For years, my day job was building and managing websites. At night, I jammed and recorded, wrote tunes and played guitar but I earned my living designing, coding and developing for the web.
2019 09 May
2017 03 April
A couple of months ago I wrote about the importance of Open Mic nights for the development of your writing and performing skills.
2017 07 March
Being an anal sort of fellow, I group the various music apps on my iPhone into a ‘Play’ folder for all the tools that are supposed to help me create, and a ‘Listen’ folder for all the apps I can us
2017 05 January
For most of 2016, I've been playing once a week, three songs at a time in my very own local bar. It's been a revelation.
2009 28 November
Learning to drum is teaching me the importance of both left hand and right hand in playing musical instruments. And maybe it can change your personality too.
2009 06 November
From Caedmon songs to Twitter via pedal boards and guitar pickups, a general review and update.
2009 01 February
Yes, it's beginning to dawn on me that the view from over here in the oldies corner seems to reach a lot further. I can see things now I never saw before. Now, where did I put my specs...
2009 02 January
The newspapers all do it, the TV channels all do it, the magazines ('books' if you live in Manchester, UK) all do it, so why the hell not?
2008 18 March
I was possibly a little unfair in my previous post Drumming for Beginners, which might have given the false impression to t
2008 08 March
So, what have I been up to in my long struggle to avoid actually finishing a song?
Well, I've decided to learn how to play the drums.