Come With Me was written from my memories of a very hot summer in Edinburgh in 1976, when I’d moved here for the first time (the second time was in 1990). I lived near the Meadows and had a part-time job stacking boxes in a fruit shop before opening time. I’d finish my work by … Read moreSongstories #8 Come With Me
I'll be playing a short set of Waveforms at Sacred Space in St John's Church (corner of Princes St and Lothian Road) on three dates in August. Unlike previous years this'll be in daytime, which will lend a different dynamic. I'll be playing on Wed 10th, Wed 17th and Wed 24th at 12:15. There's no … Read moreWaveforms in August
Evening candle I recorded a Waveforms improvisation tonight, of which this is part. Nothing original or particularly different from what I've done before, and the debt to Robert Fripp is very obvious, but this four-minute extract has a kind of luxurious melancholy that I like very much. I hope you will too.
Some months ago, a discussion on the Out of the Bedroom board invited readers to choose their Desert Island Discs – the albums they would take with them if they were to be marooned on a desert island with the best sound system available (so that’s plausible, eh?). It’s a fun exercise, so I picked … Read moreInspirations: Desert Island Discs