Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio

3rd Oct 2011 | 09:33

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael playing a Gibson Les Paul Studio

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael playing a Gibson Les Paul Studio (again)

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Songbook, leads and spanner

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael writing chords

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Bring on the trumpets...

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael in the studio

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions. Then check out the new video for ‘I’m Getting Ready’ to hear the man in action.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Clint Eastwood

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other inspirational scenes.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Producer Paul Butler (The Bees) at the desk

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Fender Jazz Bass

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Double bass
With Schizodelic Sound (DJ side project of The Bees) sticker

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Organs and keyboards

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Vintage synths

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
EQ, Limiter and Tape Delay in the rack

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Watkins Copicat Tape Echo
A vintage British unit that you'll hear on many '50s and '60s recordings, and find in good studios!

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other scenes from the sessions.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Obligatory Soul Camel
Also found in all good studios

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other inspirational scenes.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Jon McMullen fine tuning
Jon's another member of The Bees' crew that lent a hand

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other inspirational scenes.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Taking a break
This is Luccombe Down, near Ventnor, Isle Of Wight - in case you want to go on holiday there

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other inspirational scenes.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael with his Martin acoustic
In an abandoned bunker near Ventnor

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Click-through for images of some tasty vintage gear, candid recording shots and other inspirational scenes.

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

Gallery: Michael Kiwanuka in the studio
Michael's Martin close-up
A Martin D-18VS in sunburst - a rare beast indeed!

Michael Kiwanuka, a songwriter occupying the sunny territory between Otis Redding and Nick Drake, is interviewed in Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale 3 October to 30 October).

TG is very pleased to bring you this exclusive gallery of candid shots captured during the recording sessions of his forthcoming debut album at Paul Butler’s studio in Ventnor, Isle Of Wight.

Michael Kiwanuka 'I'm Getting Ready' video

Michael Kiwanuka 2011 UK tour dates

25 October – Yardbird Jazz Café, Birmingham
26 October – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 October – Brel, Glasgow
29 October – Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 October – The Grand Social, Dublin
9 November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool
10 November – Hi-Fi, Leeds
24 November– The Hope, Brighton

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