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A new track has just been released,
on September 2013.
It is a homage and called FOR CLAUDIA.
Join the club to reserve your FREE DOWNLOAD
The Bay Guitars came into existence in 2006
to raise funds for a local environmental
protection group, the Guardians of
New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds.
Fast ferries were eroding shore and seabed,
industrial plans to utilise Picton and the
prestigious waterways as a coal port and
excessive marine farming were only some
of the threats to this paradise in the
South Pacific.
A collection of gentle acoustic guitar
compositions were recorded at Sid Limbert's
Snout Studio in Waikawa Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound
and released under the name
Although never widely commercially distributed,
Strings Attached found much recognition
and further recordings by the Bay Guitars
were encouraged.
In 2008 the CD FREE DREAMING was released
and is still selling well on I-tunes, Amazon and
Amplifier NZ.
The title track Free Dreaming was made available
for free on the Bay Guitar's website and has found
it's way around the world.
With Free Dreaming, the Bay Guitars
established their own style of ambient acoustic
guitar compositions.
MOONTIDE was released - digitally only - in 2009,
transporting the listener to a tropical beach on a
full moon's night.
The ambient guitars with the sound of waves
lapping at the shoreline and distant congas
hit a nerve with the audience.
In 2010 MIRAGE, also a digital only release,
followed suit with a similar ambient theme.
By this time a own recording facility became
necessary and an acoustically elaborate studio
was planned and built entirely from locally sourced
and milled Macrocarpa timber 2010 - 2012.
It took about four times as long to finish as
originally planned ( or wishfully estimated ),
but the result is a wonderful space with great acoustics.

A big THANK YOU to you my friend
Geoff ( Mr. Jefferson ) Moore of Linkwater,
for your wonderful workmanship and patience
creating this magic space !
The first track recorded in the new "shed" is SIESTA.
Released December 2012, in the height of a record breaking
warm and dry New Zealand summer, Siesta combines the
beat of the heat with the laziness of a Mexican Siesta.
Released digitally as free download on Reverbnation.com,
Siesta climbed quickly to the top of the Reverbnation Charts for New Zealand,
Nr 1 in the Pop Charts and Nr 5 in all genres, where it still hovers today
as summer and siestas move around the globe.........
....it has been downloaded over 5000 times.


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