Category Archives: A Blog’s Life

Kids, Eh?

Had a touching moment today. Went back to teaching as we had a christmas concert to rehearse for, but after a little while my voice started to give out (due to Wednesday’s accident). And one by one these little kids … Continue reading

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New Songs And Beatles Tips

Boy, things are so busy round these parts I’ve hardly a minute to let y’all know what’s going on. So – I have two new songs in the Demo Vault – Cast Aside Your Rebel Flag is a song I … Continue reading

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10 Things I Loved In 2013

Releasing my first ever solo EP Let’s Build An Airport was the major milestone for me but here’s 10 other highlights of the year. The Rise of LFC The massive turnaround in all areas of Liverpool Football Club, but especially the … Continue reading

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Catching Up

What have been up to? Working on a recording project with Nina Smith & New Communication which culminated in a gig at The Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham. Here’s 2 songs from there, the first I which I co-wrote with Nina … Continue reading

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The Bond Progression

  Musos – help me out for a future blog post. Update: it’s done! Check it out here or here… I’m Looking for examples of tunes by any band that has a chord progression that rises from the fifth chromatically – … Continue reading

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You Got (Fan) Mail

  FAWM is finished, I got ill over the holidays, my EP is approaching like a bullet train on buttered rails, the New Communication single is mixed and off to be pressed and it’s past midnight and I haven’t blogged … Continue reading

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Let’s Build An Airport – The Demos

Last chance for demos! I’m getting very close to releasing my EP Let’s Build An Airport. The single will be available from Feb 14th and the EP goes on sale on Mar 18th. At the moment you can hear demos … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts On Les Mis

I’m not Hathaway fan but if Anne doesn’t get an Oscar I’m probably going to fly to Hollywood and kick everyone there in the nuts Once was a game changer in the live singing in a musical stakes. Les Mis perfected that. … Continue reading

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Where’s Matt?

Mainly working on my EP! I’ve had then tracks mastered but need to go back and make a couple of changes. In the meantime I’m working on writing bios and press releases which has got to be my least favourite … Continue reading

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New Song: Here At The End Of The World

  Hey folks – check out my most recent tune. When my wife suggested I write a cheerful song, but then backtracked and said the words don’t need to be happy, just the tune I ended up with Here At … Continue reading

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