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Walk Between Worlds is your third album with Simple Minds, and their first collection of all-new material since Big Music, in 2014. Given that Big Music was pronounced, ‘their best album in 30 years’ by MOJO magazine, did you feel any extra sense of pressure embarking...
by Andy
  As the reviews start to arrive for the Minds’ latest album it’s fantastic to see how well it’s being received. There’s a link to The Times review: here Also, this great review from the website: xsnoise...
by Andy
It’s been a hectic time in the studio for Gavin and I – hence the lack of regular news from me lately. But the year is kicking off in the best possible way – with the announcement that the lead single from our new album with Simple Minds, Walk Between Worlds, ha...
by Andy
Nice to see this piece I did with Jeff Beck on You had it Coming selected by Dior for one of their latest ads in France. Got to give ’em credit for their taste… You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swQkTRZls1o...
by Andy
As summer rushes along, I just wanted to take a moment to put down some thoughts on the live spectacle we staged last month in Shepherd’s Bush… The first West London Music Festival turned out to be an inspiring night of music from a group of artists I’ve really ...
by Andy
As a record producer, the bulk of my time is spent in a studio slaving over a hot desk (so to speak), but the life-blood of good music is in live performance – and I’ve been thinking for a while now that there are too few decent gigs on the west side of town. Wanting [&hell...
by Andy
I’ve been writing songs and producing work for Purdy for a couple of years now, and we released her first album Diamonds in the Dust about a year and a half ago. But lately, we’re all getting very excited about a new direction things have taken – and think we may just...
by Andy
It’s the 10th anniversary of Tose’s passing in October and I’m working with the family on trying to create another album release because there’s still so much love for Tose and so much interest in him in the Balkan countries. We’ve got a collection o...
by Andy
Jetson Molloy and the Intergalactic Kittens – Update Ryan and I go back a long way since we first worked together on his debut album for BMG. For a while we even had our own act; Sugar High – part of Simon Fuller’s stable – and since those early days, Ryan’s ach...
by Andy
Ryan Molloy and I have embarked on a new album together under the band moniker ‘Jetson Molloy and the Intergalactic Kittens’. It’s space themed, ultimate party music and we have become highly ambitious about our chances of making a mark with it.   Our launch is i...
by Andy
Great to see the immensely talented Nell Bryden achieve Radio 2 album of the week. One of my favourite career albums and I truly hope that she gets the long overdue success that she deserves....
by Andy
After a welcome end-of-year break, January is off to a flying start. On the studio front, we’re currently negotiating a long-term move to new premises following the end of our stay in Battersea. Once we leave our current home from home in Parson’s Green, we’re l...
by Andy