How's it going?
Last time I wrote we were preparing for UK dates by Lowlands. Well, as expected they went down a storm. They played four gigs in all, in Newport, Norwich, Southend-on-Sea and London. I wasn't there but by all accounts they had a particularly good time in Southend at The Railway Hotel, a venue that's no stranger to great gigs.
The tour culminated on the Sunday night at Brixton's…Continue
Posted on December 1, 2012 at 6:00am
OK, it's been a while since my last post.
You'll know that we'd been gearing up for a run of dates by songwriter and violinist Chiara Giacobbe. These were Chiara's first solo dates outside Italy, having previously played in London with her old band Lowlands and, last December, accompanying Italian-born, UK-based singer songwriter…Continue
Posted on October 17, 2012 at 11:00am
You’ll remember I wrote a couple of months ago about working on a record with the talented young Italian violinist Chiara Giacobbe, formerly of the band Lowlands. Well, the record she made – generally with me just scratching my balls on the studio sofa – is now ready to go. In fact, it’s actually called Ready To Go! How’s that for happenstance?
UK readers will be delighted to know that she’s lined up a handful…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2012 at 11:00am
I've just returned from Northern Italy where I've been working on the debut solo release by the violinist, singer and songwriter Chiara Giacobbe. Formerly of the roots-rock band Lowlands, Chiara's recently been guesting with local heroes, The Mandolin Brothers, and I was lucky enough to catch one of their gigs while I was out there.…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment