This month, Studio SOS takes on a unique challenge: modifying a motorhome for use as a mobile recording studio!
Paul Thompson is no stranger to travelling musical adventures: he earned a place in the Guinness Book Of Records for driving his battery-powered milk float all the way from Norfolk to the Outer Hebrides and back, using the float both as a stage for musical performances and as somewhere to sleep. Given that it barely makes 30 miles on a full charge and that it travels at around 10 miles per hour, that must have been some trip! Paul has written a book about his Floating To The Fringe Tour, which was funded by Arts Council England and culminated with a string of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. He is also planning to turn the story into a film featuring his own music. A blog of the tour can be found on his web site: www.paulsmusic.co.uk.
Though Paul still has the milk float, he rather liked the idea of driving around to beautiful locations in greater comfort, recording new songs inspired by his surroundings. Having a mobile home and studio that he could use whilst...
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