Following on from last October’s 10-track, 10-minute-long album, I’ve released some new The Star Fighter Pilot songs. I’m working on a new album, but for now you can get two tracks from the album plus a bonus track on Bandcamp…
Every year I mean to write an ‘album of the year’ post, and this year I’ve managed it. The hotly-contested (well, not really) award goes to ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’ by John Grant. I never really got into John Grant’s earlier stuff, and the fact it was on Bella Union, a label I associate with … Read More
I don’t really ‘do’ music news but no-one seems to have spotted this, so here I go. Matthew Freidberger, one half of one of my favourite bands ever, The Fiery Furnaces, has quietly released seven new tracks on Bandcamp under the name MR. FRIED BURGER/NEUE FRIEDBERGER OPER/M. Friedberger. It’s a ‘mixtape’ (in the hip-hop sense … Read More
Yay! I’ve finally got around to releasing my new The Star Fighter Pilot EP. It’s free to stream and download. The ‘Dishonourable Indignation’ EP was recorded in February this year. For those who don’t know, I used to record and perform as The Star Fighter Pilot between about 2004 and 2009. I gave up when … Read More
Today I visited 80 Hertz in Manchester to get four new songs mastered. Yes, I’ve finished a The Star Fighter Pilot new EP as the fruit of my month off.