The FAWM experiment

So, we’ve got to the end of February already and I’m happy to say I managed to get through my first attempt at February Album Writing Month (or FAWM as it’s known – think NaNoWriMo for songwriters) more or less successfully. I say more or less because, while the aim of the challenge is to […]

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Over the last few weeks I’ve been enjoying the slow reanimation of wur band. It’s been packed away up in the creative attic for a while ( but now we’ve been working on some new songs and are well on the road I hope to getting them into a shape for recording and playing live. I say new […]

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New eggs

With the Murnie ep projects progressing nicely, I’ve quietly been getting back into songwriting. When we started Murnie up we had a rule that it was going to be fun, which meant no down songs, no songs in minor keys, so songs about breakups or any of that nonsense. We’ve pretty much stuck to that, […]

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Feeding the song book

On Hogmanay, wur band releases its second ep of the year and its third in a little over 15 months. As has become my tradition, I’ll blog about the songs on Crackle on release day, but what’s interesting (to me at least) is that this leaves us with only four songs left from the original […]

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