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Recording session

KEXP studio session
KEXP

KEXP presents Ride performing live in the studio. Recorded November 16, 2015. Songs: Kaleidoscope Polar Bear In a Different Place Decay Dreams Burn Down Seagull Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Luke Knecht & Justin Wilmore Editor: Jim Beckmann

WFUV Session
WFUV session

RIDE visited Fordham University in New York and discussed their reunion. They also played three songs including Vapour Trail, In a Different Place, and Polar Bear. To listen to the full interview click here.

KEXP Radio Session (Andy & Mark Acoustic)
KEXP
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Only Now From Time To Time Chrome Waves Paralysed Twisterella In A Different Place Vapour Trail

‘Morning Becomes Eclectic’, KCRW Studios, Santa Monica, CA, USA
KCRW Morning Becomes Electric

Leave Them All Behind Taste Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Like A Daydream Seagull Time Of Her Time Live session & interview Radio broadcast & video webcast  

August 1995 Recording Session

Nothing Lasts Forever Gonna Be Alright Let's Get Lost (unreleased) Bonzarini Jam (unreleased) Nothing Lasts Forever (Andy vox) (unreleased) Gonna Be Alright (Andy vox) (unreleased) Matrix Studio, London (Paul Motion) mixed by Mark Freegard during the general album mixing sessions

January/February 1995 Recording Session

Black Nite Crash Sunshine / Nowhere To Run Dead Man Walk On Water Deep Inside My Pocket Mary Anne Castle On The Hill The Dawn Patrol Ride The Wind Burnin' Starlight Motel Slave A Trip Down Ronnie Lane That Man (The Small Faces) Welcome To Paradise Mechanical Man (unreleased) Hall Of Mirrors (unreleased) Bleed For Me (unreleased) Keep Away From Poison (unreleased) Love In Mind (unreleased) Matrix Studio, London (Richard Smith/Paul Motion) 'Tarantula' sessions. mixed June-August 95 by Mark Freeguard at Matrix (different location to recording session) except 'Deep Inside My Pocket', mixed by Mitch Easter in the USA 'That Man' appears on the Small Faces tribute album 'Long Ago and Worlds Apart' 'Welcome To Paradise' released 2001 on ‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘

October 1994 Recording Session
1994

Song For Ronnie Lane (unreleased demo) Dead Man (unreleased demo) Coldroon rehearsal studios, Oxford (?) Mixed 30/10/94 at Courtyard Studios

‘Most Wanted’ live acoustic session
MTV Most Wanted

I Don't Know Where It Comes From How Does It Feel To Feel? NOTES: 'Most Wanted' live acoustic session - Mark & Andy only.

BBC Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Show live session
Radio 1

Walk On Water Let's Get Lost Jailbird (Primal Scream) (tease) 1000 Miles I Don't Know Where It Comes From NOTES: BBC Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Show live session. 'I Don't Know Where It Comes From' released on Vox cassette 'The Mark Radcliffe Sessions'.

ITV ‘The Beat’ acoustic session
Andy Bell

ITV 'The Beat' acoustic session - Mark & Andy only. How Does It Feel To Feel? I Don't Know Where It Comes From

April/May 1994 Recording Session
1994

Walkabaout 30/04/4.94 - 01/05/94 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Jon Burton) Released on 'How Does It Feel To Feel?' single

April 1994 Recording Session
1994

How Does It Feel To Feel? (The Creation) Ocean Way, Los Angeles, USA (George Drakoulias) Released on single of same name, and 'Carnival of Light' LP

Late 1993-Early 1994 Recording Sessions
1994

Moonlight Medicine 1000 Miles From Time To Time Natural Grace Only Now Birdman Crown Of Creation Endless Road Magical Spring Rolling Thunder I Don't Know Where It Comes From Rolling Thunder #2 Let's Get Lost Don't Let It Die At The End Of The Universe Sleeper Creeper II New Age (The Velvet Underground) Walk On Water (unreleased) Sunshine (inst - looped) (unreleased)  Instant Korma (unreleased) Sawmills, The Manor, RAK, Abbey Road, Sound City and Sunset Sound (John Leckie) 'Carnival of Light' sessions. A section of 'Sleeper Creeper II' was used as the outro to 'From Time to Time' on the album. 'Sunshine' and 'Walk on Water' were re-recorded for 'Tarantula'. 'Only Now' was remixed and released, with a different vocal, on the 'Volume 12' compilation. 'Magical Spring' remixed by Andy Bell at Sunset Sound, L.A. 03/94 New Age was released on the 'Firing Blanks' compilation

