OK - I haven't posted in nearly a year, but what better way to start blogging again than to announce a new album that I wrote for, played and sang on.
At the last step in the Dan Armstrong refinish, and everything goes pear-shaped. Just my luck.
My lonely Dan Armstrong guitar finally finds a long lost relative, and although my Dan is the feisty younger sibling they still share the same terrible flaw.
The Dan Armstrong (London) refinish continues, but stripping away the years reveals a couple of worrying littles.
I've decided to revive my Dan Armstrong (London) guitar. But as I strip away the years of detritus, I’m suddenly puzzled. When was it really made?
Yup. I'm gigging again with Caedmon. Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland. 7-8 May 2010
In an effort to remember what I'm supposed to be playing for Caedmon's Return, I've taken to arranging and recording demos in my own studio. And here's 'Old Enough to Know Better'.
Any attempt to access my Macbook Pro on a network resulted in the message 'connection failed'. But the Geniuses at the Trafford Centre Apple Store finally fixed it with the tick of single checkbox.
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.
From Caedmon songs to Twitter via pedal boards and guitar pickups, a general review and update.