I have a new album coming out and am donating it to the crowdfunding campaign I am part of, raising money for a group of us who are starting education to become peace workers & community builders. You can see the campaign here: https://www.gofundme.com/education-for-peace-building It’ll be released on August 17th and you can pre-order it … Continue reading “We are Turned” Album Release
I arrived in Rome on Wednesday and played last night in Fanfulla, a little club in the East of Rome. It’s very hidden, in a residential street, and you’d never know it was there if you walked past. It’s a really special place- run by a group of friends who love music. I really enjoyed … Continue reading Rome!
Whoops! It’s been a while. I’ve been here 20 days now!? I think? So. I’ve been playing banjo a lot, playing clarinet a little, practising my Italian, and learning to refuse the many kind offers from the neighbour to marry me off. Last night I went to see a very highbrow rendition of the Iliad. I … Continue reading some time in
Here are some photos from my first week in Pisticci. And hey, why not listen to some novelty Hawaiian steel guitar while you look? It’s my new favourite album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o031JMU6K8 And here is my new pal Artu (R2?) the next door neighbour’s cat. He lets me laugh at him in exchange for bowls of … Continue reading Photos of Pisticci
Here is my new home for the next month! Pisticci is a little Italian town with about a thousand years history. It’s very quiet and friendly. The old lady next door has already taken me under her wing and brought me a tupperware full of boiled cabbage. My Italian is not very good but I … Continue reading Pisticci!
Quick early morning stop in Milan. Wandered around marvelling at the enormous grand beautiful station, sat down for a proper Italian cappuccino and then the drunk guy sitting at the next table threw up all over himself… Continue reading Benvenuto in Italia!
Adventuring begins! I’m going to a little house in the South of Italy for a month of isolated music making. First stop London, and then a train or three to Italy tomorrow. It’s been a while since I’ve done any song writing so I’m not sure what I’ll discover in there but I’m looking forward … Continue reading Italy
Here’s the radio show I was on on Sunday with the Relatives: Continue reading The Relatively Good Radio Show