Lamontations

Lovely melodies and gruesome murders – don’t you love folk music?

March 28, 2018

The other week I wrote about Gabriel Yacoub and his band Malicorne. I forgot to mention one of my favourite Malicorne songs – the story … Read moreLovely melodies and gruesome murders – don’t you love folk music?

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The members of the Heaven Sent sitting on piano keys.

Norman Lamont & the Heaven Sent: End of Tears – live

March 21, 2018

As a reminder that the launch gig is … tomorrow!   Here’s the band with End of Tears, recorded in December at The Village.   You … Read moreNorman Lamont & the Heaven Sent: End of Tears – live

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Gabriel Yacoub – raconteur extraordinaire

March 14, 2018

Gabriel Yacoub is probably the Richard Thompson of the French music scene, from his first album with his then-wife Marie in 1975 to the recent … Read moreGabriel Yacoub – raconteur extraordinaire

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The members of the Heaven Sent sitting on piano keys.

In Another Life – the album is out!

March 8, 2018

The band’s album In Another Life is out today.  You can buy it on Bandcamp here.  Please share with anyone you think deserves it because … Read moreIn Another Life – the album is out!

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The Twilight Show – first two videos from my (tiny) desk concert

March 1, 2018

Tiny Desk Concerts are a Thing – on NPR in the states. Celebs perform acoustic shows at the company manager’s desk. One night last week, … Read moreThe Twilight Show – first two videos from my (tiny) desk concert

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King Crimson: love letters and hot dates

February 23, 2018

I sat four rows from the front. The front line of the band was three full drumkits. The set list was largely drawn from a … Read moreKing Crimson: love letters and hot dates

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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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