Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Without Whom

Many thanks and much appreciation to everyone who helped make my UK tour such an enjoyable experience!

BRIGHTON: To Dylan Nyoukis, Karen Constance, Michael Sippings and everyone else at Colour Out of Space for providing the impetus for the trip and putting on a hell of a festival (complete with vegan food and Dark Star on cask). To Dylan for an excellent duo. To the many, many other acts for performing. To Dan Melchior for temporary roommate duties.

LONDON: To COoS, Cafe Oto and Andie Brown for the show. To Rick Potts/Joseph Hammer (Dinosaurs With Horns), Gen Ken Montgomery and Rat Bastard/Kenny Millions for performing. To Andie for getting us to and around London. To Paul Watson for putting me up & sharing some excellent beers. To Tim Goldie for the vegan full English breakfast (the "faux" English) and the Museum of Childhood.

SHEFFIELD: To Jon Marshall for the show. To Fiona Kennedy and Luke Poot for an excellent trio. To Nick Mitchell (Chalaque), Jon Marshall/Jon Collin and Attic Salt for performing. To Jon Collin for guiding me to the venue. To Fiona Kennedy for the food & beer run. To Nick Mitchell for the ride through The Snake Pass to...

MANCHESTER: To Pascal Nichols and Oklahoma Cafe for the show. To Pascal and Alex Humphries for performing. To Pascal for the post-show duo. To Nick Mitchell for putting me up pre-show and to Pascal and Kelly Jayne Jones for putting me up post-show. To Nick and Pascal for guiding me to good vegan spots.

NEWCASTLE: To Bob Malone/Paul Kelly/Jerome Smith (A Better Noise) for the show. To Hasan Gaylani (Popular Radiation) and Witchblood for performing. To Bob for putting me up and getting me to the train and to a good vegan spot on the way.

EDINBURGH: To Ali Robertson and Michael Edwards for the show. To Ali and Malcy Duff (Usurper) and Edimpro for performing. To Usurper for convincing me to come back to the UK. To Ali Robertson and Collette Robertson for taking me to The Whisky Society, for putting me up, for making sure I was properly fed and with adequate tipple and for getting me to…

GLASGOW: To Fritz Welch and Rachel Lowther for the show. To Usurper for the excellent trio. To Yoni Silver and Fritz/Neil Davidson (With Lumps) for performing. To Fritz and Rachel for putting me up, getting me fed and getting me to the airport.

And to everyone else I got to share a word, laugh, bite or drink with!