January 30, 2020

 I had literally just updated our tech rider to say Analog desk: Really? lets talk... when the spec of the club we were playing that week arrived and said - Analog desk: Crest X. Classic. I love analog, its wonderful, when it works. These days any venue that still has...

January 30, 2020

Church of Sound takes place in Hackneys St James the Great Church as is unusual as it takes place "in the round" with the PA setup in the central Nave of the church with the band and audience surrounding it. This creates a unique atmosphere for the audience alongside s...

December 19, 2019

Its always good when you get a phone call a few days before a gig saying "you are confident you can do this - its very high profile" when you have never done anything like it before...

Production audio is much more nuts and bolts, you are just there to do a service and...

October 12, 2019

HCB had their biggest show to date at the Barbican last week featuring guests from their latest album "Collaborations vol1".

Guests included Mulatu Astake, Pete Wareham, Dennis Rollins, Eva and Rob Auton all of whom really stepped up to the plate. Was so good to hear th...

July 1, 2019

I had a busy Glastonbury this year working with Kokoroko and Hackney Colliery Band. The pic is from Kokoroko 's the BBC session which went out live on the Saturday Night. Props to them for sorting a quick shortened arrangement which fitted the time slot perfectly and w...

June 5, 2019

Its been a fine few months of 2019 - I have been in Europe with Yussef Dayes trio doing shows in Spain, Italy and Turkey and

We just finished a support tour with Kamasi Washington in the UK. He is a really great spirit and lovely guy. We went out to dinner with him in B...

January 7, 2019

I did a last minute show on monitors for Richard Reed Parry, accordion player (among other things) for Arcade Fire, who was headlining the Spitalfields Festival at St johns church in Bethnal Green.

His most recent album  “Quiet Rivers of Dust “ is described as slow movi...

November 29, 2018

November has been a busy month with shows with Yussef Dayes in Italy going straight into a support tour with Tom Misch culminating in a show at Brixton Academy - one off the bucket list! Straight after that was Hackney Colliery Bands biggest show of the year at The Sca...

October 29, 2018

Nice review of the show at Scala 2nd october ending the run of UK shows with Yussef Dayes. Check it out here:

https://neonmusic.co.uk/yussef-dayes-live-show-review-scala

We have just come back from a nice couple of gigs in Italy in Mossa and Trento supporting Bonobo (DJs...

April 12, 2018

https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/event/mulatu-astatke

So yeah, 90 minutes of pure vibes!!

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