Category: Music


One to Watch 2011 – Ben Howard

A few weeks ago I came across a surfer-guitarist from Cornwall called Ben Howard (sadly I first heard him on Fearne Cotton’s Radio 1 show). Quickly, I got a little bit obssessed by him and tried to get hold of any of his work that I could. Coincidentally he also announced an upcoming show in London, so I have bought to see him at the Tabernacle in London in a few weeks time. I believe he’s got an album due out in later on this year, and if his EPs are anything to go by you must get it. To whet your appetite there is also a free live EP available by following the instructions¬†here View full article »

Trying to impersonate a guitarist

Anyone that knows me will also know that I’m a little bit obsessed with a musician called Newton Faulkner. I’ve seen him live about 8 or 9 times so far and I really don’t get tired of him or his music. Two albums so far with another on the way, if there was anyone I wish I could play like it would be him. About six months ago I sat down at learnt a couple of bits off of his albums and put them on YouTube. There is still a lot of room for improvement but I’m pretty proud of how they’ve gone so far. View full article »