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OPERATION VOCAL BOOTH: IT'S A WRAP

Recording equipment.  It’s not for the faint hearted. Just looking at it used to give me the same heady mix of panic and rage as physics did at school.  Specifically I remember one lesson on ‘Logic Gates’ circa 1997 which almost brought about a total existential meltdown.  Man in brown trousers talks at you for an hour about electronics: the abstract notion of binary inputs and outputs, without ever once making a real-world reference.No matter which way I turned it, I had no idea what he was talking about, and I can just remember feeling so furious. Thanks to that and countless other similar scenarios, I left education feeling certain that I just wasn’t capable of any so-called ‘left brain’ stuff at all.Now, don’t get me started on this ‘left-brain vs right-brain’ nonsense – I think it’s a lazy myth that holds people back, but as a teenager I was convinced because it suited me.  I found maths difficult and art easy.  Boom.The idea conveniently goes that you can either be good at mathe…

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