Boy done good

My eldest son has very kindly made a film of me singin’ a song. He’s done a great job. Never gets easier seeing yourself on the screen, does it?! One of my favourite songs.

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Resonance FM

The live session and interview that I recorded with James Hodder at Resonance FM in London last year goes out this Saturday (24 Jan 2015) at 8.00 p.m. If you’re in London it’s on your radio at 104.4 FM otherwise online at The show is called Tin-Can Review and it was a great afternoon. […]

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Tour dates

Hello you. These are the dates I’m playing with Jinder in February. More are being talked about so hopefully I’ll be able to get out and see everyone! Looking forward to some lovely nights out. PJM

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Say no to instant coffee

Saw a drummer in Glastonbury on Saturday. Went through a few of the songs that might benefit from a kit. Made a few recordings on my phone. Am evaluating (daydreaming) now. Played a gig in Bournemouth that evening. Had a lady dancing at the front of the stage nearly all night. Bless her. No-one video’d […]

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Today’s work on the album. Spent the morning trying to work out what was my arse and what was my elbow. Still haven’t quite got it. One of them days. Went to Exeter on the train with my eldest son. Walked around for about an hour in the late afternoon coldness whilst he did his […]

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Today’s work on the record: Laundrette whilst listening to Josh Rouse (Nashville) on headphones. To neighbour’s for a coffee to hear that the harmonica on track 2 (provisional placement) reminds him of something by Townes Van Zandt. Watched E.T. with the boys. Cried. Went to town to get a fruit cooler.

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LP update

Cold and foggy (the weather and my brain) in amongst the hills, fields and livestock of east Devon with producer Mark Tucker. Thirteen songs pegged to the board. Filling them in now with Omnichord drum machine, an out-of-tune piano, my old electric guitar through a Vox AC30, Hammond, Harmonica, drum kit, dobro, whatever else I […]

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