Listen again to the great Ralph McLean chatting to Hub founder Rob Ellen on BBC Radio Ulster about his quest to encourage concerts in peoples own homes, when the Medicine Show toured Ireland this year with Chuck Hawthorne and Libby Koch (featuring interview and session with them too) 35 minutes into the show.(click picture)
i sat next to a small family out to dinner the other night. there was a father, about 55 years old maybe, a daughter, 28, and a son, 25 or so...
i kept hearing pieces of conversation like this: "are we REALLY talking about this AGAIN?", and "stop. just...stop. don't talk. you need to just stop. ok? stop.", and "that is SO stupid", and "why do you ALWAYS....???", and this: "i love you, but you are an annoying pain in the ass!"
these folks sounded so upset and…
Posted on March 10, 2012 at 21:17
Dear music friends,
I hope everyone is feeling well and has new faith in 2012. Some of my friends are experiencing great life changes right now: from moving their entire household across the country, to being close to giving birth... to fighting and winning the battle against cancer. Life is always challenging, always changing. I send my love to all of you, and wish you the most important things in life: Health and Joy.
and i've a bit of lovely music-news to…
Posted on January 14, 2012 at 15:00
i love Italy!
I feel so lucky to have played two lovely shows near Como, Italy, this past weekend! Thank you Damiano Della Torre (keyboards/vocals) for putting together a great cast of musician friends both nights - different players, various vibes, and marvelous feelings and sound!
Saturday night's show was in a bit of an unlikely venue: a fluorescent lit newsstand type coffee bar called Punto Bar, in San Fedele Intelvi, a small town in the hills above Lake Como. if i…
Posted on December 20, 2011 at 11:00
I'm very honored by Mike Davies, from NetRhythms, UK, with his good words for 'Ghosts & Men'. NetRhythms UK, is a sharp and wonderful Music-scene Zine out of England -- dedicated to great, Americana and Independent Music. Be informed & inspired!
September 2011 -
A swiftish follow up to last year’s Miracle Girl, the Swiss-based Bostonian’s third album was actually recorded in Italy, working with multi-instrumentalist, producer and label boss…Continue
Posted on November 8, 2011 at 17:00