Category: Blog

  • New plans for a new year

    God willing and the creek dont rise an album release in April/May followed by a bunch of shows. I have began a partnership with Gijs at Harvest Music in Eindhoven who will be booking gigs and running a promotion campaign for the release of “Country Star” this year. I’m pretty happy to be on board […]

  • Studio 150 Bethlehemkerk – Amsterdam

    December 15, 2022 / 19:30 – 21:30

  • Studio 150 Live Show

    We have have just been back to Studio 150 for a live recording session in front of an audience. This was just so cool.  We previwed material from the upcoming new album COUNTRY STAR and tried sme new stuff out as well.

  • Story Song Time

    Ive done a handful of these. They are 15-20 minutes long. I place them on my youtube channel or on social. I tell a story or an anecdote, create a little film footage and play a song or two. This one is called “Jungle Perch”. It’s me and a childhood friend of mine out on […]

  • Taking it slow in mix-down

    Zlaya is working from a semi-permanent studio in a hotel basement in Barcelona that he’s recently moved into. I dont have a picture of him or his set up. Thats a bummer really he deserves some attention as his role as a partner in this adventure is crucial. But here are a few more pics […]

  • Shows come and shows go but the music sticks around

    A show will come in out of the blue then dissappear into thin air like a bubble bursting the moment it hits the surface. Thats what Covid is like. Ive had 3 or 4 of these tenuous, transient offers come up in the last few weeks. Here one second gone the next. My gig list […]

  • Working Musicians

    Currently finising off the recordings we did in Studio 150, Bethlehemkerk in April. I always like to let a recording session go dormant for a month or two before coming back to it. Its a kind of litmus test for whats been commited to tape/drive – if I still like it after all that time […]

  • New album(s) on the way

    Ive written swags of songs during covid and am heading into Studio 150 Bethlehemkerk in Amsterdam to record a bunch of them in April. The 9 or 10 tunes I plan to track in there belong together, but more to the point they lend themselves to being recorded with a big spacious room sound. 150 […]

  • Song Crew!!

    Left to Right: Stefan Wolfs (guitars &  pedal steel), Mischa Porte (drums & percussion), Madelief van Vlijmen (bass, keys, synths and bvs) listening back to our work in Bethlehemkerk Studio 150, Amsterdam, May 2021 Making a record with these guys was very easy. I mean, they are all well-trained, vibey, experienced players but you need […]

  • Survive in style champions!

    Dan Tuffy triumphantly blends electronic and earthy sounds on his sophomore album, Letters Of Gold REVIEW: FORTE MAGAZINE – AUSTRALIA (August 2020)A record bound to cast a long shadow.“I first heard Dan Tuffy way back in the 1980s when in Tasmania. He was a founding member of Wild Pumpkins at Midnight, which later went on […]