Global Guitar

……a musical cycle around the world

May 13, 2012
by admin

Second album: “Postcards from Asia”

Global Guitar….a musical cycle around the world, album release 002.

“Postcards from Asia” available to download at

Recordings from Istanbul, Turkey to Bangkok, Thailand (via Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, China, Japan, China, Laos and Thailand)


Cover photo by Cassia Beck. Cover design by Laurence McCormack.

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December 17, 2011
by admin

2011, the year that was in music

My favourite songs/music from 2011 and the places I was when I discovered them.

Last year’s lists are here.

1. PRE-TRIP: Industries of the Blind – The lights weren’t that bright, but our eyes were so tired

2. FRANCE: Rhian Sheehan – February

3. EUROPE: Dustin O’Halloran – We Move Lightly

4. ISTANBUL: Bon Iver – Holocene

5. TURKEY: Explosions in the Sky – Last Known Surroundings

6. IRAN: Tiny Vipers – Dreamer (released in 2009)

7/8. KYRGYZSTAN: Damien Rice – One, A Winged Victory for the Sullen – A Symphony Pathetique

9. ALMATY: Immanu El – Conquistador

10. SHANGHAI: The Farewell Monument – Give Me a Fast Ship

So what are your top picks for 2011?