A year of books (October-December)

Can you believe it? 2020 is over, and what a year ! No gigs since March, continuing to carry out my music therapy work in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, while the world is turned on it’s head… But there have been books. Previous installments of this series can be found here: A yearContinue reading “A year of books (October-December)”

Reblog: Freeze – The Nick Gladdish Band

A brief view of the recording project I’ve been involved in, told by bass player from the same band (and dear friend), Groovebox Adam: Freeze – The Nick Gladdish Band I feel like my entire musical career has been an endless challenge to do what I can under unfavourable circumstances. So when the pandemic hitContinue reading “Reblog: Freeze – The Nick Gladdish Band”

New single ‘Freeze’ released this Sunday (20.12.20)

The Nick Gladdish Band are finally releasing the second single from our upcoming album, Last One Get The Lights, after a little over two months of recording, overdubbing, mixing and mastering! The song is called Freeze, and will be available via all the usual online streaming outlets such as Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, Deezer, etc… ThisContinue reading “New single ‘Freeze’ released this Sunday (20.12.20)”

Haiku for a second lockdown (from a keyworker’s perspective)

Another lockdown The weather is not as nice I still have to work Not much mention of nature in this one, but it’s dark by 4pm so I haven’t seen much of it! I’ll try and write some better ones soon. Stay safe everybody!

Back in the studio (part 3)

Last night, we got the final session of tracking done (on a new album for The Nick Gladdish Band), with a day left until lockdown #2 comes into effect across the UK. Nick met drummer & producer John Timney at TRAXX Studios in North Tyneside for five hour. They didn’t just tracked all the vocalContinue reading “Back in the studio (part 3)”

Back in the studio (part 2)

With a second full national lockdown upon us in a few day’s time, we had a very small window to finish the bulk of the tracking for Last One Get The Lights, the in-progress LP from the Nick Gladdish Band. John Timney (drums, engineering and production on this record) and I met at The SpaceContinue reading “Back in the studio (part 2)”