Synth and soul

Do buy the absurdly expensive programme on offer at outdoor music festivals. Yes, you're condemning yourself and your friends to sitting under a tree arguing about whether dancing in the 'Folk Barn' or listening to the chat in the discussions tent will be a better use of a 45-minute spare slot in 75 minutes' time, …

Days off

I love music. So much so that you might see me doing my thing on a concert stage. But audiences often don't get to share in much more of the musical process. So today I'm trying to share an impression of time off when I've got music on my mind. Here's some of what I …

Webs

This morning I saw a spider spinning an enormous web. It must have been working from sometime in the night, because already in the low sunlight of this autumn morning it had worked its way towards the centre. There was only a small amount of framework left in the middle, which the spider was busy …