Monthly Archives: January 2016

Found Poetry – Get Your Goat

Get your goat Reports of a woman in distress. at a notorious suicide spot, was simply the sound of a goat, bleating. The helicopters were scrambled, at a high cost. and Police Forces spent a few more minutes, Tweeting.  

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Hazy Hofner

This is one of those photos that comes out technically worse than you hoped, but artistically better. It is my new bass, my mid-life crisis bass, a Hofner Violin Bass, a bit of blurring and camera shake, and here it … Continue reading

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Derelict Birmingham 1

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Single Review – Satisfaction by Electro Soul

Single Review – Satisfaction by Electro Soul Electro Soul Satisfaction – Electro Avenue Records. ‘Satisfaction’ is the latest collaboration between vocalist Mic Murphy and keyboard player David Frank. The duo, were best known in the 1980’s as ‘The System’ for … Continue reading

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Birmingham Photo Triptych

 

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CD Review – Harry Connick Jnr – Your Songs

CD Review – Your Songs by Harry Connick Jnr   ‘Your Songs’ the newest release from crooner Harry Connick Jnr finds him tackling a number of   well known songs. The singer, also known as an actor, and like Nat … Continue reading

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CD Review – Michael McGoldrick – Aurora

CD Review – Michael McGoldrick – Aurora With an international career as an in demand session musician for figures from Peter Gabrielle and Mark Knopfler, and full time membership with Capercaillie, and membership with a number of other musicial ensembles, … Continue reading

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CD Review – Roots 2 by Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin

CD Review – Roots 2 by Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin Claytara Records 2009 – ISBN 884502259896 7 out of 10 ‘Roots 2’ finds the duo of guitarist Frank McLaughlin and violinist Stewart Hardy tackling music from a number of … Continue reading

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CD Review – Compass by Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin

CD Review – Compass by Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin Claytara Records – 884502 25811 0 7 out of 10 Released in the same year as ‘Roots 2’, ‘Compass’ finds the core duo of Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin collaborating … Continue reading

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CD Review – Hearts and Minds by Seth Lakeman

CD Review – Seth Lakeman – Hearts and Minds Relentless Records – CDREL21 50999 6412052 4 out of 5 stars   Current folk –rock poster boy Seth Lakeman releases his latest album, – ‘Hearts and Minds’ with all of the … Continue reading

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