Lamontations

Keeping seen, keeping sane – how I market my music

February 15, 2018

Six months ago I wrote this post about mistakes I’d made in marketing my music and how I was trying to rectify them. Here’s an … Read moreKeeping seen, keeping sane – how I market my music

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In Another Life airplay

February 9, 2018

It’s nice to see the new album’s been getting some advance airplay.  My thanks go to: Roots & Fusion on Blues and Roots Radio Jane … Read moreIn Another Life airplay

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Momus by Ross Simonini

Momus in the 90s: the Tender Pervert

January 31, 2018

Last May I decamped with a bunch of musician friends to a ski lodge in the Highlands for a weekend of recording and jamming. The … Read moreMomus in the 90s: the Tender Pervert

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Green Lights All The Way (live) or It’s All Right Ma, I’m Only Jammy

January 24, 2018

Here’s another, lighter, video of Green Lights All The Way, this time from the Orchy Sessions. Some blues songs begin with ‘My wife done left … Read moreGreen Lights All The Way (live) or It’s All Right Ma, I’m Only Jammy

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Jackie Leven onstage

Jackie Leven: beauty in his wounds

January 17, 2018

Remember how you discovered new music before the internet? There was radio, the occasional TV programme and the music press. Sometimes you’d hear something and … Read moreJackie Leven: beauty in his wounds

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The Ballad of Bob Dylan – live video

January 11, 2018

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent played a Christmas charity gig in The Village, Leith in December. Here’s The Ballad of Bob Dylan from that … Read moreThe Ballad of Bob Dylan – live video

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What kind of listener are you?

January 4, 2018

After a couple of conversations with friends over the last few weeks, I discovered I’m not the only one for who does most of their … Read moreWhat kind of listener are you?

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Green Lights All The Way – live video

December 21, 2017

Judging by gigs, Green Lights All The Way is going to be the most popular song on the new album. Here’s the band playing it … Read moreGreen Lights All The Way – live video

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Christmas Revolution

December 14, 2017

Well, I had to …

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Jonathan Richman in concert

Jonathan Richman: Innocent like a Rock

December 12, 2017

For over forty years, Jonathan Richman has been scattering gems of wide-eyed wonder and celebration, set to a rockin’ beat. But don’t mistake his innocence … Read moreJonathan Richman: Innocent like a Rock

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