Monday, 15 June 2009


I'm playing TWO live solo music spots this week... Tuesday nite at the Mt Victoria Hotel (Blue Mountains, about a 90-minute-drive away), and Wed nite at The Kings Hotel, Bathurst. The solo album is progressing well... looking towards an end-of -August release. It's all good :) I'm still writing bloody songs - yet another one on Saturday! I'll probably have enough for another album already! I guess that'll be my NEXT project! hahahahaa. As it is there are at least 19 songs I'm working on recording for this "Lancelot's Pram" album, so in the end I can just choose the best 13/14-or-so titles to put on the album. I can always re-record stuff that doesn't 'work' at a later stage - if it's worth salvaging, that is!

Playing most of this stuff live in front of an audience [albeit a small one] is sure helping work out what 'works' and what doesn't.

Oh, I must sound like such a prat talking like that... but yeah... it's just all for a bit of fun, not to become a star or any $#it like that, I swears! At least I'm happy with the current batch of songs - makes for a nice change. If others aint into it, that's fine too.

I had a bloke I know only in passing come over for a good hanging-out-and-jam time yesterday arvo here. He plays songs I've never done before... jazz standards from the 1920's and 30's... and he's really good at it! It sure stretched me playing along with him, but it was truly a soul-refreshing time doing something totally different for me. "A good time was had by all".

Having him come over here gave me the motivation to tidy the place up... not that the place here is 'dirty', but with guitars, stands, leads etc etc laying all thru the back room, it was looking rather cluttered! (The joys of living on my own and trying to record music at the same time! heh heh). I'd forgotten what the floor out the back looked like... [kidding].

I gave Thoon's fishtank a quick clean as well... I couldn't believe how COLD the water felt! I swear that goldfish (who's about 5-years-old now) will survive thru anything!

I've still got that tail-edge of a small cold hanging around... it's just a lingering thing that's more annoying than anything dramatic.
funny pictures of cats with captions

Peas be with ewe
Mal :)

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  1. great that your out there playing mal!

    Hope your feeling better!(with your cold)

  2. Glad you're getting gigs, man if I wasn't so broke I'd drive up to see you at Mt Vic, and go visit my kids at the same time.

    Love the cat in the guitar. And you don't sound like a prat, I'm just so happy you're enjoying your music and spreading the joy.

  3. Wonderful times, and I caught that cat pic with the guitar last night at work..I thought of you :)

  4. Aw your poor cat! :p Good to hear things are going well and that you are enjoying your music!

  5. I'm glad your music is going so well! As long as you are enjoying it - that is the important thing.

  6. Man you got it going awn. Git down! Can't wait to have a copy of that album Mal.

  7. You don't sound like a prat at all. You just sound passionate about what you do and you are lucky to be able to do it.

  8. Thanks you all very much for your comments. I'm simply enjoying getting out there and playing again... tis the only thing that brings me joy in my life at the moment.

  9. Its a good attitude...people used to just sing, some made a living out of it... too many want to be famous first and good second.Glad you had that jam session...must have been good fun