A collection of new music projects from UWS – My Critique

Those of you who’ve been following the blog recently will know I recently completed a new free sampler as part of one of my Honours modules at UWS. This is my critique of some of the other submissions that I’ve heard. More may follow as they’re made available to me. Continue reading

A Couple of Drinking Songs – How it happened…

Over the last few months, I have produced a collection of songs based loosely on the surreal events occurring on a night out in Glasgow. The collection, entitled “A Couple of Drinking Songs”, was written by me over the course of 3 weeks, then recorded and produced between the studios at University Campus Ayr and my own home studio in Glasgow. The tracks produced as part of this project would act as demos for a full length album to be released later in the year. What follows is a critical account of the writing and production process, from the initial stimulus to the finished product. Continue reading