Category Archives: Former Pupils

Introducing Joe Strange

Who played chromatic harmonica on the title track of my EP ‘Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky’. Joe is an accomplished singer/songwriter in the classic Americana mould with a soulful voice and great, understated guitar chops. … Continue reading

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Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky EP: A Partial History

Here’s a short essay I wrote for my new EP (released Nov 1st 2016) On 22 December 1808 Ludwig Van Beethoven premiered several new works at a concert in the Theater an der Wien in Vienna. It was something of … Continue reading

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New Notts Music Explosion!

There are a whole new bunch of great Notts music coming out in the next few months, some of it from First Tuesday members, former pupils and collaborators. Following up his excellent Aeon album Scor-Zay-Zee is releasing the Gangsta Wraps (Take … Continue reading

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Earth Below: Mountains (Official Music Video)

Earth Below are the fruit of the latest Inspire ‘Supergroup’ Project that I’ve been working for the last year along with fellow tutor Nina Smith. They’re a really talent 7 piece band and will be launching their EP Almost There … Continue reading

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RJ Marks/Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Huge congratulations to my former pupil Sheku Kanneh-Mason for being named winner of BBC Young Musician Of The Year. I taught Sheku everything I know on the cello (which is NOTHING!) but I did teach him guitar for a little … 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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Earth Below: Mountains (Live In The Studio)

Earth Below is a new band I’ve been working with alongside Nina Smith and Rob Green. Here’s 3/7′s of them playing Mountains live in the control room of Old Library Studio.

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Bovis (Vents)

Former pupil Craig Tucker‘s band Vents made a video with nothing but a GoPro and an electric heater for lighting Check out Bovis by Vents Check out more former pupils here. Info on lessons here

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Sea Monster Eyes: They’re Laughing At Me [Live And Unplugged]

Here’s former pupil and First Tuesday Alumni Fill Grafton playing Filthy’s Open Mic Night with fellow Sea Monster Eyes guitarist Geoff Carlin And here’s a preview of a track from their forthcoming EP ‘Garlic’ Photo: Rachel McClean. Video: Hugh Gunningham

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Matt Wood: Messed Up World

Here’s former pupil and First Tuesday Alumni Matt Wood with a great new song live at Filthy’s Open Mic Night

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