Aug 06 2021
The first joint EP from Jenny Stevens and the Empty Mirrors, ‘The Distance Between Us’ came out on 6 August. It offers four snapshots of loss, yearning and estrangement that draw on different aspects of 80s indie, ranging from a Pretenders-like jangle on ‘The Sound of Rain’ to a moody Cureish crawl on ‘The River Rolls On’.
May 22 2021
The Empty Mirrors have joined forces on a batch of songs with the supremely talented Jenny Stevens.
May 18 2021
Our take on the Ramones’ 1978 classic, ‘I Just Want to Have Something to Do’ is now available on Spotify
Apr 02 2021
Our new single, ‘Kaleidoscope City’, featuring Bruno Rocha on vocals, came out on April 2nd.
Mar 04 2021
I’ve been following an online songwriting course run by the Songwriting Academy since April last year.
Feb 20 2021
Songwriting is a slippery business.
Feb 01 2021
Lately I’ve been wondering what makes lyrics work. On one side, there’s what the words mean. On the other, there’s how they sound.
Jan 18 2021
I woke up today wondering whether it’s possible to be influenced by an artist you don’t particularly like, or to like an artist you’re not particularly influenced by.
Jan 04 2021
Puppets, Dance! has now been out for a few weeks and is starting to pick up listeners on Spotify, YouTube and internet radio stations.
Dec 17 2020
After brewing for quite a while, Puppets, Dance! is finally out. It’s been a fun, engrossing, occasionally frustrating, inspiring and multifaceted process – and that list only scratches the surface of it!