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This weekends gigs

27 April 2013

Just a reminder that tonight I’m at The Ship and tomorrows The Swinging pig again.

See the gigs tab for more details: http://www.krisbuckle.com/gigs/

Update

24 April 2013

I’ve managed to make some sense of my studio gear that arrived from the UK last week after our move to WA so I’m going to get back to the song blog posts asap.

I do unfortunately have some stuff I need to repair which may hold me up a bit but the soldering iron is out and wire trimmers are at the ready. Work on my EP will resume in good time.

Ferguson Valley Taste Fest Deatails for this weekend

16 April 2013

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Gig today @ The Swinging Pig 12.30

14 April 2013

Great show last night at The Ship! Today I’m back at The Swinging Pig for the Sunday session again if you’re around.

The Swinging Pig. 12.30pm till 3.30pm.

Address:

Swinging Pig

1 Chalgrove Ave, Rockingham WA 6168

Kris Buckle song blog part 7 ‘Waiting in Line’ #krisbucklesongblog

11 April 2013

Hey guys,

Sorry about the delay with this one but between moving house and destroying my laptop I’ve been a bit tied up. This track is called ‘Waiting in Line’ and was written around 1997. When I performed this track at college we had a special guest by the name of Bernard Purdie who’s recorded drums with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Gil Scott-Heron, Isaac Hayes, Cat Stevens,The Rolling Stones and Miles Davis among many others. Need I say more, the guys had an amazing career. He sat in on our performances and judged each of us.

He gave he’s honest opinion on people’s work and some of it wasn’t nice but he loved this track and got up and played it with me. It was a real moment for me, I have the recording on cassette and the guy has an exceptional groove without doubt!!!

Thanks
Kris Buckle
www.krisbuckle.com

Video song blog update

08 April 2013

Just thought I’d let you know that not only have I messed up my laptop with Ubuntu (don’t ask) I’ve also just moved house and am on limited data with a usb modem so the song blog is on hold at the mo. Should be able to resume as usual soon:)

Gig today @ The Swinging Pig Rockingham 12.30pm

07 April 2013

07 April 2013

If you’re in the Rockingham area I’ve been invited back to play throughout April, come along to my Sunday Sesh @ The Swinging Pig. 12.30pm till 3.30pm.

Address:

Swinging Pig

1 Chalgrove Ave, Rockingham WA 6168

SwingPig
1 Chalgrove Ave, Rockingham WA 6168

Gig @ The Ship Bussleton tonight 8.30pm

06 April 2013

This April I’ll be playing every Saturday  at The Ship in Bussleton at the new time of 8.30 till 11.30. Come and get involved:)

The Ship 2-6 Albert St, Busselton WA 6280, Australia

Donnybrook Apple Fest show today @ 13.10

31 March 2013

It’s a beautiful day for a bit of Alfresco Buckle action, if you’re in the South West get yourself to the Donnybrook Apple festival for 13.10 and catch my set.

Details here:

Kris Buckle song blog part 6 ‘Hard to be good’ #krisbucklesongblog

27 March 2013

Welcome to part 6 of my video song blog where I’m taking a little trip through the songs I’ve written over the years. This weeks blog is a track I wrote at college in 1997 for an assignment we were given to write a hit?! Unfortunately it wasn’t:)

The live version with drums and bass was kicking and I stuck a bit of distortion on the chorus riff which sounded big!! Since starting this blog I’m getting the urge to record these songs properly with bass and drums just for the luxury of being able to listen to them in good quality rather than the dicta-phone tapes I have.

Hope you enjoy folks, comments welcome.

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