February 2017

Tim Bowness – Lost in the Ghost Light

February 27th, 2017|Blog, In the studio..., News|

Tim's new album has just been released on Inside Out.  I authored the DVD which features my 5.1 mix of this album as well as Tim's previous album 'Stupid Things the Mean the World'.  It also includes my high resolution stereo mix of that album.  The excellent stereo mix of Lost in the Ghost Light was [...]

December 2016

Katatonia – The Great Cold Distance Anniversary Edition

December 11th, 2016|Blog, In the studio..., News|

I've been lucky enough to be able to immerse myself in Katatonia's classic 2006 album recently, remixing it for a special re-issue due for release in early 2017.  There is a lot of content so I wanted to clarify exactly what you'll be getting: CD1 - Original 2006 release CD2 - Bonus tracks and b-sides CD3 [...]

October 2016

Steven Wilson USA Shows

October 10th, 2016|Blog, News|

I''m opening for Steven Wilson for the first 9 shows of his USA tour this coming November.  I'll be performing my solo acoustic show consisting of The Pineapple Thief songs (and maybe a Soord Solo song too). This will be my first tour of the USA and I can't wait to get out there. Come say [...]

September 2016

Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts 5.1

September 14th, 2016|Blog, In the studio...|

I've just completed the 5.1 mix that will be featured on the special edition of Katatonia's brilliant new album 'Fall of Hearts'. I also did the stereo mix of the bonus track 'Sistere'. I hope you all like it, I certainly enjoyed doing this one! You can pre-order the special edition at Burning Shed

Bruce Soord – now available on 180g vinyl!

September 1st, 2016|Blog, News|

The good folks at Kscope have pressed up a limited quantity of super nice 180g vinyl editions of my new album.  Get it here!

February 2016

Solo album – review snippets

February 24th, 2016|Blog, News|

There have been some great reviews for my new solo record all over the world - here's some snippets from some English language ones I could understand... 'Bruce Soord has come up with a collection of songs with depth and imagination... in the process he has created something remarkable' - Classic Rock Magazine 'Space and [...]

November 2015

Amarok Magazine (★★★★1/2)

November 11th, 2015|Blog, News|

I've just seen a lovely ★★★★1/2 review of my new solo record in Amarok Magazine - don't forget you get a free 5.1 download plus a signed postcard with every pre-order at Burning Shed!

October 2015

Prog Magazine

October 13th, 2015|Blog, News|

I had a nice news article in October's edition of 'Prog' magazine where I talked about my upcoming solo record.  I also briefly mentioned the upcoming Opeth re-issue of 'Deliverance and Damnation' which is released on October 30th.  Funnily enough, my 5.1 mix of Anathema's 'A Sort of Homecoming' is also released on that day. [...]

June 2015

The Pineapple Thief name

June 23rd, 2015|Blog|

I came up with the band name 'Pineapple Thief' back in 1999. You see, back then I thought it would be a one album deal. Just an experiment. So me and the girlfriend (now wife) were watching an american indie film called 'Eve's Bayou' - there was a scene where a girl steals a pineapple. [...]

Ramblin’ Man

June 11th, 2015|Blog|

We're playing Ramblin' Man Fair in July, sharing the stage with some great acts, including Marillion. It's made me think back to the really early days of The Pineapple Thief, when we played with them in 2005 at their convention. We were, of course, not ready and made a total stinky mess of the show. But I remember we [...]