Flesh, colour and guitars

I made a decision to step back from guitars for this project and leave it to Declan and Jordan. I send off the bones of songs and they add the flesh, colour and human dynamics. It really is an amazing transformation. Declan creates soundscapes to match the Norwegian winter landscapes that he now finds himself in and Jordan punches out …

Words

I need to preface this by saying this new material is some of the most positive and uplifting music that I’ve had a part in creating, but there are layers. I never thought I’d have to re-live the trauma of my teenage years but a public vote on the validity of my relationship ensured I would. Over this period of …

Beats & Rhythms

When you stream a song next, consider the artist will get on average between $0.006 and $0.0084 for that play.  Now consider that work started on our latest project back in November 2016, so approaching 2 years of work, fair?  I’ll leave that there for now. I was travelling in Japan for the first time, when it started. Inspired by …

Distance

The construct of the modern band has changed. Or maybe just ours? I don’t think our situation is unique. A little over a ago we all lived in the same old sleepy town in the mountains of NSW. Now I live here, Jordan lives on the NSW South Coast and Declan lives in Norway. Game over right? Not at all. We …

the nihilist & the pretender

ALBUM RELEASE: The Nihilist & The Pretender

nihilist (noun) 1. someone who rejects all theories of morality or religion. 2. an advocate of anarchism pretender (noun) 1. one who simulates, pretends, or alleges falsely; a hypocrite or 2. one who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne No Body Died was conceived during the cold, dreary London winter of 2010. Songwriters Jay Westfold and …

10 music videos from 2015

here is a list. some videos from 2015 that have provided some inspiration and you should probably see. if you have seen them, enjoy. no particular order. Flyying Colours – Not Today Years & Years – Foundation Cheatahs – Signs To Lorelei East India Youth – Beaming White Blanck Mass – Dead Format Gaz Coombs – 20/20 Tei Shi – …