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    SOTONES TEN – Anniversary release


    My record label Sotones Records is celebrating 10 years of existence this year. As a gift to you, we are releasing “SOTONES10”, an all new compilation featuring current and former Sotones artists – including Band of Skulls, Moulettes, Etao Shin, Avital Raz, Richard Lomax and my good self My track “Spiralling” was recorded at Konk Studios in London, featuring an [&hellip

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    New band and new shows


    Dear all, I am very excited to announce that I will be playing three shows in April with a new seven-piece band. This is the first time in over a year that I will be performing with my own act and I really can’t wait. We will be playing lots of new material as well And what’s even better is [&hellip

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    Free Christmas Single


    My favourite band Etao Shin and I got together again this year to record our third Christmas single “Light a Match”. This seems to be turning into an annual event, so I am sure there are many more songs to come. This year’s single is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s eerie tale “The Little Match Girl”. You can listen to [&hellip

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    Krampuslauf – Free Christmas Single


    The traditional Etao Shin & Anja McCloskey Christmas collaboration has been in full swing this year, and Joe and I are very pleased to present our new joint single “Krampuslauf” to you                             Based on the ancient Austro-Bavarian tale of Krampus, a horned companion of Saint Nicholas, [&hellip

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    3 Artists – 3 Cities


    I am very pleased to announce that I will be collaborating with Dan Whitehouse and Rebecca de Winter to bring you “3 Artists – 3 Cities” from September. We will be playing shows in very special venues in Birmingham, Bedford and Brighton and tickets are on sale now

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    Here is to 2015!


    A look back at a wonderful year of music, friends and travelling the world So as 2014 comes to an end, I want to take a few minutes to look back at a great and eventful year of music, friends and travelling the world and I want to thank you all for being a part of it! I had such [&hellip

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    European Tour


    I shall embark on a little European tour with my friends Moulettes, Sam Walker and Fredrik Kinbom in October and would love to see you there Here are the dates: 7th October 2014 – Industriemuseum, Elmshorn, Germany 8th October 2014 – Anne’s House, Dieren, the Netherlands 9th October – The Church, Hollenfels, Luxembourg 10th October – Theater Fuage Nou, Freiburg, [&hellip

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    My new album is out now :-)


    Hello peeps, It brings me great pleasure to let you know that you can now buy my second album “Quincy Who Waits”, out now on Sotones Records. Order your copy here. The album was recorded in Hamburg, London and Brighton and also features a number of fellow Sotonians, including Fredrik Kinbom, Campbell Austin (Moneytree, TS Idiot), Mikey Kenney (Ottersgear), Joseph [&hellip

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    New collaboration with Dan Whitehouse


    I am very pleased to announce that I have spent the last few months planning and realising a collaboration with my good friend and fellow musician Dan Whitehouse. Dan and I first met at university in London some years ago (it’s in my interest not to reveal the actual number of years) and have always gigged together and talked about [&hellip

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    Summer Adventures


    I’ve had the most wonderful and musical summer. It started with a UK tour that had me perform with my Sotones friends and ended with a fantastic performance in a fair trade shop in my hometown of Elmshorn, Germany. First things first, this was the first time I tried taking the train from Hamburg to London with my accordion. I [&hellip

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