chord progression

finished off a fun run of dates with dylan rodrigue and sie sie benhoff. check out dylan's album, cat's game, especially the tracks 'white moon' and 'self-love'... also recorded a couple of dylan's songs at my studio. watch this space...

am half way through recording my next album. about five tracks down including some piano-led songs that i recorded at crooked room studios near york. micah calabrese currently putting down some drums over in los angeles...















march 2019 mini-tour

starting a week's run of shows supporting dylan rodrigue. dylan's album, 'cat's game' is out on bad paintings and 'self-love' is a hit...

3 march - york micklegate social
4 march - hull bean and nothingness
7 march - wakefield jolly tap
8 march - manchester the castle hotel
9 march - leeds hyde park book club


leeds bee & rose festival

finishing off my support tour of the love band with johnny echols by playing a festival in leeds. will be doing the thing at leeds bee and rose festival on 6 july...

birmingham love show added

added a new tour date to play some soft acoustic music in the home of metal. this means i'll be supporting the love band with johnny echols at birmingham hare and hounds on 2 july 2019. full tour dates as follows...


26 june - newport, isle of wight strings
27 june - brighton the haunt
29 june - liverpool grand central hall
30 june - glasgow oran mor
1 july - leeds brudenell social club
2 july - birmingham hare and hounds
3 july - cardiff the globe
4 july - bristol the fleece
5 july - london islington assembly hall



more shows

two more shows in manchester and hull added in run of dates supporting dylan rodrigue. full list of dates:

3 march - york micklegate social
4 march - hull bean and nothingness
7 march - wakefield jolly tap
8 march - manchester the castle hotel
9 march - leeds hyde park book club



recommmended listening: winter - ethereality, royal trux - sweet sixteen, jessica lea mayfield - tell me, kurt vile - bottle it in...

recording album #7

started the recording of my seventh album in silver lake, los angeles with micah calabrese. throwing down some drum tracks. guitar, piano, vocals to follow...


dylan rodrigue support shows

i'll be playing a few shows supporting californian song-crafter, dylan rodrigue, in march 2019. his album will be out on bad paintings, and i'll be trying out a few new songs too...

the dates are:

3 march - york micklegate social
7 march - wakefield jolly tap
9 march - leeds hyde park book club



love band support tour

i'll be supporting my good friends from the love band featuring johnny echols in june/july 2019. new album hopefully out that time too...





the dates are...

26 june - newport, isle of wight strings
27 june - brighton the haunt
29 june - liverpool grand central hall
30 june - glasgow oran mor
1 july - leeds brudenell social club
3 july - cardiff the globe
4 july - bristol the fleece
5 july - london islington assembly hall







posies


i'll be doing a solo support to the posies at leeds brudenell social club on saturday 20 october. new songs being formulated to meet demographic requirements too...

lost in flight



in 2010 i spent a lot of time sat in a small outbuilding without heating in north yorkshire.

during this year i recorded lots of songs with not much more than an acoustic guitar, an out of tune piano and a borrowed drum kit.

seven years later i'm releasing a selection of what i recorded as an album called 'lost in flight'.

it's just a digital-only release, but is downloadable from the desert mine shop, and you can stream it too.

here's a video for a song from the album called 'silhouette'...