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Recording Day 3

Me and Will arrive at the studio armed with guitars and Wills cafetière of course. Grant greets us and we immediately set about working on some of the drum arrangements from the previous sessions. Grant spends around 2-3 hours on…

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Radio Mic in Hersham

We travelled down to Hersham after a reckless night in Bradford. I was exhausted and still picking glass out of my feet on the journey down. We made it to the venue in good time. Not a piss stop in…

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Love, Anger, and The Underground

I’m sat in the car with The Yalla Yallas on our way to Hersham to play the Sports and Social Club. We’ve just loaded up and made a quick visit to Morrisons for snacks for the journey. We all offer…

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Wharf Chambers

It’s our second ever gig at Wharf Chambers in Leeds. The previous one was a Sunday afternoon at Pie Race Festival a couple of years ago. I didn’t particularly enjoy that show and I wanted to make that right this…

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Recording Day Two 

I’m picked up at 9.30am by Will and Dempsey and head to Joels house to pick him up. On the way we drive past Eiger studios and notice our friends The Accused unloading. That’s dedication for you. Band rehearsals at…

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The lovely horse

So last night we did a secret gig in Leeds. So secret in fact there was only like ten people in the room. We decided to call ourselves ‘Lovely Horse’ to pay tribute to popular TV Show Father Ted. We…

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Ride out to London

Friday night I send Will a message. “I got funny feeling about the journey tomorrow”he responded with “Don’t worry there’s plenty of time to get there”. Saturday morning I wake up early and get ready for our first show in…

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Update

Hey,

Long time, no speak. I’ve not been writing these blogs for a few weeks. I started up these blog posts to focus me on the art of writing. Maybe to see me through a kind of writers block, to…

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Looking to the future.

I’ve been home from tour for just about over a week. I was ill for a few days coupled with exhaustion. I’ve had no time to relax. I was straight back to work. The weekend wasn’t even available to recharge…

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…and home

We set off early  from Emmen. Alarms were set for 8am. Plan was to leave at 9am. Storms are predicted. So far we’re on schedule. The traffic out of Emmen was non existent. It’s a lowly populated place out on…

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Last night in Emmen

I slept all the way from Nijmegen to Emmen but still feel really sleepy upon arrival. Food was just about ready to be served. The soup and the main were delicious. We load in for the final time of this…

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Den Bosch -Nijmegen


Before every show I play in the Knoflook in Den Bosch I pay a visit to this little statue. I’m not sure who he is but it must be maritime related. Anyway I quite like the guy. We get to…