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Tales from the Road – Caldera Fest 2016

About a year ago I got a PM on Facebook from the podcaster David Banach who runs the Magick Jukebox podcast. He'd had an idea. To bring together as many of the Pagan musicians he features on his podcast to play at a music festival in the

Tales from the Road – 10 Year Return

I had my first overseas concert in 2006. It was at an intimate Pagan festival in Alabama, organised by a group based in Georgia, and it really was a week that changed my life. I had two albums out at the time, Herne's Apprentice and Hills they

Is the Album Dying?

I remember the day well. I had just been to Mastersound, a record shop in Haywards Heath. My wages in hand I walked into the shop, found the section I was looking for, and there it was. I pulled the cover from the others and took it

By |2016-10-14T11:00:21+01:00April 15th, 2016|Categories: music, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |46 Comments

Pagan Music Festival and The Green Album

The are a lot of exciting things happening this year but I'd like to let you know about two in particular. I have been booked to play at, what I believe to be, the world's first three-day Pagan music festival. Called Caldera Fest it's taking place from

Looking back at what was, and looking forward to what is to come

First post of 2016, and happy new year! I love seeing the creative things people do with my songs on YouTube and this is a beautiful video for this time of year. The January Man, looking back at what was, and looking forward to what is to

The Awen Journey – Damh the Bard/Anderida Grove

In 2010 members of the Anderida Grove gathered to record the sacred Druid Awen chant (which means 'Flowing Spirit', or 'Divine Inspiration'). I later added drones, drums, bells, gongs and other percussion to create this hour-long soundtrack to be used for Inner Journeying. Thanks goes to the

What are your favourite songs on Sabbat?

Sabbat has been out for just over a month and I'm so pleased with the feedback I've been getting. It sounds like you are enjoying the new songs! So I thought it would be fun to see which, out of those ten new songs, are your favourites.

By |2015-05-13T13:38:28+01:00May 13th, 2015|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |23 Comments

The Old Tales are Calling Me

After both The Cauldron Born and Antlered Crown and Standing Stone I took a long break from writing songs. I was creatively wrung out and needed some time to be in stillness and reflect on what to do next. Not so this time... I want to take

The Making of Sabbat – Thundersbarrow Hill

And so we reach the final song. I do hope you have enjoyed the videos and the album when it's released on Tuesday. This is part of a series of videos where I’ll be talking about the inspiration behind the songs from my new album. In this

By |2016-10-14T11:00:34+01:00March 28th, 2015|Categories: Making of, music|Tags: , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

The Making of Sabbat – Time Machine

This is part of a series of videos where I’ll be talking about the inspiration behind the songs from my new album. In this video it’s all about the song Time Machine. Other posts in this series Sabbat The Wicker Man Scarborough Faire On the Shoulders of

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