Mick Jagger - Gotta Get A Grip: England Lost

14/8/17 – Mick Jagger – England Lost / Gotta Get A Grip – 2017 / Too Far Gone – 2001

Back at the archive after a couple of months away, playing with Anekdoten in Norway, playing with Olivia in Germany, seeing Patti Smith at the 49th Burg Herzberg festival (where I played my first ever gig with Anekdoten). Attending the Night Of The Prog festival that Olivia hosts and seeing 3 days of the genre […]

Jon Brion

7/4/15 – Jon Brion – You Can Still Ruin My Day – 2001

You Can Still Ruin My Day from Jon Brion’s hard to find solo album, Meaningless released independently in 2001. After The Grays, he was signed in 1997 to Lava records but was released from his contract on delivery of the record. Brion has successfully produced or written for or has been a session player on […]

Let you down cover art 2001

5/5/14 – The Kingsbury Manx – Simplify – 2001

  North Carolina’s Kingsbury Manx seem to have fallen off the radar since their humble beginnings and attention from the British music press. Simplify, from their second album, Let You Down (2001) takes a Floydy chord sequence and some intriguing film footage that leaves us wondering what it’s all about? The band have made six albums, their […]

Richard Thompson - B:W - 2013

16/1/14 – Richard Thompson – Woodstock – Joni Mitchell Tribute Concert – 2001

Having been a founder member of Fairport Convention in 1967, now 40 albums later, it’s hard to keep up with Richard Thompson’s prolific output and his constant reinventing of himself. This is him live solo acoustic at a Joni Mitchell tribute concert from 2001 with Joni in the audience, eyes closed tapping into his magic […]