Being an independent musician and all, a common question that gets tossed around near me is: “What kind of music do you make?” This post will seek to answer that question handily and will also GIVE THINGS AWAY, to lucky and awesome people, as well as ruminate on the nature of art, and other things […]Read more "The Universal / The Particular (Or: The Secret Recipe For Great Art)"
This blog contains multitudes. There are words about a song, there are words about the human condition and there is also News, (which contains CLUES about EXCITING SECRET THINGS). AND, as if that wasn’t enough, there is also the first, (and potentially last) competition on JamesRadcliffe.com. Are you ready? Then let’s begin…Read more "This ‘Human’ Thing… (With Added Secrets)"
I am an independent artist. What this means in real terms is that I do everything myself. So one of the questions I get asked most frequently is: how do I balance everything? (‘Everything’ meaning: Art / Business / Life). It’s a good question…Read more "Balance: Art / Business / Life"
[ This is the second article in my ‘Behind The Scenes’ series, which explores some of the stories, inspirations and meanings behind the songs on the Album]Read more "Last Night I Dreamt Of Tidal Waves…"
Since I released the album, people have been writing to me with questions about the meaning, inspirations and stories behind certain pieces. So, I’ve decided to write a series of articles in order to shed a little more light on them. Consider these a virtual backstage pass…Read more "Behind The Scenes #1 / Ocean"
Towards the end, things got a little crazy…Read more "Aftermath / Welcome to the Revolution."
I am writing this at 06:34 in the morning. I have just finished a recording session and am getting ready to do an edit. This is, without a doubt, the craziest and most intense period of my life I have ever experienced…Read more "The Time of the Crush (or: Alchemy for Beginners…)"