shy guise

Factor 2014 


Last year I wrote a post “The Trouble With Factor” that generated a lot of press. The essence of that argument remains true: the FACTOR system benefits business-people and not musicians.

One year later, FACTOR has doubled down on their exclusion of non-business/capital minded Canadian music…


I’ve got a song on this as ‘one qwarter horse’. Recorded on my iPhone. Haven’t done much else in a while.


Today is a momentous occasion! IndieWire has reviewed the film that we wrote and created with Amazing Factory in conjunction with our latest album Violent (although the soundtrack is in itself a separate entity and will be released later this year as an ‘ambient album’).

Minor spoilers within.

Nice one

I writing songa

All wor and na play make this assholea need so much attention

song for the evicted

me without yrdzdfnfyfcesnukggr

new work in pro(gress)cess 



livingvoid is up for free download (mp3) here!

Lossless to follow this weekend.

The USB stick bundles are still available too:

Thank you so much.

I made a song for this on my phone. Download is


livingvoid is now available to pre-order!

I’ve put together a special USB memory stick pack, including:

1 x engraved wooden USB memory stick
1 x small painting by myself, created while listening to livingvoid. Each will be unique.
1 x livingvoid A4 flyer, featuring a list of all contributors.

Orders will be sent out on 30/01/2014. Order here:

Thank you all for your patience, and a special thanks to all that contributed. I’m so delighted with how this has turned out.



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