Help me create a splash! I’ve got at least ten tunes itching to blow my tiny mind!
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So I’m only going to record an album
The Strange Brew Sessions EP
Impossibly catchy, clever songs in this first solo release from James Bisset, longstanding member of cult folk-rock group Caedmon.
And then we moved to Scotland
For years, my day job was building and managing websites. At night, I jammed and recorded, wrote tunes and played guitar but I earned my living designing, coding and developing for the web.
Open Mic night 2
A couple of months ago I wrote about the importance of Open Mic nights for the development of your writing and performing skills.
Groove ain’t got no algorithm
Being an anal sort of fellow, I group the various music apps on my iPhone into a ‘Play’ folder for all the tools that are supposed to help me create, and a ‘Listen’ folder for all the apps I can us
Open Mic Night
For most of 2016, I've been playing once a week, three songs at a time in my very own local bar. It's been a revelation.
You gotta swing both ways
Learning to drum is teaching me the importance of both left hand and right hand in playing musical instruments. And maybe it can change your personality too.
Get posting you twit!
From Caedmon songs to Twitter via pedal boards and guitar pickups, a general review and update.
Age, youth, beauty...
Yes, it's beginning to dawn on me that the view from over here in the oldies corner seems to reach a lot further. I can see things now I never saw before. Now, where did I put my specs...
2008 - the year in review
The newspapers all do it, the TV channels all do it, the magazines ('books' if you live in Manchester, UK) all do it, so why the hell not?