This week's been a bit quieter than last, but still pretty hectic. Saturday: Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse... Struggling to remember words some of the time. Not sure why it's so hard. What's going on? Make sure I have one song in my set that is mostly instrumental. Sunday : Gig at Sonophilia Festival, Lincoln, on their…Read more Another Week Flown By
I can't believe it's Friday already (yeah, I know I keep saying that, but seriously, they go really lightning-fast at the moment). So, in place of my cancelled Tune-A-Day June, I went for an 8 Day Sync Songwriting Challenge, organised by one of the agencies that deals directly with the film, TV and advertising industries,…Read more What a Week!
It's ages since I wrote anything about what I've been up to musically. Although I've been really quiet, I've been pretty busy, apart from when I was decorating a room at Dad's house. I thought at the start of the summer that I'd be doing another Tune-A-Day-June, but was feeling really burned out and decided…Read more Being Quiet about the Noise
With Dad doing a lot better and dropping hints that I have my own life to get back to, I've felt able to concentrate a lot more on finishing my started music - punctuated by a few medical appointments that I've provided transport for and just keeping an eye out to make sure things are…Read more Survival – New Album!
This week's POTW comes from Russell Suereth. Russ creates spiritual new age music and you can best hear his work via another playlist of his, Enigma and Russell Suereth. Russ's Freshly Picked Selections playlist is an eclectic mixed bag, as far as genres are concerned, but the common theme throughout these songs is that Russ…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/12)
Today's POTW, Girls Who Can, is compiled by CeCe Hemmingway, one half of British electronic act Hemmingway. Based in Chelmsford, Essex, the band have a big, contemporary, sound bridging the gap between electronica and guitar based rock, with David Moriaty's cutting solos. It's worth pointing out that CeCe not only provides the vocals, she's also…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/8)
It is about time I updated everyone on how things are going. My Dad is still in hospital: it's been eight weeks already. He has been moved twice now and is back in the original hospital he started in. The move away was because they thought he would need an operation, but it was decided…Read more Crashing Down (part 2)