The Troubles & Travails of a Travelling Musician.

Set-pieces & Scene Reports.

 

 

 

3/13/2014

bearingtorches

On the last day of last fall’s tour, on which The Cut Ups were my backing band, we got up early and into a studio outside Brighton to record the set live in the studio. This is the result, with no edits, overdubs, pedals, or re-takes. RIYL guitars, which I gather some do, and new songs (included is “Marfa Lights,” which people were asking if it was recorded yet). Thanks fellows!

FRANZ NICOLAY & THE CUT UPS Bearing Torches: The Rottingdean Session

 

 

 

12/31/2013

Heyo. For the last few years, I’ve made an end-of-year mix of the music that soundtracked my year, some new, some old – a kind of audio yearbook. Have at it, if you like (251 MB zip file). It’s in no particular order, so best put it on shuffle.

12/12/2013

Hi there. This spring 2014, I’m going to make a new record, with producer J. Robbins (Dismemberment Plan, Against Me!, Murder By Death). It’s going to be called “To Us, The Beautiful!” If all goes well, it’ll be out in fall 2014.

To help pay for it, I’m asking those who would buy it anyway to consider pre-ordering your digital copy. I’m also offering some special premium items for a limited time, including Skype concerts, one-on-one music lessons, custom cover songs, and individualized songs written just for you.

Too late for Christmas I suppose, but any of those would make a hell of a Valentine’s/birthday/anniversary/random-gesture present. Check out what’s on offer here.

 

 

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