Author Archives: Dai Watts
“They will die, no question, they will die. How long they will die, I just don’t know”. The man uttering these words in the café of the Shaftesbury Curzon Cinema looked like a parody of a Hong Kong … Continue reading
The Wasteland [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/81374949″ params=”color=00353f& auto_play=true&show_artwork=true” width=” 900″ height=”200″ iframe=”true” /] The Wasteland is the second track from the “Small Things” album, which depicts a ‘long/lost’ weekend charting the attempts to reconcile a relationship in crisis. The album begins with … Continue reading
Making field recordings- otherwise known as standing around furtively in public places with a microphone- can be a tricky business. Today seemed like the perfect day to be wandering the highways and byways of the capital to capture sonic … Continue reading
When I Loved You (Yesterday)
Greenwing’s new release is out on 1st July, once again featuring the sublime vocals of Jane Milligan, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dog-lover and now official West End Wendy (of which more later….) “When I Loved You (Yesterday)” has been a long time … Continue reading
Tales behind “Train Tracks and Travelogues Vol.2”
“Ubiquitous Eucalyptus” is the kind of title that makes alot of people- and I put myself in this category- feel irritated by what they perceive as an artist’s unbearable self-indulgence and pretension in naming their works. If I’m honest, the … Continue reading
The story behind ‘Train Tracks and Travelogues Vol.2’- ‘Isis in Tunis’
‘Isis in Tunis’ is the third track taken from the ‘Train Tracks and Travelogues Vol.2’ album, and features Llewellyn Baker on guest vocals. Lewellyn is a kind of Edwardian Rennaissance man- a proficient sailor, carpenter, boat-builder and yoga practitioner, and … Continue reading
Historic Recital in Nell Gwynne’s former bedroom!
This Sunday 10th February I’ll be accompanying Jane Milligan who is doing a solo recital at the historic Lauderdale House in North London’s worst/best kept secret of a neighbourhood, Highgate. It’s nearly twenty years since Jane and I first worked … Continue reading
Behold the Studio of the Future!
My excitement at showing off the all new workspace is tempered by the worry that every Tom, Dick and Harriet will rush to take advantage of my newly discovered secret. This is the members area of The Southbank Centre, a … Continue reading
Limited Edition Greenwing CD Offer
TRAIN TRACKS AND TRAVELOGUES VOL.2 Special Offer! FREE Limited Edition Greenwing CD Single! Until May 31st, when you order a copy of the album “Train Tracks and Travelogues Vol.2” on CD you will receive a FREE! Limited Edition Greenwing CD … Continue reading