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’.

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May 22 2021

The Empty Mirrors have joined forces on a batch of songs with the supremely talented Jenny Stevens.

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May 18 2021

Our take on the Ramones’ 1978 classic, ‘I Just Want to Have Something to Do’ is now available on Spotify

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Apr 02 2021

Our new single, ‘Kaleidoscope City’, featuring Bruno Rocha on vocals, came out on April 2nd.

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Mar 04 2021

I’ve been following an online songwriting course run by the Songwriting Academy since April last year.

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Feb 20 2021

Songwriting is a slippery business.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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