When musicians get asked what inspires their songwriting, and they usually say general life, I usually think to myself: “What does your life look like?”… and having chatted to many people who have asked me the same thing about The Great Deep, I decided to answer this question by filming a week of my life. Continue reading A September week in my life
I’m in Cape Town. Performances, meetings, research of venues… it’s all happening.
7.02am. My inbox is full of correspondence. People who want wedding invitations (after the KZN Bridal Fair), business deals and various musical endeavours. It really feels like the hustle is on. Continue reading Some months in the life of a musician… #3
I’ve been through a number of different seasons as a musician. But the past few months in 2018 are worth documenting… both for myself but also for those who are interested in what the behind-the-scenes stuff of musician life looks like.
It all started in May… Continue reading Some months in the life of a musician… #2
I’ve been reflecting on my life as a musician and an artist. It’s not the ONLY thing I do, but it’s a big part of what I do. For example, I’m a husband. That’s full time. I’m a father of three. That’s beyond full time.
Then I’m involved in various capacities teaching and consulting and pastoring. I don’t need to go into all of it, but I think of myself as all these things together, not exclusively divided up into hours of the day. But if someone asked me what I do for a living, I would say Continue reading Some months in the life of a musician… #1