song writing

So How Do You Write A Song?

It's a question I've been asked many times but it's not something I've written about here on the blog so here goes! I'll admit it. I'm a melody and riff man. I like pretty much straight forward music with a hook in the chorus and a great

By |2019-11-08T12:06:39+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Bardism, music, song writing|Tags: , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Just go for a walk

There is something about walking in a secluded place that gets my creative juices moving. Tunes come fairly easily for me. I tend to just have to sit with a guitar or mandolin and 'noodle' for about 20 minutes and a tune (usually the hook of the

By |2016-10-14T11:00:23+01:00February 17th, 2016|Categories: Nature, song writing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

The Four Cornered Castle – Songbook Volume 2 – Pre-ordering now

I set myself two goals for 2014. To create and release my second songbook, and to write, record and release a new studio album by November. Well, I delighted to say that I am delivering on goal number one. The Four Cornered Castle - Damh the Bard

Following the Awen’s Flow

My problem is that I want to do everything. I want to write new songs, record new albums, tour in the UK and overseas, write Songbook 2, and also do all of the other Druidic activities we organise through the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids, and

By |2016-10-14T11:00:57+01:00February 17th, 2014|