Wedneday 2nd April ’08 : I have been working again at The Hospital in Covent Garden, London, with Nigel Godrich. We recorded a live Radiohead set for the latest episode of ‘From The Basement’.

Monday 14th April ’08 : The Last Shadow Puppets release ‘The Age Of The Understatement’ , the 1st single off the forthcoming album of the same name.

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Saturday 12th Apri ’08 : Cogratulations to Duffy and Bernard Butler for album sales currently exceeding the million mark!

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Tuesday 25th March ’08 : In RAK studio 2 for a couple of weeks recording  3 new tracks with Oi Va Voi and Bacon & Quarmby

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Wednesday 13th Feb ’08 : Working on a Klaxons / Rihannah track with James Ford

Wednesday 27th Feb.’08 : Working on a Primal Scream Remix with James Ford

Monday 28th April ’08 : The Last Shadow Puppets album has gone straight in at number 1 !

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Tuesday 29th April ’08 : More recording of ‘From The Basement’ with Andrew Bird, The Shortwave Set and The Fall. A fantastic time was had by all. Even Mark E Smith.

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23rd May ’08 : Just finished mixing 3 new tracks by Shadow Puppets Alex & Miles in RAK Studio 4. Recorded at Elevator in Liverpool with help from a Rascal and a piece of Coral

27-28th May ’08 : Recording with James Morrison and Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic . Drums, vocals and writing.

6th - 16th May ’08 : Tracking session with Karima Francis for Kitchenware Records. Bacon & Quarmby producing.

16th June ’08 : Recording and mixing album tracks for Bristol band Medallist in RAK Studios 1 & 3. Production by Dimitri Tikovoi

9th July ’08 : Recording with SeaSick Steve. Top Man. He is brilliant.

24th - 25th July ’08 : Recording strings for the new Tony Christie album! It was an all Sheffield control room with Colin Elliot’s fine arrangements and co-production by Richard Hawley. What a highlight !

28th July ’08 : Another Sheffield connection. Album tracking with Skint and Demoralised (Mercury Records). Look out for comtemporary cutting words and classic bittersweet pop music......The John Cooper Clarke for a new generation?

Tuesday 22nd July ’08 : Mercury Music Nominations include albums by Radiohead & The Last Shadow Puppets

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28th July ’08 : Shakey is back! (not Mr Stevens).... Started a four day session recording with Neil Young. 3 new songs committed to tape like the good ‘ol days.

18th Sept ’08 : Mixing 3 more tracks from The Last Shadow Puppets including a cover of the Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood song Paris Summer

May ’09 : Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year! The last 6 months have gone in a flash with stints in New York, Prague and then in February to LA with Radiohead for a successful Grammy Awards. I did an album with Mark Ronson and The Rumble Strips and recently Nick Cave on new Grinderman material, produced tracks for Goldheart Assembly and vocals for The Wallbirds forthcoming album.

23rd Sept ’09 : Will be starting session tomorrow with Kate Nash and Bernard Butler working on tracks recorded earlier in the summer

September has so far been recording with The Noisettes and Tom Jones, new material with Razorlight and overdubbing with exciting new Rough Trade artist Rox.

June, July & August saw sessions with Ray Davis, Tom Jones and Jennifer Moore.