I forgot we had just over an hour to mix 15 songs. Now I realised how lofty my expectations had been.Read More It (Was) A Grand Day Out.
On the 1st of September 2007 we packed all our modest musical belongings into a hire van and hit the roadRead More Quiet Act 10 years on
“I want to look up to a shelf and see it full of our own CD’s”Read More HMR CD 030
Writing Weird Decibels 1 All Over Again We started creating Weird Decibels 2 in March 2013 you can read about the first session here. We got many things right when creating our new album but one of the few mistakes we made was the title, Weird Decibels 2. The name put an expectation on us […]Read More Writing Weird Decibels 2
(featured image by Kevin Byrne) Pabs looks back on 2015 What a year its been for both Weird Decibels and Pabs solo music. Many highs and to be honest a few lows but a great year. January. As the bells sound for the new year and 2014 turned to 2015 I remind myself that in February […]Read More review of our year 2015
Gig Diary. thanks to Kevin Byrne, Juls Sampson, Gary Ivady and Kirsty Smith for taking photos/videos some of which are posted in the blog. Upstairs Downstairs I burst through the front door of the house exhausted after another day in the office. It was the end of a long week; now I had to jump […]Read More Gig Diary. 20th Anniversary gig at North Star, Falkirk 7th Nov 2015
So here is our top ten songs from the last 20 years. Lets hope the next 20 years bring as many good memories, and tunes. 10. Trying To Grab Hold. One More Solo 2004 Pabs voted it in 18th place out of 20, Stu N/E (didn’t vote for this) Greg 9th Derek 7th A real […]Read More 50 weird decibels songs as chosen by the band. part 5. the top ten.
Sitting down? drink in hand? Headphones on..head? Its the first half of our top 20! 20 Downer. Whapper Stormer 1995 Moody teenagers write heavy song; result? Downer. This guitar laden beast stalks near the end of Whapper Stromer waiting for the ear shattering guitar ring; it makes you flinch. Lyrically it’s not as charismatic as […]Read More 50 weird decibels songs as chosen by the band. part 4, 20-11
Welcome back dear reader! I hope you are so hyped that you tossed and turned as you failed to sleep; wondering what is the best Weird Decibels song voted by the band. Today we ease your suspense…as we countdown 30 to 21… Not long now! 30 Long Way Down. Firkin Outburst 1998 Guy jumps off […]Read More 50 weird decibels songs as chosen by the band. Part 3 30-21
In the run up to the launch of Weird Decibels 2.0 we look at part 2 of our countdown to the bands favourite song… 40 Grand day out, Quiet Act 2008 The first pick from our acoustic album Quiet Act, Grand Day Out describes a day out in Edinburgh drinking with close friends. Indeed much […]Read More 50 Weird Decibels songs as chosen by the band. Part 2 40-31