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About rudenoterecords

Rude Note Records is a 'boutique' record label operated by Mike Collins - a music producer, recording engineer, studio musician and song co-writer who creates pop, folk, blues, soul and jazz music.

Romance is in the air this week with the new release featuring Aurora Colson!

Monday, February 13th, 2012: Released just in time for the Valentine’s Day celebrations, we present two songs featuring Aurora Colson all about romantic love! RNS 0016 – “Berwick Rendezvous” c/w “Hymne À L’Amour” – Mike Collins | Aurora Colson “Berwick Rendezvous” … Continue reading

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Original songs by David Philips & Mike Collins out now!

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012: The first two original compositions featuring the songwriting and vocal talents of David Philips in collaboration with guitarist/producer Mike Collins is available on iTunes from today! RNS 0014 – “She’s So Entertaining” c/w “Try” – Mike … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse tribute single just released!

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012: Available on iTunes from today, this recording is our tribute to Amy Winehouse. “I really loved the way Amy phrased her vocals on her ‘live’ version of this song, and I tried to capture the spirit … Continue reading

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A new release for the New Year!

Monday, Jan 2, 2012: Finally available on iTunes after technical problems with the release, “Joe Le Taxi” is a haunting version of the well-known Vanessa Paradis ‘hit’ record from the late 80’s. RNS 0007 – “Joe Le Taxi” c/w “Joe Le Taxi (Edited Mix)” … Continue reading

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“A right good willie waught” – The song for New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, 21 December 2011: Available on iTunes from today, this is the second seasonal offering from Mike Collins featuring Aurora Colson’s unique vocals! RNS 0013 – “Auld Lang Syne (A right good willie waught)” c/w “Auld Lang Syne (Instrumental plus chorus)” … Continue reading

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Blues, Jazz & Beyond – here at last!

Tuesday, 20 December 2011: The new album by Mike Collins & Jim Mullen, “Blues, Jazz & Beyond”, starts out with a set of original blues-based improvised compositions featuring Mike on acoustic guitar and Jim playing lightly amplified electric guitar. For … Continue reading

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A Christmas song with a twist!

Thursday, 1 December 2011: Our first Christmas song is now available on iTunes and will soon be available on Deezer, the leading European streaming website which is widely used in France; on Beezik, France’s premium download store; on Spotify in … Continue reading

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