eTowns & Mountain Stage Sessions 2017

By On March 15, 2017

During our recent January tour of the US, we also played a number of live radio shows. The highlights of those for us were Etown and Mountain Stage. I last played Etown… Read More

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Recording sessions

Guest musician #9: Pat Donaldson

By On March 6, 2017

I’ve been listening to Pat Donaldson’s bass playing for years. He played on my favourite Richard Thompson album, ‘Pour Down Like Silver’ as well as accompanying the wonderful Sandy Denny as part… Read More

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Guest musician portraits

By On March 6, 2017

(For those of you on smartphone or tablet, swipe for the slideshow) At the end of every recording session for the new album, I made a little portrait of every guest musician… Read More

Recording sessions

Cloak Of Blue (Video Live session)

By On February 10, 2017

Here’s a Live session of “Cloak Of Blue” taken from the new album I Dreamed An Island, performed with Simone Prattico and Malik Ziad. Directed by Victor Delfim, recorded and mixed by… Read More


I Dreamed An Island in the USA

By On January 23, 2017

We just got back from our tour of the U.S. We had a wonderful trip, performing in several cities and recording a bunch of great radio sessions along the way. Arriving in… Read More


I Dreamed An Island Tour!

By On December 19, 2016

Looking forward to this!… Read More

Recording sessions

Drone (Video Live acoustic)

By On November 18, 2016

“Drone” performed in the Romanesque church of Cros, Les Cevennes Filmed by Gemma Cooper, recorded by Patrick Jauneaud Although I Dreamed An Island is inspired by the lost multi-cultural idyll of 12th… Read More


Bring Down The Wall (Music Video)

By On November 3, 2016

(Directed by Cyril Gfeller & Piers Faccini) More and more walls are springing up around the world. If they haven’t already been built, they’re being talked about, and proudly championed, like the… Read More

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Guest musician #8: Luca Tarantino (Video)

By On October 25, 2016

I first met Luca Tarantino in Lecce in southern Italy when he was playing with Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. Luca is a masterful player of the Baroque guitar and the Theorbo. He’s also… Read More


A Handmade 7″

By On October 21, 2016

My new album is out today, and I wanted to propose something special to all the people who follow my work and my label Beating Drum, whether it be via the newsletter… Read More