Photo collage of Rob Bee on his Studio Tickling Tour in Feb 2023.

Studio Tickling Tour diary: Feb 2023

In an uncharacteristic break from my normal habit of staying away from the business end of a microphone or a camera lens, I decided to document my latest Studio Tickling Tour so you can all see what goes on backstage.

Posted originally as Facebook Live videos throughout the tour from Sunday 5th to Thursday 9th February 2023, here is the collection of films presented in a format that’s easy to ignore.

Day 1: Sunday February 5th

11:00am – 4pm

Travel from M33 to RH1

4pm – 7pm

Studio tickle #1

Look over studio setup. Advise on improvements (acoustic treatment). Tweaked PC settings and updated drivers.


Stay at Travelodge Hickstead.

Free time.

Day 2: Monday February 6th

to 11am

Tour admin at Travelodge Hickstead.

11am – 2pm

Light touristing on Brighton seafront.

2pm – 5pm

Studio tickle #2.

Look over studio setup. Advise on improvements (soundproofing). Software training. Production training.

5pm – 7pm

Drive to London.


Stay at Travelodge Crystal Palace.

Free time.

Day 3: Tuesday February 7th

to 12pm

Tour admin – Travelodge Crystal Palace.

12pm – 1pm

Drive to SW16. Get lunch.

1pm – 2:30pm

Studio Tickle #3

Production technique assistance. Audio training.

2:30pm – 3pm

Drive to SW17.

3pm – 4pm

Studio Tickle #4

Soundproofing advice.

4pm – 4:15pm

Drive to SW17.

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Studio Tickle #5

Studio creation advice.

5:15 – 6pm

Drive to Travelodge Crystal Palace.


Stay at Travelodge Crystal Palace.

Free time.

Day 4: Wednesday February 8th

to 9:30am

Tour admin.

9:30am – 10:30am

Drive to E17.

10:30am – 11:30am

Studio Tickle #6

Studio creation advice. Production technique assistance.

11:30am – 1pm

Drive to N17.

1pm – 2pm

Studio Tickle #7

Acoustic treatment advice. Studio once over.

2pm – 3:15pm

Drive to HP5.

3:15pm – 5:00pm

Studio Tickle #8

Reconfiguring studio hardware. Production advice.

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Drive to Travelodge Ilminster.


Stay at Travelodge Ilminster.

Free time.

Day 5: Thursday February 9th

to 10:30am

Tour admin

10:30am – 11:00am

Drive to TA4

11:00am – 12:00pm

Studio Tickle #9

Soundproofing and acoustic treatment advice.

12:00 – 2pm

Drive to BS14

2pm – 3pm

Studio Tickle #10

Troubleshooting studio Hardware issues.

3pm – 4:30pm

Drive to GL52

4:30 – 5:30pm

Studio Tickle #11

Installing new hardware. Studio management assistance.

5:30pm – 9pm

Drive to M33


Tour ends. And relax.

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