Category Archives: A Blog’s Life

Demo Albums

or is it albums of demos? Either way I’ve decided to begin compiling/curating my audio archives. You can download the first one right here Home Truths 2016 The download includes 16 songs ranging from metal guitar instrumentals, political songs, style … Continue reading

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Kick Ass Christmas

“Matt, listen to me. I kick ass at Silent Night” – 9 yr old pupil.

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Thanks!

An Apple (Records product) for the (guitar) teacher. Thanks Lauren!

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Workshops And Beer

Ah! Summertime! I’m all broken up (in a good way). School has finished with a lovely gift from a pupil – this is what you get for teaching kids how to play Bieber/Sheeran. And a mention in the school leavers … Continue reading

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News May 2016

I was honoured to have my rap track My Ride (download it here) featured on a recent episode of the NUSIC New Music Podcast (ep 127) with a whole bunch of great Nottingham artists including Mez who did a ‘real’ Nottingham … Continue reading

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Sign Up For The Beatles Songwriting Academy Podcast Here

To get your hands on the current episode and receive all future episodes automatically you need to follow two simple steps 1) Go here to add your email address to to the Beatles Songwriting Academy mailing list 2) click the … Continue reading

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The 2015 String Learning Speed Championship Thing

This term I’ve been teaching all my pupils the notes on the guitar up to the 12th fret. Big congrats to anyone who managed to learn the WHOLE GUITAR. Here’s the fastest 3 peeps for the whole guitar and the … Continue reading

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New Song: Where Did The Time Go?

Here’s a spruced up version of my FAWM collaboration with Liz Frencham – Where Did The Time Go? It’s a frenetic, fun, slightly NSFW, Jazz Odyssey. Enjoy. Where Did The Time Go?

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MAWM Update

All the songs I wrote and recorded with pupils during March are online now – right here Pretty cool huh?

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This Is Not The End Of The World (But You Can See It From Here)

In the face of an almost certain Tory majority, this new demo of my 2014 FAWM song seem heartbreakingly apt… listen/download This Is Not The End Of The World here

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