Tuesday, 29 December 2009


carpi and lots of snow
kind of cold

Monday, 14 December 2009



01 White Christmas

02 Merry Christmas, Baby

03 Jingle Bells

04 Christmas Is Coming

05 Must Be Santa

06 Silent Night

07 Come On Ring Those Bells

08 Joy To The World

09 Blue Christmas

Recorded first take at home between December 3rd and December 13th 2009 apart from Silent Night (Dec 2008) and Blue Christmas (Dec 2007).


out NOW

Friday, 4 December 2009

left it alone video

Directed by Alexander Brown - WATCH IT ON STEREOGUM

Monday, 23 November 2009

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Sunday, 15 November 2009

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Friday, 6 November 2009


i don't know why but this song has been in my head for the last two weeks or something so i decided to cover it. 'i'm not saying' was nico's debut release. it was actually a cover of canadian folksinger gordon lightfoot so i guess this is a cover of a cover.

Saturday, 17 October 2009

maida vale

went to do a maida vale session for bbc radio1 last week. had a great time (even if i was totally out of tune in one of the songs) and had lunch next to peter capaldi.

Sunday, 11 October 2009

new demo

new demo recorded live. quality is a bit crap but it gives an idea of the song. or maybe not. anyway... HERE.

Thursday, 8 October 2009

other walls


Tuesday, 6 October 2009


so... i've been making music with my friend sam (allez allez) for a while now but we managed to put a couple of tracks on myspace only recently. go have a listen and add us!

Monday, 5 October 2009

All The King's Men RMX

wild beats single with my remix as b side released today on DOMINO. i love wild beasts.

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

banjo t-shirt

i have some new t-shirts. black screen print on nice soft organic cotton. sizes small/medium/large. £10
email banjoorfreakout[AT]gmail.com to buy one.

Sunday, 27 September 2009

sunday mix

My sunday afternoon mix:
01 - Patience & Prudence: Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now
02 - Dennis Wilson: Thoughts Of You
03 - Judee Sill: Enchanted Sky Machines
04 - Neil Young: Till The Morning Comes
05 - Nick Lowe: I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass
06 - The Monks: Boys Are Boys And Girls Are Choice
07 - The Supremes: My World Is Empty Without You
08 - Pisces: Dear One
09 - Bobby Charles: New Mexico
10 - Stereolab: Valley Hi!
11 - The Castaways: Liar, Liar
12 - Vashti Bunyan: Here Before
13 - The Ronettes: Do I Love You
14 - The Brazda Brothers: Walking Into The Sun
15 - Roy Orbison: Too Soon To Know


Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Friday, 11 September 2009


The b-side to the upcoming 'Left It Alone' single, 'Breathe Out', has been posted up as an MP3 on Pitchfork. You can download it by going HERE

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Friday, 4 September 2009


My new single will be released on 7" and digital download on Monday October 19th. You can pre-order it from
The A side is up on my MYSPACE. The B side is not.

Thursday, 27 August 2009

summer's gone

summer was awesome. lots of nice time in vasto and now crazy driving all the way back to london. we have so many unexpected shows coming in the next weeks that i seriously think we might be dead by the beginning of october. here's the list. thanks TIMES NEW WIKING and FIERY FURNACES for bringing us with them! we love them and we feel we're gonna have a great time!

02-Sep-09 UK Sheffield The Harley
Wed 09-Sep-09 UK London Bush Hall
Thu 10-Sep-09 UK Manchester Deaf Institute
Tue 15-Sep-09 UK Leeds Nation Of Shopkeepers
Wed 16-Sep-09 UK Cardiff Buffalo Bar *
Thu 17-Sep-09 UK Glasgow Nice & Sleazys *
Fri 18-Sep-09 UK Edinburgh Sneaky Petes
Sun 20-Sep-09 UK Liverpool Korova *
Mon 21-Sep-09 UK York The Basement *
Wed 23-Sep-09 France Paris, La Maroquinerie %
Thu 24-Sep-09 France Nantes TU %
Fri 25-Sep-09 Belgium Antwerp Trix %
Sat 26-Sep-09 Belgium Hasselt Muziekodroom
Mon 28-Sep-09 Germany Munster Gleis 22 %
Tue 29-Sep-09 Germany Hamburg Knust %
Wed 30-Sep-09 Germany Berlin Festsaal Kreuzberg %
Fri 02-Oct-09 Italy Milan Musicdrome %
Sat 03-Oct-09 Italy Bologna Covo Club %
Sun 04-Oct-09 Switzerland Dudingen Bad bonn %
Tue 06-Oct-09 UK Manchester Night %
Wed 07-Oct-09 UK Brighton Audio %
Thu 08-Oct-09 UK London Cargo %
Fri 09-Oct-09 UK Leeds Cockpit %

* w/ Times New Viking
% w/ The Fiery Furnaces

Friday, 31 July 2009

Monday, 27 July 2009