Bert Jansch

Classic Scottish Albums: Bert Jansch

This piece originally appeared on my BBC Blog 02.01.12 to accompany our Bert Jansch feature, which was being repeated in tribute to the late songwriter and guitarist. I recently blogged about the phenomenon of 1970s TV-advertised compilation albums, a disgraceful

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Bert Jansch

Classic Scottish Albums: Bert Jansch

This piece originally appeared on my BBC Blog 02.01.12 to accompany our Bert Jansch feature, which was being repeated in tribute to the late songwriter and guitarist. I recently blogged about the phenomenon of 1970s TV-advertised compilation albums, a disgraceful

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Bobby Henry

Bobby Henry

This piece originally appeared my BBC Blog on 27.09.11 One day they’ll give me the chance to make a radio series about members of the community of musicians and artists who are, for many, a touch off-piste but who nevertheless

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Bobby Henry

Bobby Henry

This piece originally appeared my BBC Blog on 27.09.11 One day they’ll give me the chance to make a radio series about members of the community of musicians and artists who are, for many, a touch off-piste but who nevertheless

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The Pearlfishers: Sugar Mountain Babies

Sugar Mountain Babies first appeared on The Strange Underworld of the Tall Poppies in 1997. This was the first time that a live string quartet appeared on a Pearlfishers recording thereby setting the tone for everything that followed. When we

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The Pearlfishers: Sugar Mountain Babies

Sugar Mountain Babies first appeared on The Strange Underworld of the Tall Poppies in 1997. This was the first time that a live string quartet appeared on a Pearlfishers recording thereby setting the tone for everything that followed. When we

I Just See The Rainbow

David Scott: I Just See The Rainbow

Live performance for the BBC at the Quay sessions with the story of how ‘I Just See The Rainbow‘ came to be…

I Just See The Rainbow

David Scott: I Just See The Rainbow

Live performance for the BBC at the Quay sessions with the story of how ‘I Just See The Rainbow‘ came to be…

David Scott: BBC Pacific Quay

The Umbrellas of Shibuya

David Scott: The Umbrellas of Shibuya From BBC Music at The Quay summer 2015

David Scott: BBC Pacific Quay

The Umbrellas of Shibuya

David Scott: The Umbrellas of Shibuya From BBC Music at The Quay summer 2015

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The Pearlfishers: The Last Days of September

This film takes you an a short journey around a dream-state Falkirk with Alan Davie murals, Italian cafes, a Cattle Tryst… From The Pearlfishers ‘Open Up Your Colouring Book’ album.

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The Pearlfishers: The Last Days of September

This film takes you an a short journey around a dream-state Falkirk with Alan Davie murals, Italian cafes, a Cattle Tryst… From The Pearlfishers ‘Open Up Your Colouring Book’ album.

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Paper Lifetime Guarantees

I wrote this song with Amy Allison back in the days when collaborating on songs over email seemed like a vaguely innovative act. This and other songs we made ended up on an album called Turn Like The World Does in 2012, still

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Paper Lifetime Guarantees

I wrote this song with Amy Allison back in the days when collaborating on songs over email seemed like a vaguely innovative act. This and other songs we made ended up on an album called Turn Like The World Does in 2012, still

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New Music: Poundstore Riot & Rowan Ross

On the occasions I’m asked what might be required of those who desire a career in what is now typically referred to as the music industries plural I tend to invoke the name of a guy I first met as

Sleeve art for Poundstore Riot: 'Writing The Wrongs'

New Music: Poundstore Riot & Rowan Ross

On the occasions I’m asked what might be required of those who desire a career in what is now typically referred to as the music industries plural I tend to invoke the name of a guy I first met as

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New Music: Jess Ryan

New Music: Jess Ryan There are times when members of the human race can astonish and surprise, when the pure power and energy of the spirit rises to face down the harshest demons. If you think that a rather hyperbolic

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New Music: Jess Ryan

New Music: Jess Ryan There are times when members of the human race can astonish and surprise, when the pure power and energy of the spirit rises to face down the harshest demons. If you think that a rather hyperbolic