September 1993 Recording Session
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Walk On Water (unreleased demo) Crown Of Creation (unreleased demo) Since Then (unreleased demo) Something's Burning (unreleased demo) How Does It Feel To Feel? (The Creation) (unreleased demo) Let's Get Lost (unreleased demo) Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (George Drakoulias)

‘Rodney On The Roq’ – KROQ FM
Ride

I Don't Know Where It Comes From Crown Of Creation Something's Burning Walk On Water KROQ FM Studios, Burbank, California, USA (?) 'Rodney On The Roq' show, live acoustic session - Mark & Andy only

July 1993 Recording Session
Ride

Natural Grace (unreleased demo) Birdman (unreleased demo) Walk On Water (unreleased demo) I Don't Know Where It Comes From (unreleased demo) Since Then (Don't Let It Die) (unreleased demo) 21-23/7/93 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Clive Warren)

July 1993 Recording Session
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Crown Of Creation (unreleased demo) Delay Song (aka She's So Fine, aka You Give Me Sunshine) (demo) Something's Burning (demo) Time To Time (unreleased demo) At The End Of The Universe (unreleased demo) American Spring (unreleased demo) Out Of Sight (unreleased demo) 7-10/07/93 - Courtyard Studios , Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Andy Lovegrove) These versions of 'Something's Burning' and 'She's So Fine' appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.

May 1993 Recording Session
Ride

Let's Get Lost (unreleased demo) At The End Of The Universe (unreleased demo) 1000 Miles (unreleased demo) I Don't Know Where It Comes From (unreleased demo) American Spring (unreleased demo) Natural Grace (unreleased demo) 24 & 25/05/93 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Jim Warren) 'At The End Of The Universe' featured Andy on lead vocals at this point.

Mark Goodier Session #2
Radio 1

Crown Of Creation Walk On Water Birdman Since Then Second BBC Radio 1 Mark Goodier session. Recorded 27/02/93, BBC Maida Vale, London, UK Tracks were broadcast in the week leading up to the Daytripper shows Available on ‘Waves‘

April 1992 Recording Session
Ride

The Model (Kraftwerk) Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Recorded for 'NME Ruby Trax' compilation

Mark Goodier Session #1
Radio 1

Urgent Rush (Not Fazed) Moosecrap (Mouse Trap) Ride On Time (Time Of Her Time) The Amazing Adventures Of Jellyhead (Making Judy Smile) First BBC Radio 1 Mark Goodier session, recorded 22/02/92 at BBC Maida Vale 5, London, UK Produced by Miti Adhikari/Paul Allen Available on ‘Waves‘

October-November 1991 Recording Sessions
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Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 King Bullshit Motorway Madness Like A Snowflake Piano Tune Xmas Song Blue Everybody Knows Tongue Tied New Order (aka BarneyS) Tongue Tied (inst) (unreleased) Blackbarn Studios/Chipping Norton Recording Studios (Alan Moulder/Matt Oliver) 'Going Blank Again' sessions. 'Like A Snowflake' sold as one-sided 7" with special T-shirt at 19/12/91 ULU gig. Sections of 'King Bullshit' and 'Motorway Madness' were included on 'Going Blank Again' LP, as intros to 'Time Machine' and OX4' respectively, though both are much longer tracks in their entirety. 'Piano Tune' was used as part of the intro to OX4. Both 'King Bullshit' (in an edited form) and 'Piano Tune' (uncredited) appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'

October-November 1991 Recording Sessions

Grasshopper Howard Hughes Going Blank Again Stampede Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Mixed at Swanyard Studios by Alan Moulder Tracks released on B-sides of 'Leave Them All Behind' and 'Twisterella' EPs

October-November 1991 Recording Sessions

Leave Them All Behind Chrome Waves(band version) Twisterella Chipping Norton Recording Studios (Alan Moulder) Mixed at Swanyard Studios, 12/91 by Alan Moulder Tracks released on 'Going Blank Again' LP and 'Leave Them All Behind'/'Twisterella' EPs

