Category Archives: Records

Posts about FaceOmeter releases

The End of the Beginning

The first full-length FaceOmeter album came out in July 2009; it was recorded in my bedroom (in a series of bedrooms, actually) and bravely mastered into something resembling listenability by the excellent John Jones. It’s still a decent listen, rather … Continue reading

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Winding things up

The year comes to a close, and with it my Indiegogo campaign. We’re overfunded – not by as much as I’d hoped possible, but still with enough in the kitty to make a highly respectable album, one which everyone who … Continue reading

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The Crowdfunding Attempt is dead, long live the Crowdfunding Attempt

So with two weeks still to go, we scored 100% funding on the indiegogo campaign to fund my next album. This is really heartwarming and exciting, and I’m off into the studio at the end of this week to get … Continue reading

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Raising Funds

It’s a bold new FaceOmeter experiment. I’ve spent the day editing videos, writing text, setting up bank accounts, and all the rest of it – and now, the crowdfunding campaign for the new FaceOmeter album is online. I’ve decorated it … Continue reading

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Album Teaser

I’m starting to put together the new record in earnest, so it’s time to titillate you with stupid videos about it. This one is about my home city of Birmingham, to which I’ve made an emotional return to finish the … Continue reading

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On South Bank

I jetted over Waterloo Bridge listening, for the first time in years, to my debut album. I put it on because I suddenly had a strange hankering to hear a particular song from it, and after I had I let … Continue reading

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Digital Engagement Something

I’m interested in widening my social networking footprint. What the hell does that mean? It means, in my view, that civilisation teeters on the edge of the abyss. But never mind that now. I did a new demo for the … Continue reading

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Unwillingness to Dance

So it used to be that whenever I finished writing a song, I posted the lyrics on this blog. This was mostly a valedictory exercise – I find writing lyrics an extremely frustrating process that frequently leads to genuine nausea, … Continue reading

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Better Late

Out just in time for November, the Last Days in the Capital EP is our way of road-testing the Dapper Swindler’s new recording studio and documenting my departure from the city in which it’s based. You can listen to it … Continue reading

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Ready to Rock?

The end of every creative endeavour is a¬†faltering¬†mewl of fits and starts, with the exact moment of completion unidentifiable amidst a haze of administrivia, hype, last-minute revision, and disappointment. Was Last Days in the Capital complete when I wrote the … Continue reading

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