NOT Launch party, plus album preview

Today I'm celebrating the album completion with a party! When a project that has stewed for 20 years is finally complete, I think it's important to celebrate the achievement. Moving to Vienna a few years ago presented me with the right circumstances to rehearse, record and produce these songs and... more...

Album cover reveal

The designer who likes music Several months ago I spoke to graphic designer, friend and former colleague Marko Laitinen, about the artwork for the album. Marko likes music a lot and was interested, but he wanted to hear the tracks before committing to the project. I only had rehearsal demos at the... more...

Final Remixes

I recently sent my album to Chris Graham for mastering. One of the many reasons I go to Chris, is the free mix feedback he offers as part of his mastering service. Someone in his team (Brian on this occasion) will listen to every track of the album, and record a video of the feedback. They’ve don... more...

Merry Melancholy sent for mastering

In the last 7 years, I have recorded and produced 2 albums, 1 EP and various individual songs - all for other artists. Now finally, nearly 2 decades after I wrote my first song, I finished my own album. I feel SO GOOD right now! The songs were uploaded for mastering (to Chris Graham Mastering -... more...

Paper Wallpaper reviewed on GoldFlakePaint.co.uk

Thank you to the people over at goldflakepaint.co.uk, who have taken the time to find, listen to and post a review of our recently launched album Paper Wallpaper. The review itself is a positive one - as you might expect when someone posts it on their site - starting with the line: "A sweet coll... more...

Album released: Paper Wallpaper - by paper wallpaper

After months of work I can finally buy that foot-long cigar I promised myself upon releasing my first album: We made the tracks available earlier today and people have already been listening and downloading the tracks, the early response we've had has been great. I have to thank everyone who was... more...

Album update...

I just finished a mixing session on the opening track, 'Song for Pomegranite'. It was a productive session, and I'd say I'm 75% of the way with that song. The first 3-4 songs are now about 75% finished. The remaining songs require more work. There's a lot of recording to be done. Dominic is taking... more...

Recording an album with Dominic

We are half way into our album recording excursion and already we have a great number of tracks. The meat and bones of the recording has been done, what's left is there mixing and then mastering. I'm confident we can complete the album by May 24th, despite there still being much to do. I may even ha... more...

paper wallpaper on Facebook

I can reveal the name of the album I'm working. Not that it was a secret, we just confirmed it today.[drum roll] and the title is... 'paper wallpaper', as in Dominic's (AKA paper wallpaper) self-titled album. Creative huh?Here's the facebook link, just created today. more...