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New blog and January shows

“We must make for the audience a box of delights. Or at least fail entertainingly in the attempt” Full blog and ticket links for the first live shows of the year are here: https://linktr.ee/anewinternational Cumbernauld, Friday January 27th Edinburgh, Saturday January 28th Read more →

January shows!

Dear Folks, Our whistle-stop tour of the Scottish central belt continues with a weekender double header. Live shows on – Friday January 27th – Lanternhouse Theatre, Cumbernauld (hey, that’s my hometown!) Saturday January 28th – the Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh. All welcome, bring yer pals. bx Tickets here – Cumbernauld – https://lanternhousearts.org/choose-seats/… Edinburgh – skiddle.com/e/36244725 Read more →

Thank you

Thank you very much to everyone who came to the show last night. Thank you, David and all at Room 2 for having us. It was a lovely atmosphere and a pleasure to play our songs for you. The twins’ heads are now wet. Drookit actually. I feel like Lost and Later Songs is now properly out there. May it… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #20

For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings. #20 Lost and Later Theme (5/3/19) A street musician duets with a synthesiser. Written on accordion, this early recording is more bum notes than tune but you can hear the melody gradually emerging – https://on.soundcloud.com/BrFXcIt was partly influenced by a barrel organ street musician I once heard… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #17

For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings. #17Freediving  1/3/12 (1906h) https://on.soundcloud.com/smeMD – 22/12/12 (0020h) https://on.soundcloud.com/EPgi6   Another late developer, more lost than later, “Freediving” took 10 years to record.   Mark and I occasionally get together to work on the guitar arrangements, an activity which has come to be known as “The Biscuit Sessions” (these would… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #16

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #16 For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings. #16 There’s Barely Enough Time to Breathe No demo exists.Another one from the analogue years, approximately 1997-8, around the same time as “Yesterday’s Already Light Years Away” and similarly born out of my obsession (current and ongoing) with… Read more →