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Sunday Spotlight: The Small Change Diaries

Sunday Spotlight: The Small Change Diaries

It’s the Red Dog Music Sunday Spotlight! This week in Sunday Spotlight, we meet:

1.   Hello! Who are you, where are you from and all that good stuff.

The Small Change Diaries are a Leeds based acoustic ensemble

Nick Cody – ukuleles and vocals

Jessica Bowie – ukuleles and vocals

Adrian Knowles – Double bass

Rich Ferdinando – percussion

The Small Change Diaries from Leeds


2.   Tell us a bit about the music you make.

We are dedicated to playing original acoustic music for the head and heart with an emphasis on provocative lyrics

3.   When did you start and what made you want to start making music?

The band was formed in 2014 and is based around a love of acoustic music. We wanted to create some ORIGINAL music and are part of the Original Ukulele Songs Project  The debut album Adam Blames Eve had numerous tracks played on BBC Introducing in 2015 and 2016

4.   Stage or studio?

To date we have released one full album and an EP with another album due in 2017. We have played festivals in the UK and overseas including The Lagoa Guitar Festival (photo attached) Wetherby Arts Festival and The Grand Northern UKULELE Festival

5.   What gear do you use to make your tunes?

In the studio we use Audient pre amps and UAD plugins as well as sE and RV15 Red mics. Live we use a Bose PA (bought from Red Dog) and Henriksen BUD amps.

6.   And what is your choice bit of gear and why?

In the studio UAD Duo card and plug ins. For live work Henriksen Bud amps. These are the best units for creating a really excellent analogue sound as well as being 100% reliable!

The Small Change Diaries

7.   Where can we check out your tunes?



Red Dog Music Sunday Spotlight is your chance to get your music in front of the world, and our chance to discover some great new sounds. If you want to be featured in this weekly column, you can get all the details here.

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