This song was written as part of the Arts Council Project ‘The Travelling Band’.
I travelled to Belper in Derbyshire and was tasked with writing a song that afternoon, to be performed that evening to the locals. This was my effort…
We’re due to film a few music videos for the Industry of Lives EP, in February.
But until then, this will have to do!
I’m working on a few ideas for different music videos but for now, here’s a little homemade job I knocked together for Elora.
It’s a track I wrote for her, called ‘My favourite summer’.
If you like it, you can grab it here – https://garethicke.bandcamp.com/album/industry-of-lives
My brand new EP is available now, at all the usual stockists. You can download the record from Bandcamp aswell (I get paid more reasonably by them!)
If you’re into Tees and Hoodies, I have knocked a couple of them up as well. Simply click on the thumbnail and it will take you to the product in my Rapanui store.
Ayup! My new record is available now. It’s on all the usual internet outlets.
To download the record click here.
My new EP will soon be available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. Y’know, all the usual suspects.
Until then, you can have a listen, and a wee download at my Bandcamp page.
I hope you enjoy. x
New tune innit.
Recording is going great. Was up at 4am yesterday to make the 5 hour drive up to Glasgow. There is something liberating about driving on empty roads. It’s what I imagine rural USA to be like. Only without the occasional Romanian driving his truck like he stole it.
I have managed to get all my acoustic parts down, the bass down and Jono has nailed all the drums. Not bad for a days work. Especially when we ended up recording five tracks, rather than the three we had planned.
That said, I hit a wall at 1 am. 21 hours awake, and two bottles of pinot noir down, is not ideal for getting the best bass take. We redid that final track today…
My man Steve arrives today to lay down his guitar parts. We’ve made enough progress to be able to go for a run through Newton Mearns, and eat Lebanese food. That’s a recording experience I can get behind.
We also have the documentary makers coming to film all day tomorrow. I best make sure I look like I know what I’m doing. They think I’m a musician after all. I’m really the last of the small town blaggers.