the 4 year hiatus in this on-going series is a result of the dilemma i had with dealing with the 2 songs written by andrew goodwin that were mentioned in my coathanger song. i had planned to try and create versions of them both. that is clues and belgrade ’88 which are referenced in the… Continue reading coathanger trail part 4
Here’s a couple of tracks from the new neureille album surd rime. I meant to do a lot more with it but sadly I’ve not felt that I had enough time and space to do all those things such as… Promotion, distribution, dissemination, application, phosphorence, stability, strata In particular I was supposed to organise an… Continue reading surd rime
I am working on a new Neureille album to be ready Spring-ish. A week or so ago we had the first rehearsal with the basic unit, guitar bass and drums. We practised 9 songs, the 10th will probably have no drums just a bit of percussion so we left it. 9 is enough for an… Continue reading christmas eve 2013
Check out Vanesssa’s website for her music. Mike and I will be mostly playing the tracks that we are preparing for the next Neureille album.
and now a granite mix that deals with my own work. this is my unveiling on this website of my new album which is called true v eye and will imminently be available on itunes and as a hard copy at my amazon store – see the buy stuff page for links. there are only… Continue reading Granite Mix 7
The 3rd line of the song Coathanger is the paintings are northern too which is a reference to a song I wrote in 1977 or 1978 which was called Northern Painting. I gave the song that title as a reference to the few months I spent living in Manchester in late 1976 early 1977 where… Continue reading coathanger trail 3
I don’t really care whether people think what I do is good or not. I know what I’ve done and that’s good enough for me. This is the 2nd coathanger trail post and it covers the words in northern lands which is the 2nd line of the song. This is the demo version of Alaska… Continue reading Coathanger Trail 2
During the year my old friend Andrew Goodwin has been creating a Dry Rib blog which has featured some of my songs along with much else. When Andrew and Mike Mulholland and I used to play together in said band something very powerful was created which sadly we never really managed to replicate in the… Continue reading Goodwin’s Dry Rib Recipes With Added Quail