This short article was originally published in 'Lights Go Out' zine in January 2016 When I was fifteen or sixteen I played in a band with my best mates in the village I grew up in (Wickham Market). Somehow, despite not knowing any other bands, we … [Read more...] about If you play in a band the world shrinks
It has been a while since I've posted about one of my musical projects, mostly because I post about them in plenty of other places. But I'm particularly proud of this video I made of my band The Failure Men. It was shot in one of our … [Read more...] about The Failure Men live at The Smokehouse in Ipswich
I'm selling this Digitech Bass synth wah bass envelope filter pedal. It has several unique sounds, ranging from boingy bouncy synth to a sound not unlike a sub-bass (well it's 'OctaSub' technically). I was playing a lot of fairly funky … [Read more...] about Digitech Bass synth wah bass envelope filter FX Pedal – FOR SALE
Picture is unrelated Originally published in 'Lights Go Out' zine. A while back I was having a cheery chat with a friend (Edd from the 'Last Hours' anarchist collective) and he jokingly told me that life was a lot simpler when he was a fifteen … [Read more...] about Why the death of the music industry will make you a better musician.
Guest post by Sam Page. “We’re Not the Radio Movement, Every Station needs a Good Tuning.”* In the first chapter of his book, Listen to This, the New Yorker music journalist Alex Ross describes a process of how classical music became insular, how … [Read more...] about Popular culture is not what popular culture was.
Tonight (15/04/11) at 7pm I will be part of a takeover of the brilliant 'BBC Introducing' show on BBC Suffolk. Along with Martyn and Jason from Antigen records I'll be talking about the mammoth 'The Ugly Truth About Ipswich' compilation album … [Read more...] about Me on the BBC!