“I’ve always been given to self-dramatization. I intend to live forever.” – Leonard Cohen I learned Leonard had died on a Friday. I was sitting eating breakfast when my girlfriend came to the kitchen doorway. She asked if I knew. Knew what I said. She told me gently. I was grateful for that. I put […]Read more "You Want It Darker…"
For Christmas this year I received a turntable, some speakers, and a few hand-picked records – I’d been thinking of starting a vinyl collection for a while and had decided to take the plunge. There was something exciting about opening that first record; about feeling the transparent wrap tearing back beneath my fingers, flexing the […]Read more "A Love Letter to Vinyl…"
In Jan of 2008 I left my last ever regular job (rock climbing instructor – not kidding), screwed my courage to the sticking place, and began making my way as an independent artist. I made art, and I put it out into the world. I played live, and worked hard to find my community. I […]Read more "The 3 Things You Need To Know Before You Quit Your Day Job…"