Sometimes things just pop up and end with a really good outcome. This song is the result of one such situation.
PBGB occasionally gets the opportunity to work with young local musicians who are just starting out on their musical journey - Jack Biilmann, Matt Burroughs, Lockie Marson to name a few. We do this to help them by giving them a first recording experience and maybe a few mp3s of their songs.
Alice Wiebe's name came up in the local bakery, owned by Alice's parents, and after a brief discussion and a recommendation from Graham Wykes at Sapphire FM, we agreed to give Alice an hour in The Shed to put down a song or two.
We had no expectations as far as what we might be able to record or how long it might take.
Alice came in, sat down and knocked over three songs, one of which was this original "Winter Clothes", which, like all three songs, was recorded on the first take! Alice played guitar. On this song, virtually no engineering was required.
It was a real pleasure recording this and meeting Alice, who at only 16, seems to have an interesting musical journey ahead of her.
We hope to be able to do more recording with Alice in the future.
Produced by Neil Porter at the PBGB Shed in Pambula Beach, NSW, Australia