In February, we also played a venue called Trip in Venice, CA at their open mic and came across Jerry. When he walked in, we were intrigued by him and interested to know what he would sound like. All we can say is have a look at the video. His originality is undeniable. Watch Jerry here.
Undeterred and back in Spain, we decided to continue without Blue Jay and this was the first of our living room recordings of 'The Future'. Here are the two recordings. Which do you prefer? This one? Live at Topanga Canyon with a Blue JayOr this one? Live In Our Living Room
A strange and wonderful night last night in the City of Angels. Sidewalk Cafe on the shores of the ocean at an open mic Wednesday. It’s also basketball night for the LA Lakers on many huge silent screens - except the music area.Musically a mix of wild country, new rock and grunge . Everyone can... Continue Reading →
Much fun, new friends and good music at TRIP Santa Monica today. John’s great sound system and good craic with Taryn and Ansom. Thanks all for a lovely time!
We've just got back from playing at the Grandview Community Cafe on Venice Boulevard. We're having fun in LA.. Very cool place, very cool people and a lovely welcome for us. We’ll be back friendly folks! After playing we followed a bus home with a flashing message saying ‘We love you Kobe’ . This was... Continue Reading →
We went to Los Angeles, California for a few weeks and while we're there, we're looking into the acoustic music scene. It was the first time we'd been to a Sofar Sounds event. It sounded interesting. You go online and buy tickets for a music event without knowing who's playing and which venue it's going... Continue Reading →
Here’s us having the time of our lives at Pappy and Harriet’s with the fabulous Jimmy Mack of Sly and the Family Stone fame. We can’t tell you how exciting this was for us! More to follow soon here on our website. (Thanks to Liza Kane for the photo)
I want to say a big thank you to a lovely lady from Lexington, Hollywood called Lila who sold me her old guitar at a very low price. I've got it home, put fettling and strings into it and, within my musical means it's back in action. Sounds like the big beauties that get used by... Continue Reading →
Sunshine, 8am, Pacific Coast Highway underpass. I am out for a walk in Santa Monica minding my own. I come up from the underpass on the beach side of the busy road head back towards the town along a good cycle and walking path. No more than 30 metres from the road and my ears... Continue Reading →