Two New Releases on ITTLG

Today I have two new video releases for you via my ITTLG label – the first is a joint release with the wonderful Musical Bear Records and it is Kodiak Island‘s take on Kate Bush’s classic debut single,  ‘Wuthering Heights‘. The original vocal and acoustic guitar track was recorded by me (playing and singing at […]

Kodiak Island: Complete ‘Lime’ e.p.

Kodiak Island are: Me – vocals and acoustic guitar a little bit of synth Richard – Electric guitar, bvs & flute Mike – Bass Matthew – synth Gareth – cajon, percussion and programmed beats We started to work on the ‘Lime’ e.p. in January of this year. Writing and rehearsing at my place, recording at […]

Kodiak Island: ‘Sugar Song’

‘Sugar Song‘ by Kodiak Island was released on Friday via Musical Bear Records. The video was made by chief Bear, the multi-talented Jason Applin. ‘The ‘Lime’ e.p.’ will follow on 24 May. The e.p. will feature three more new tracks, including an instrumental and a cover version. The ‘Lime‘ e.p. will join the previously released […]

C – 86 Show inc. an interview with me!

I recently saw there was a Twitter account @C86Show and so tagged it in when I was writing about the Mighty Mighty Buzz Club show a couple of weeks ago. That resulted in David Eastaugh, the man behind the C86 show contacting me and asking if he could interview me. Obviously I was delighted and […]

‘Demoed’ Christine X

Having recently enjoyed plays for ‘Camden’ on BBC 6 Music and by legendary d.j. Andrew Weatherall, ‘Demoed’ is the 4th part of the alphabet series by my alter-ego, Christine x and it completes the ‘A2D’ E.P.’ It is the first Christine X track to include other musicians. Richard Handyside on electric guitar and Howard Monk […]

‘Camden’ Christine X

The letter C in my Christine X alphabet series is released today. I’m really happy as it got played on BBC 6 Music on Wednesday night, by Gideon Coe. Which is of course entirely correct as it is Gideon’s voice which features on the recording. The track is based around a radio interview between myself […]

B is for ‘Bluetrain’ Christine X

Part two of  the alphabet series by my experimental musical alter ego, Christine X. A was for ‘Aldershot’ and B is for ‘Bluetrain’.  Bluetrain is the band I was in from 1987 – 1988. Even in that short time, we had a few line up changes. We released one 12″ on Dan Treacy’s (of the […]