Dean Clarke – 1965-2014

Our friend and band mate, Dean Clarke, passed away suddenly last Saturday. Here is a recording we did that features a solo by Dean on Trumpet. You were a great friend, golfer, technology leader, and committed band member. You will be missed. Bill Kirkpatrick – Vocals, Guitar Carl Strempler – Guitar Gary Brenner – Keys […]

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Great Quote

“The best songs don’t get recorded, the best recordings don’t get released, the best releases don’t get played.” – Jim Dickinson But… I’m trying to change that by recording a lot of bands and a lot of live shows. I’m getting ready to do the mix down of Techapalooza 2014 and there should be some […]

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Help The Poor

Here is a tune from the Consultants of Swing performing a classic blues tune, Help The Poor. Fender Custom Classic Stratocaster with DeTemple pickups into a Divided By 13 FTR37 amp was my rig. I also used a Diamond Tremolo Pedal and for the solos I kicked in a Diamond Boost-EQ Pedal. Bill Kirkpatrick – […]

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Playin’ with My Friends

After a two night sold-out engagement at the King’s Head on December 4th and 5th, the dust is starting to settle and I’m finishing up the mixes for the recording we did on December 5th. This song puts a smile on my face every time we play it. Towards the end of the horn section […]

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Pipeline

Who doesn’t love the sound of a good Telecaster? Played through a Divided By 13 FTR37 it is even better. Turn up the reverb and do a few surf tunes! And so we did. The arrangement is from the movie Back to the Beach where Dick Dale plays his classic tune, Pipeline, with Stevie Ray […]

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A Blues Yule

This year our 4th annual non-sanctioned, non-official Christmas bash will be a two night affair at the legendary King’s Head Pub and Eatery! Tickets are only $10. Last year’s event sold out so quickly it was decided we needed to go to two nights, Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th. The doors will open […]

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25 or 6 to 4

Here is the final tune by Bandwidth at Techapalooza, the battle of the bands fund raiser in Winnipeg at the Park Theatre on February 16th. On this tune I’m playing my Fender Custom Classic Stratocaster into the Tone King Metropolitan. The opening riff is the guitar straight into the amp set to the lead channel. […]

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