So feedback.. three gigs since I returned from Japan and all have had great responses.. mouth open mic was ace.. up yours mag event at fuel was brilliant.. and my own this is not a swan song was through the roof.. For those who asked… If you read this…. I will do another.. later inContinue reading “Feedback.. feedback..”
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Tokyo is an anagram of Kyoto..
I/we (the Dirt) are four weeks into a five week trip of Japan. Meeting family friends and finding new pals and creatives. I’ve done a ouple of performance sessions while here. Joining Toyama experimental psych duo 13th Vinyl in an hour jam. And performing at bar run in Toyohashi with pal mitsugu and friends forContinue reading “Tokyo is an anagram of Kyoto..”
3 the magic number
The title has a reason.. and it’s a decent track.. from 30 years ago.. and longer.. It’s gigs in three different cities to round up… Iiverpool on Saturday.. Leeds mid Feb.. Manchester last week.. and in a few weeks!!.. it’s like a mini M62 tour! Firstly.. the dirt did a crackin gig last Friday atContinue reading “3 the magic number”
The 51st state
Turning 51 and sharing the stage with mark Radcliffe on your birthday isn’t a bad thing!.. The Dirt travelled to the salty dog in Northwich and opened for Une Mr Radcliffes electronic project. Also in the bill was paddy steer. There’s even a crackin review from louder than war!!.. UNE | Paddy Steer | TheContinue reading “The 51st state”
This week’s blog starts with a massive thanks to Jordan at Happy Daze … He took the punt of putting on our project The Dirt… We supported Italian fuzz club legends New Candy’s at Yes.. along with corvus and the morning star, and bedroom vacation. What a night, sachiko and I loved it. Great toContinue reading “Happy daze”
This week marks the first live gig for The Dirt.. sachiko, my wife and me take to the stage to combine my spoken word with her brilliant guitar loops effects and distortion.. we support Italian psych band New Candy’s who are firm faves of ours.. thanks in advance to happy daze in advance for givingContinue reading “Getting Dirty”
After a mental few weeks it’s been steady away in the pig pen the past few days.. London gig… High profile supports.. and north west ventures have meant it’s good to kick back….. Ish I have been busy though.. prepping for The Dirt projects ventures.. EP release and first live gig… And typing up verseContinue reading “Quiet time”
What a mental extra long weekend. JAMC gig on Wednesday as a punter followed by 4 top gigs with Leon… Two with Gaz Whelan (happy Mondays) either side of a belting EMF support slot at the iconic Golden lion in Todmorden.. then topped off last night with an opening slot of Matt McManamon doing hisContinue reading “Come down”
Nice steady week has been had busy but nice… On the gig front the peerhat for astral elevator was ace. Nice to be involved with some great bands and even do an impromptu jam with pals Gardenback.. the underground independent music scene is thriving!!! Took my foot off the pedal until Sunday but I wasContinue reading “Turning point”
Thick and fast!!
That’s the gig bookings.. August is going to be busy… And although I was taking September off to visit family in Japan it’s looking very doubtful… I’ve resigned to staying in UK So.. I’m taking bookings!… A few are in the diary.. but I’ll happily take more.. we are up to 37 verse off bookContinue reading “Thick and fast!!”