how difficult the conditions were going to be.   The...

Tim and Jon Leave Colombia

Having arrived back in the UK some days ago events in Colombia seem a distant way off now. Tim and I worked through the unbelievable heat in El Salado, much to the amusement of the locals, and finished the studio cabin in plenty of time. After a few days Caribbean...