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Songs Are Also Stories

I went to see Richard Thompson with my daughter last night at The Lowry Theatre in Salford. I have always wanted to see him do a full acoustic gig, but somehow over the decades I have managed to miss the opportunity. His support band told...

The Real John Reed…

Well it’s a common name with multiple spellings. I find it strange that while the logical way to spell Reed is with two ‘e’s, almost everyone I meet for the first time seems to assume it should be ‘Reid’. Reid is widely regarded as the...

And so to Hebden…

…Hebden Bridge that is. Fresh from two solo and two band gigs at Chorley Live, we are delighted to be opening proceedings for Oxjam Calderdale at 2pm on Sunday 29th October. This is about more than just the music. It is humbling when music you...

Nailing It For Duncan

It always amazes me that something you plan for months can then be over so quickly. We don’t get many opportunities to play together as a band – The Folded Arms. I live in south Manchester, Matt lives in Leicester, Jad in Hemel Hempstead, Kieran...

IT’S COLLABORATION STUPID!

A long time ago I was gainfully employed to travel the world by a company. I earned a decent salary but was always horrified when I sat down and worked out what my hourly rate was, especially for intense periods of travel. The overseas ‘jollies’...

New Releases

They say timing is everything, but I think it’s about people really. The people in your life drive its timeline, and subsequent coincidences and happy accidents are the result of the things that you do. You make your own luck just as you create your...