It’s been a long time. I had nothing to say. Frankly it was a tough time since the last post. The writing is on the wall for me and other impossible believers. There is only a tiny ledge to stand on and it’s a long way down. In other news a new album has been recorded so there is that 🙂 But one things certain. There will always be die hard fans for simple acoustic music just as there … Continue reading One take ensured the final result – new album in progress
Bookings being taken now for July 2018 tour. No gig too anything. Call me now 021 0259 2919. First confirmed gig is 7th at Moutere. And The secrets Of The Mona Lisa concert July 30 in Palmerston North. Updates to come. Invercargill July 13th, 14th. Download poster as an A4 pdf (about 10mb) to print for your event. Poster includes space at the bottom for you to write in your details.
‘To Be or Not to Be’ is an 11 min documentary Directed by Jing Chen, the 11-minute “conversation” takes its title from one of the songs from Hurley’s 1994 album Reha. He describes meeting the documentary makers as “wonderful serendipity”, saying they approached him while he was out busking in Auckland. “As we were working on it, I was amazed at how they were able to understand where I was coming from.” The full story is featured in the Stuff … Continue reading To Be or Not to Be – Short Documentary in Edge film festival
Playing at 6pm Sunday 11th March at 14 Todd Plaza, New Lynn at the Great Indian Festival with Basant Madhur and other guests. See Poster with more details – PDF
Got invited to play five songs live on my fav station* with Steve Upston engineering and Jessie asking me a few questions. And my New Years resolution is to answer emails and show great-attitude regarding support from all of you. Thank you again. * was played at 2:30pm on Dec 15th afternoons on RNZ. See NZlive link or direct podcast here if the player below isn’t visible. The first song played was “The Sound”. John Renbourn of Pentangle was name-checked as an early … Continue reading Music and passion and blockchain
Casting my mind back to the days prior to making HIGH RISK late last century in fact. The day it happened was a perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia”. There was the father in law loading up the trailer with the few things needed from the old life; And in a moment they will get in his car. The wife and the kids and just about everything of any meaning, Will cruise sedately down the driveway and out … Continue reading A perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia
Dan the pilot affirmed that CDs are far superior. His life depends on checks. Have you checked yet? Listen to your fav track on Cleptofy and then on cd. One will sound like a goat crapping into a tin can and the other will sound vaguely like music. Better still vinyl. But that’s another story. Taylor Swift hasn’t suffered from withdrawing from Cleptofy. Her latest album is just shy of 5 million in sales. Not bad! 5 million listens on … Continue reading Have you heard of Pop Up Shows?