Originally from Kent but moved to Aberdeen about 7 Years ago.
what instruments do you Play?
I play the drums, guitar, bass guitar and a little on the
How long have you been playing for?
I have been playing on and off
from about the age of 10 when I got my first guitar. over the
last few years I started to play more often than I used too.
Your Role in Granite Rock?
I play mostly as rhythm guitar
and chuck in the odd solo here and there, On the last album
'Time To Cover Up' I took a more active role in the solos, where
as Jim created more of the solos on the 'Tranquil Side of the
Moon' Album. I do sing a few of the songs found on the 'Time To
Cover Up' album but I'm not the greatest singer, so I prefer to
do more of the backing vocals for Jim.
I do the
producing for the albums on my computer with the software that I
have, but all final cuts are agreed by both Jim and myself.
What inspires you when jamming and recording?
Umm.. That's a tricky one. It's hard to say really. For me, I
think its more about getting in the feel of the music at the
time and getting in that zone and then everything just flows. I
have a mental image of the sound/sounds I want to create at the
time and it's just finding the right combination of sounds and
Quote: You can
never have enough guitars.... LOL