I've got off to a bit of a false start to the New Year. Having first got ill between Christmas and New Year, then recovered, I went down properly with whatever nasty virus it was a couple of days after the obligatory late night party with good friends and board games. (I knew something wasn't…Read more Happy New Year!
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)