East 4th Street Studio, and the Fabulous Plaids (The Tempests Story pt 13)

E. Mark Windle 18 October 2021 After The Tempests split and members went their separate ways, Van Coble was determined to continue in the industry. With an interest in sound engineering and electronics he toyed with the idea of setting up a recording studio. Before long, Van brought two other business partners into the fold:Continue reading “East 4th Street Studio, and the Fabulous Plaids (The Tempests Story pt 13)”

The Tempests (pt 12): Insight Talent and Surfside Records

E. Mark Windle. 13 Oct 2021 Mike and Roger Branch formed Insight Talent, a booking and promotional agency in 1974. However, Roger was being tempted by an opportunity to take up a position as Polydor promotional representative for North Carolina. Weighing up the pros and cons, rather than take a risk on a new companyContinue reading “The Tempests (pt 12): Insight Talent and Surfside Records”