October. Song. Poster.

Lea says:

I think this was done some time in 2008. It was course work from when I did an Audio Music Technology degree at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. One of Geoff Batty’s* courses as I recall.  I had a flat for a while in St Matthew’s Gardens, with a very odd shape, and acoustic material recorded quite well in there. This was done with a pair of AKG 414’s in a ORTF setup, with nothing added. The concertina is a Lachenal Excelsior. I quite liked it but it went during the 2012 -2013 financial crisis (personal not global) – probably about the time that Naomi was putting Robin and Bina on at the Portland Arms.

Naomi says:

The gig was only a few days away when I learnt there was no poster for it. After the initial disappointment and realisation I would have no keepsake from a gig where I shared the stage with my hero I quickly knocked this poster up at work. I still consider this one of the best things I’ve ever drawn.

Poster for Robin Williamson, Portland Arms, 11 October 2012
Poster for Robin Williamson, Portland Arms, 11 October 2012

* here’s a pic of Geoff seated at the organ!

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