September 11, 2017

Ben Edsel's vocal is straightforward/unadorned (no extra frills, just the basic melody sung straight), a plain style that gets right to heart of the matter (let's xxxx, girl)

September 6, 2017

The desolate beauty of Bjork's musical 'nordic landscape' . . .

September 4, 2017

Leonard Cohen's raspy, basso profundo provides the pivotal audio 'hook' in You Want It Darker  - a bleak, lyrically sardonic song from his masterful final album.

September 1, 2017

Bursting from a collective darkness formed of anger/need and unspoken desires - Marilyn Manson's song The Beautiful People is - one of, if not the - defining tracks of the mid to late 90s Industrial/Techno/Steampunk genre.

August 30, 2017

Mint Julep by the Punch Brother's is expansive and intimate at the same time - mapping the mournful hills and dusty roads of broken dreams with a sublime mash-up of country jazz, alt Americana, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young harmonies and modern classical string arrang...

July 7, 2017

from 'Mythic' musical adventurer to Popeye! D

November 20, 2015


Well, I just re-read my last post and had to laugh. After all my excitement about redoing 'Dreamtime' I finally listened to it!


Never look back, it can be disappointing. 


What I thought was a marvelous adult fairytale/myth was a rather 'of it's time', overwrought piec...

September 3, 2015


Hola todos, I'm back after a bit of a hiatus. I've reached a turning point in my musical/artisitic career. I want to include all my artistic passions in one multi-media package - so to speak. I've spent the last couple of years getting Papa Tigre! into a musical shape...

April 1, 2015

Laurence - producer, engineer and eccentric spark


Started recording with PapaTigre! yesterday. We're at what I call the 'honeymoon stage'. The excitement of hearing yourself back in the headphones is quite intoxicating! This is the first time I've recorded 'live' in ma...

March 26, 2015


I'm getting close to recording new material with PapaTigre!. These are new songs and a new approach musically - we haven't really recorded as PT before now. It's taken a year to start defining our sound and for me to make what I was hearing in my head a reality.



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