Picture taken heading from Trafford Bridge towards the Lowry along the promenade on my way to rehearsal last night with Ad Hoc dance. There’s a lot of incredible open views in that part of town; the expanse of water pushes the horizon way further out. Im not surewhat it’s like in the day time butContinue reading “Manchester Ship Canal”
Been following up a long standing interest in why acoustic guitars are so quiet when compared to other instruments of a similar body sized (the cello being the obvious example). This orginally came about at kalbakken practise when we noticed just how much louder Kirsty’s violin could be at full pelt compared to my guitar,Continue reading “Booker White”
I’ll be playing some new tunes of steel string guitar. Hopefully be joined by Kelly on flute for one tune! Come down should be great. x
3 & 4 & 5/8/09 Skipton We’re holed up at Nick’s folks house on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors running through old material and working on a new arrangement from scratch to be recorded next weekend with Jack in London. Radiant sunshine keeps giving us the impression that the label may have accidentallyContinue reading “Kalbakken Tour Diary”
Click here to listen a couple of duo improvistions from Josh Kopecek on piano & objects and myself using guitar & objects recorded in the Manchester University music practise spaces late last month.