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Documentary filmmakers looking for anyone with memories of Ken and his home recording studio in Ballifield in the 70s and 80s.

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The Electric Armpits recorded a couple of sessions at Ken Patten’s. Four of the songs were played on Radio Hallam.

 

Memories of Studio Electrophonique and some of Ken’s stories are contained in the very entertaining ‘The Armpits Are Electric’ The Story of an 80’s School Band by Ian Turner. 

 

Praised by Frank Sidebottom but no-one else, one of the songs from Ken’s later had a video made for it by the singer’s son: -

 

Merry Christmas - The Electric Armpits

https://youtu.be/Vl2lKKkSHkI

 

The book is available here: -
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Armpits-Are-Electric-Story-Schollband/dp/1901587983 

 

I was a member of the band, not Ian Turner I hasten to add, and am available for further comment. 

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Documentary filmmakers trying to track down Michele Patten for a piece about her dad's home recording studio.

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