7 Hours 

It is a long time since I’ve posted Teesside favourites Cattle & Cane and longer since I’ve seen them live. Tonight they perform with a full orchestra in what will be our first visit to the recently refurbished Town Hall (for which Mrs SP secured the funding back in the day). Here is the most […]

Contract Maths 

Under all LA contracts you MUST tell the LAA of: any change in, or any changes which in aggregate result in, the identity of more than one third in number of: (i) the persons comprising your partnership (ii) the individual Members of LLPs of your limited liability partnership; or (iii) the individual directors of your […]

Loner Boogie 

Had a fabulous Saturday at The Piece Hall Yard in Halifax last weekend with the Orielles, Hookworms, the ever uplifting Edwyn Collins and Father John Misty (or Mr Mistry as Andy calls him). We are further immersed in live music from tomorrow with 4 gigs in 7 days. John Bramwell, Laura Viers and Cattle & […]


I haven’t posted anything by him for a while, despite his continuing ability to put out fresh, exciting new material. It is hard to believe it is his 60th birthday and what a legacy of work; from the early days of The Jam, through the (only now fully appreciated) Style Council and onto a vast […]

A Design For Life 

Being apart from friends and family aside, the only real downside to being in Spain is missing Spring and Autumn gigs (festival mania seems to have killed of summer touring). This is compounded when probably your favourite live act, who you have just struck out on, also turn up on “Later”. JRS Oficina Espanol Primavera […]

Bad Bad News 

Leon Bridges is another of 6 Music find I want to pass on. The album it is from, Good Thing, is excellent too.

Lonely In The City 

Have loved the Lake Poets from first contact back in 2012 This, the lead song from the forthcoming (difficult) second album keeps the momentum well and truly going – fantastic.

State I’m In 

This is the single from a forthcoming EP by The Faded North. They are a Vienna based trio and my eldest lad is the drummer.

Mr Tillman 

We are going to see Father John Misty And Friends at Halifax our first weekend back in the UK. Here is his latest release

Everybody Needs You 

There has been a lot of great music out this year – check some other 2018 Friday Songs. (Of which at least 2 others have been produced by Laura’s hubby). This however is my favourite new release to date and the album is out today. We have just booked to see her at the Cluny […]

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