New article in Musicians Friend and ‘Running Out of Time’ is coming

Its been a busy summer, for all I haven’t been playing Live at many festivals, I took in a few and enjoyed trying out some new material. This summer I decided to make an album, one that would see me move on from where I have been the last couple of years. At my age I have become very nostalgic and analytical of where I am in life. I never expected to be a thirty something alcoholic rebuilding his dream, but there you go. A lot happens I suppose that we never expect,  there are the familiar progressions and the passing of time, but also there are also regrets, loss and frustration  we’ve experienced along the way, I wanted to capture that in my new work and I think on a whole I have. Alright I may be a little shy of the positive and happy, but everything else it has in droves, I thought I would give you an exclusive listen right here of what will be the title track….

 

Running out of time is basically what everyone feels at some point in their life. I think we have all sat on a precipice and wondered how we got here and I like to think that this song will echo with people in a way my explanation of it can’t.

Sure regrets have always got a high prevalence in my life and that is something I continue to battle on a daily basis, I don’t want to be the moaning drunk who has lost his lust for life, cause I am actually far from that. I realise I am who I am, because of who I was and what I went through and I am starting to really enjoy my sobriety in a way I never enjoyed my drinking. After all if it wasn’t for that realisation I wouldn’t be contributing articles online to other musicians or even writing music at all.  Which leads me onto my next bit of exciting news. This month musicians friend asked me for some tips on IOS platforms and also other technological breakthroughs I use when recording, so if you want to have a look what I said, then why not have a little click on this link and if you don’t like what I said, read some other advice from far more clever people!

http://thehub.musiciansfriend.com/artist-interviews/making-music-with-ios-gear-changing-the-shape-of-things-to-come

I will also be announcing some tour dates to coincide with the new album release once I work out whistle parts and see if my drummer still has a beat! Anyways that is me for now, enjoy your read of all things techno and I sure do hope you like the title track, do email me and let me know at andy1@andyoliver.co.uk and  I may even send you a cheeky download for your trouble.

 

Happy Wednesday every folk

Andy x