Article | Chris Kimsey – My Life in Vinyl
Sep07

Article | Chris Kimsey – My Life in Vinyl

My Life in Vinyl Chris Kimsey The renowned engineer has worked in the music industryfor 45 years, forging a close relationship with The RollingStones. He shares his highlights with Teri Saccone The renowned engineer has worked in the music industry for 45 years, forging a close relationship with The Rolling Stones. He shares his highlights with Teri Saccone Engineer and producer Chris Kimsey never set out to capture ngineer and...

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Something new is coming to Olympic Studios
Mar10

Something new is coming to Olympic Studios

Something new is coming to Olympic Studios! There is not a lot of information to share at the moment, except that construction has started on a new studio and performance venue! Pictured above is the brand new space with floating concrete floors. More photos and information to come soon! A little history about the Olympic Studios recording studio taken from their official website at olympiccinema.co.uk After a few years as a studio...

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Rolling Stones Outtake Featuring Keith Richards & Kristi Kimsey on Vocals
Jun01

Rolling Stones Outtake Featuring Keith Richards & Kristi Kimsey on Vocals

“Let’s Go Steady” was recorded In late January or early February of 1979, while the Rolling Stones were at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas working on songs for the Emotional Rescue album. The song was originally recorded by Sam Cooke (as “Let’s Go Steady Again”) for a B-side for his song “Only Sixteen” from 1959. The Rolling Stones version features a wonderful duet-style vocal...

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INTERVIEW | Chris Kimsey Clutching At Straws
Nov29

INTERVIEW | Chris Kimsey Clutching At Straws

by Jay Garrett stereonet.co.uk 13th November, 2018 After a quick tour of the renowned Olympic Studios just across the river in Barnes and a preview of the new top floor studio that’s in progress, I sat down with legendary sound engineer and producer, Chris Kimsey. If you are trying to place the name, Chris has pretty much worked with anyone that is anyone – or at least became someone. That list includes The Rolling Stones,...

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Lil and Ollie
Aug19

Lil and Ollie

London based country/blues duo ‘Lil & Ollie’ started working together back in 2014 and have been performing and writing together since then. After returning from a three week road trip from Atlanta to New Orleans then up to Nashville along the Mississippi they wrote their debut album ‘Confessional’. The album was recorded at Eastcote Studios and produced by Chris Kimsey. They have played festivals such as Wilderness, BoomTown...

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Album Review | Thirst – Nomad | Planet Mosh
Aug21

Album Review | Thirst – Nomad | Planet Mosh

As Monty Python would say…And now for something completely different. I’m talking about the new mini-album from alternative rock band Thirsty. Thirsty was founded by Guy Bailey (former guitarist and founding member of the Quireboys) and Russian poet Irina D. That’s already starting to sound a bit unusual, but for this release, a mini-album that follows their second album, things have got even more unusual – they’ve done it in...

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