September-October 1991 Recording Session

Leave Them All Behind Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Further sessions

May 1991 Recording Session

Leave Them All Behind Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Some backing tracks for final version

January 1991 Recording Session
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Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) 'Today Forever' EP Sessions

Peel Session #2
Radio 1

Severance (Dead Can Dance) Here & Now All I Can See Decay Second BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 16/09/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin/Mike Engles & Fred Kay Available on 'Waves'

June 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

Tatste Location Unknown (possibly Protocol Studios) (?) Version used on 'Fall' EP and 'Nowhere' LP

June 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

Vapour Trail In A Different Place Dreams Burn Down Kaleidoscope Paralysed Decay Polar Bear Seagull Here and Now Nowhere Dreams Burn Down (dub) Hubba Bubba (unreleased) Taste (unreleased) Blackwing Studios, London (Marc Waterman) 'Nowhere' LP and 'Fall' EP sessions. This version of 'Taste' was scrapped. 'Dreams Burn Down (dub)' was later released on the 'Firing Blanks' compilation

May-June 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

Kaleidoscope (unreleased demo) Vapour Trail (unreleased demo) Decay (unreleased demo) Polar Bear (unreleased demo) 29/05/90-01/06/90 - Location Unknown (?) Further demos for debut album

March 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

Eight Miles High (The Byrds) European Son (The Velvet Underground) Paralysed (unreleased demo) Stampede (unreleased demo) Ocean Smiles (unreleased demo) Smile (unreleased demo) Baby, Baby (unreleased demo) European Son (S.E.X.) (unreleased demo) 26-30/03/90 - Falconer Studios, Chalk Farm, London (?) Demos for the debut album, plus recordings for forthcoming compilations 'Through The Looking Glass - 1966' and 'Heaven and Hell Volume one - A tribute to the Velvet Underground'

Peel Session #1

Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Perfect Time Sight Of You (Pale Saints) First BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 04/02/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin & Mike Robinson Available on 'Waves' Session was repeated on April 10th 1990, listen to the whole show below.

Early 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

In A Different Place Blind Drive (unreleased demo) Seagull (instrumental) (unreleased demo) EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London (?) Demo session. 'Blind Drive' is a backwards version of 'Drive Blind', and may be mistitled. This version of 'In A Different Place' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.

January 1990 Recording Session
Ride 1990

Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time Taste (unreleased demo) Blackwing Studios, London (Ken) 'Play EP' sessions

December 1989 Recording Session
Ride

Union City Blue Atomic Session at EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London Session also featured Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) on vocals. Released on 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette at private party 22/12/89 - later on 7" by Fierce Records

29/10/89 Demo
Ride

Seagull Another Stupid Day (Perfect Time) Dreams Burn Down Silver Furthest Sense Hit Me Like A Train Like A Daydream Smile Distributed on cassette Probably recorded at Liquidator Studios, London

July 1989 Recording Session
Ride

Chelsea Girl All I Can See Close My Eyes Recording session at Union Studios, Oxford - recorded by Calvin & Alan Recordings were remixed at Arkantide Studios in London by Cally and Ben (from WEA) on 12/9/89 and these remixes appeared on 'Ride EP' in January 1990. The original mixes comprised the tape that was sent out to the Music Industry over the Summer of '89 re: booking gigs, record company interest etc

May 1989 Demo
Ride

Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'

Demo #3 (AKA ‘RIDE Demo #3’, ‘RIDE Demo’) Cassette
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Chelsea Girl Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation   Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network  

Demo #2
Ride

Chelsea Girl I'm Fine Thanks All I Can See 4 track demo, recorded in ‘Steve’s room’ Distributed on cassette

Demo #1

Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Close My Eyes 6/11/88 4 track demo, recorded in 'Mark's room' Distributed on cassette, some copies included 'Date With Death', a Fall pastiche

Misc. 1988 Demos

Driving Song (Summer 88) Tremelo Song (Summer 88) Loopy Jam (Dec 88) Feedback Ache (Sep 88) Chocolate Trip (Oct 88) Various 1988 demos Given that some are dated pre first band rehearsal (23/10/89), some or all may be Andy or Andy/Steve solo (see also 'Chelsea Girl' demo on Firing Blanks comp)