Twisted Tubes Session
Martin Desai
Audio Tutor
Last Update: 11.11.14
Twisted Tubes Session
SSR Manchester - Martin Desai, Audio Tutor

POSTED ON – 11.11.14

Twisted Tubes Session

Hi again!

I'd like to say a big thanks to SSR Studio Assistant and Tutor Adam Stokel for engineering an Advanced Studio lesson last week with Twisted Tubes for my Audio Engineering Techniques and Technology students here at SSR Manchester in our Spirit Studio.

Twisted Tubes is a new and exciting group based in Manchester. With their unusual instrumental set up (saxophones, trumpets, trombone, tuba and percussion), they perform a variety of original arrangements from pop covers, to jazz standards. Performing regularly at various bars and festivals around the UK They are rapidly increasing a strong following.

This session was a very different recording experience for the students and it also gave them a chance to see how a Decca Tree Microphone technique can be used!

Many thanks to the entire band too who gave up their time to come to SSR for this session. They are returning to SSR this week to record again with us and once the tracks are mixed I will post them here on the blogs so you can all check them out...

There are lots of pictures from the session over on our media page - take a look!

You can also checkout the band's website or watch the video at the bottom of this post for an idea of their vibe!!twistedtubes/ciyf SSR  - Twisted Tubes Session

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Welcome to my blog

Martin Desai is SSR's Head of Audio, an outstanding teacher and one of Manchester's most respected sound engineers. Martin's career began with Pleasure Records as a programmer before he moved on to become a freelance engineer working with some of Manchester's leading bands such as New Order.

In 1998 Martin set up his own studio, Codebreaker. Working from his own studio he soon became involved with production work and had the opportunity to engineer and mix for bands such as Elbow, Doves, Mr Scruff and Badly Drawn Boy.

He has also released his own album under the name of J-Walk on East West Records and has remixed artists such as The Sugababes, Nitin Sawhney, Kings of Convenience and Ian Brown.

Today Martin continues to be industry active and is currently signed with BMG Publishing. He is one of our leading Pro Tools instructors and an inspirational tutor.