Ffestiva!

Ffestiva! brings world music to the National Botanic Garden of Wales Ffestiva!, now in it’s third year features more excellent new world music from artists based in Wales. I’m not playing, but running a stage with 2 rather exciting acts: Burum an improvising jazz band with Welsh roots and Rogora Khart who play a range […]

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Propellercaster

What do you get if you take 2 bolts, a spoon, an aeroplane propeller, a cricket ball, a golf ball an ad for Brasso and some bits of guitar hardware……may I present the mighty Propellercaster! What is it? It’s a slide guitar with electric pick-ups made with half a propeller that my Dad had – […]

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Spanner Metallophone

After a few shenanigans my spanner metallophone is finished.   I tuned the vintage spanners with a grinder and fixed them to an old guitar body (donated by Kevin of the Snooty Fox – thanks!) my biggest problem was drilling one the spanners – a war department spanner stamped “1945” which was so hard it […]

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Unearthed in a Field

Fiddlebox Twmpath/Ceilidh at Unearthed in a Field

Fiddlebox will be running a twmpath/ceilidh at the Unearthed in a Field festival around 7.30pm this Friday (13th June 2014). The festival is in a field near Solva in West Pembrokeshire – to find it go to SA62 6YE! There is a website: www.unearthedinafield.co.uk and a Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/1442790692621932/. The festival’s aim is is “the […]

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