There are some voices that are incapable of telling lies. They shine like mirrors before the soul, their beauty is in their nakedness, their honesty and their vulnerability. They draw us in like magnets. Like candle wax any resistance melts into the flame. Continue Reading →
Songs I love
I started recording this series of covers about two years ago with the idea of sharing versions of songs that have inspired me over the years. Some of the songs are by known songwriters and some are traditionals. I’ll be recording a new one every month and uploading them up as I go along. All the songs are downloadable for free in exchange of your email, so you can be alerted of any updates directly in your mailbox.
I’ll be recording in my home studio but the lo-finess’ll be part of the process. For the most part, it’ll be just a case of putting a mike in front of a guitar or any other instrument that comes to hand with another for the voice and pressing record with a quick mix afterwards.”
I hope you’ll enjoy these tributes to the songs and songwriters I love.
I discovered the song “Morena do mar” a few years ago and have been hypnotised by it ever since. Continue Reading →
My friend, the photographer Anders Edstrom, was the first person to introduce me to the music of Will Oldham. Continue Reading →