ARTICLES

THE MUSIC INDUSTRY & MENTAL HEALTH - FOR WWW.HELPMUSICIANS.ORG.UK

Two years ago, my life on Facebook looked awesome. My band (Kyshera) had just done an amazing summer tour of Europe and the UK after several years of consistent album releases and touring. At the same time I was depressed, stressed out, an insomniac and very unhealthy.

IN DEFENSE OF CONSPIRACY THEORIES

There is much snobbish dismissal of so called ‘conspiracy theories’ from the scientific, political, academic & journalistic community. I argue that conspiracy theories are...

'9.i.P.' - A TRACK BY TRACK EXPLANATION

Polyrhythms, Musique Concrete, Micro Tones, Noise & speech rhythms. A track by track explanation of my very experimental electronic album 'Nine i.P. and the techniques used on it. 

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IT'S TOTALLY NOT COOL - ARTICLE FOR TINNITUS WEEK

“I’ve had tinnitus for longer than I can remember. In fact, I can honestly say that I don’t know what silence ‘sounds’ like as I have never experienced it”.

THE END IS NIGH & I BLAME THE JOES

These are strange times for music. CD is dead & whole albums are bought for a couple of quid, or just ripped straight from YouTube & played on phones along with the 10 million other tracks you own. Personally, I think its awesome.

...AND JUSTICE FOR ALL?

This week I won my year long legal battle against my band Kyshera’s former Record Company Rising Records**. Whilst I am glad that all the form filling is over...

'VOTE WITH A BULLET' AND GUN CONTROL

The Gun Control debate is hot news in the U.S. at the moment; the constant stream of opinions on the subject (mostly extreme) inspired me to write the song above, but my own opinion on the subject comes from….

P2P - PEER TO PEER OR POWER TO THE PEOPLE?

So apparently ‘illegal downloads’ are killing music. Tons of high profile artists are furious over the theft of their art & livelihoods, governments are legislating against it; there have been raids, court cases...