The Paper Cinema are busy touring Macbeth….and I’m busy in new rehearsals for 1927 theatre company. More details coming soon!
they seek him here they seek him there...catch me playing on Radio 4's Scarlet Pimpernel starring James Purefoy here
titibits of daily life now available on my instagram
Super excited to announce that Alex Vann (mandolin), Ron Phelan (double bass) and myself have just been awarded funding from the English Folk Song and Dance Society, as part of their funding for new music. Details here! Can't wait to hit that EFDSS library....
The Paper Cinema have had some successful Macbeth previews at BAC London, and we're currently packing our suitcases with puppets and instruments for the Edinburgh Festival. Catch us at King Dome!
I recently collaborated with Sam Lee for the PRS New Music Biennial, on a piece all about Hull, City of Culture 2017. You can hear a live recording of Hullucination here
The Paper Cinema are quietly gathering their tools and getting ready for our next show - more to be revealed! But you can have a sneaky peek at things here
I have been engrossed in the Angela Carter exhibition at RWA, Bristol. I made a short animation with music and if you scroll down the page, you can have a peep at at it here
Back in Bristol. You can see what I'm getting up to from my twitter account here
Ni Hao! The Paper Cinema have arrived in Hangzhou, China, for a three week tour. Odyssey kicks off tonight at Xixi Arts Centre, Hangzhou. Facebook details here
The Paper Cinema is about to hit the road with our short rural tour Ghosts. If you wanter to take a sneaky peak at our trailer then look here
as Autumn approaches, I'm hanging up my depping shoes with Sam Lee & Friends - what a fantastic summer of music! But you can catch me one more time, guesting with the band on Thurs 29th Sept, for a home gig at St.George's Bristol (details here) - this time with added musical saw...
#paperghosts has begun. The Paper Cinema has been beavering away on a new piece in conjunction with SoundUK - Ghost Stories. After a week of rehearsing at Puppet Place, Bristol, we are almost ready to hit the road for this rural tour. Details here!
News! I have been busy settling into Bristol, discovering sights and sounds, and meeting fellow musos. I've also been depping fiddle with Sam Lee & Friends (check out dates in LIVE!) and have begun co-writing with Maestro Chris Reed, Md of The Paper Cinema. Watch this space....
I recently had a 'Palimpsest' chat with composer Laurie Bamon, LSO Soundhub Associate, on Resonance FM. You can take a listen here
Interesting review in fRoots mag, alongside 3 Cane Whale and Leveret. Nice iawn - let me see!
Another 4**** review, this time from Radio 2 RocknReel mag. Thanks Dai Jeffries! Take a look here here
Diolch o galan/thanks to Georgia Ruth for featuring an instrumental track on her C2/Radio Cymru show, 14/01.This is the first spin for 'In the Forest' and took me right back to last year's snowy days! Check it out
Album launch on 08/01/16 went off with a bang! Lots of strong feedback and positive vibes, including a spin on Radio 6 music with Tom Robinson. Check it out!
PALIMPSEST has had a 4**** review from Songwriting Magazine. Thanks! Check it out
PALIMPSEST has had a really great review from FATEA folk magazine. Thanks! Check it out
The amazing 'Hey, Mouser', a serial fiction inspired by music based in LA, has featured The Book of David for today's instalment. Thanks guys!! Check it out
'The Book of David' has been picked by Tom Robinson for his BBC Introducing mixtape 21 Dec 2015. What a Christmas bonus! He also says I need everyone's support as an independent artist...hear hear. Thank you Tom. Check it out
'Bone Spoon' has made it as a 'Fresh Fave' on Tom Robinson's 'Fresh On The Net'. That's a lot of freshness. Also includes a stonking review that includes the phrase 'genuinely petrifying'. Result!! Check it out
'Lonely Waltz' was given a spin by the totally cool DJ (and fellow musical saw player) Idris Jones on BBC Radio Cymru's Sesiwn Fach, 29/11. I'm the penultimate track but listen to the whole show - a great chat with folk artist Huw M about Welsh and American folk music, talking of two of my great heroes, Meredydd Evans and Alan Lomax. Check it out
'The Book of David' was played on BBC Radio Wales' Adam Walton show on 28/11 >> 1hr4mins in. Check it out
'Flying' was played on Adam Walton's BBC Radio Wales show on 31/10 >> to 2hrs12mins. Check it out
Here's a taster of the making of the #PALIMPSEST album artwork by SCOTT RAMSAY KYLE. Check it out
I had my first #PALIMPSEST play on radio. Thanks Adam Walton at BBC Wales! I start at 14 mins. Check it out
I made a tumblr for the #PALIMPSEST launch. Check it out