Abandon Ship, We’re Sinking

“Abandon Ship, We’re Sinking! As the weeks of The Riverside Sessions went on the changes can be observed. The music was starting to coalesce on both the rhythmic and free-form bits and a group ‘sound’ was starting to emerge from out of the mayhem. Tentatively poking it’s head up above the ground to have a […]

Doncha Come Down No More

“It always takes time for things to come together when group activity is involved in creative endeavours. On these compilations of the first few weeks of playing regularly at the Riverside rehearsal rooms you can hear us getting ourselves sorted out and moving forward, with a nod to the past, even if we did not […]

Mother Get Up Those Stairs

“This is a compilation tape from the first 3 weeks of The Riverside Sessions recorded in 1985. The basic line-up is Paul Moller – guitar, saxophone, clarinet, voice, Mr. Rudeforth – radio, voice, Terry Parkinson – bass and Gary Burroughs – drums, keyboards. There is Mark Fells’ trumpet kicking around too. We had a tradition […]

Let’s All Be The Billowing Gut

Recorded 1985 “This is the final performance of Mark Fell with What Katy Did Next. It was recorded during The Riverside Sessions in 1985 and is week 10 but the exact date is unknown. Mark had taken a snippet of week 5 and dubbed some vocals on it to create a song and that is […]