Drum Machine

Saturday night we heard the sound of distant drums, Well not that distant actually – it was coming from the brownfield site opposite the Stubbing Wharf. We headed down there and discovered that it was the very wonderful Drum Machine who were shooting a video, complete with smoke machine and lasers. As we walked onto […]

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Fez: Little By Little Video

So we had just about finished recording the new Fez album, Napoleon, when the the coronavirus lockdown came into force. Most of the mixing fell on the shoulders of Jerry Barker, with some help from Charlie Griffiths. We couldn’t all get into the studio at the same time so Jerry sent us all mixes and […]

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Around about this time we should have been out promoting the new Fez album Napoleon‘. The album features eleven songs based loosely around the twin themes of the ‘strongmen’, corrupt tyrants, and wannabe despots who are much in evidence in these times, and of the resistance to said agents of oppression. Unfortunately and ironically, the […]

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Thursday 11 June sees the official release of  The Future of Live Music (Bloomsbury) which includes the chapter I wrote about the Puzzle. The occasion is being marked by an online event that will see key figures from the music industry and leading academics from around the world come together virtually to explore the question ‘What is the […]

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Fez Archway Fundraiser

Next Saturday we play a fundraiser for the Archway Project in Halifax along with two of our favourite bands The Revelator Band and From the Hills. Event Page Arch-Way Project, which is a charity based in Halifax, whose aim is to increase the health and well-being of local communities.  The Arch-Way is not only a […]

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