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ISM September UK tour with GARY NUMAN & TROIKA!

Hello all! Well well – dropping a line here to keep you a-breasted of ISM’s latest outings & adventures! We are currently in the UK embarking upon a month-long tour of the UK! The first 5 is our TROIKA! tour…it’s a rotating headline/ triple bill consisting of Kite Base ( the awesome Kendra Frost, programmer/vox…Continue Reading

On the road with Gary Numan. Shifting my technician.

I wanted to do a proper “tour diary” of this wonderful, surreal & sweet experience Maf & I are having & I will. But there’s something on my mind. I say hello to you on a bleak, beautiful rainy day from Bradford, PA. I’m looking out the window at the mist, clouds & fog sensually…Continue Reading

NEW I SPEAK MACHINE LIVE VIDEOS!

Have a look here on our I Speak Machine blog on our website! Just added are 3 new videos from our residency supporting Gary Numan at the Teragram Ballroom in 2015… See it all here. pic from Buzzbands LA Ok. Here’s one I’ll leave here; it’s called THE DEMON & THE DOVE. A nasty new…Continue Reading

Happy 2016! Start the machines.

Good evening all. I am in the midst of putting the finishing touches on the Zombies 1985 score and companion piece as I sit here & catch up with you. Hope you all had a luscious holiday season and are ready to make a beautiful racket this year. Looking forward to NAMM this month of…Continue Reading

“MY GIRL” and a gentle relax.

Greetings all! It’s been a few weeks since returning from London & I Speak Machine’s support slot for Gary Numan at the Forum. Both the Numan support shows in London and LA were a real treat; I’ve posted many photos on my Instagram as always – also have a gander at this lovely set of…Continue Reading

Win Tara’s MOOG SUB PHATTY signed by Gary Numan and Tara…Plus a shiny nasty new cover of CARS!

I hope you’re excited. To make a long story short, I wound up with two Sub Phattys as I was preparing for the UK / EU string of dates (which start tomorrow in Liverpool). Then, after booking the Gary Numan support shows in London & LA, we decided it was time to do something nice…Continue Reading

I SPEAK MACHINE UK/ EU Tour, Gary Numan Support dates PLUS THE SOUND OF SILENCE!

Well greetings all! Try as I might, blogging does get pushed by the wayside BUT – I have some wonderful new dates to share with you! AND a new cover. First, Maf & I are back in the UK getting ready to so a short whip around the UK & EU to do some shows…Continue Reading

THE SILENCE VINYL is here…plus LA shows!

Greetings all. As spring brings longer days of blazing sun and the grimy haze of pollen (as you can see, I’m a fan), the upside is, the vinyl copies of our soundtrack to THE SILENCE are finally here! Lovingly released by our label Lex Records in the UK, this is limited to 300 copies. The…Continue Reading

ZOMBIES 1985 Update! LA Shoot, Gary Numan’s zombified babies and more..

Greetings all! We just announced on I Speak Machine’s facebook fan page yesterday that we are in the process of re-shooting our Kickstarter film ZOMBIES 1985 here in LA. So far it’s been a blast – just as we were very fortunate to have a great cast & crew in the UK, we happened upon…Continue Reading

I SPEAK MACHINE Covers The Beatles TICKET TO RIDE. A loving V-day gift to you.

Hello all and happy Friday the 13th (not that I believe that shit. Great movie saga though.)! On yet another winterless, 80-something degree, balmy LA day (I am an advocate of winter, so this makes me VERY grumpy), I thought it would be nice to throw out into the ether my cover of The Carpenter’s…Continue Reading

Arturia Minilab Giveaway from Produce Like a Pro! You know you want some…

Greetings! On this unseasonably hot Los Angeles morning, I have a rather juicy giveaway for you from our friends at Arturia and Warren Huart at Produce Like a Pro. A small sideline – I first met Warren when I was mixing my album Pilfershire Lane at Swinghouse Studios many moons ago in 2007! They had…Continue Reading

OUT NOW! The Silence soundtrack by I SPEAK MACHINE on Lex Records!

Hooray! Today marks the digital release of our soundtrack to our short film, THE SILENCE. Shot in 2011 in Cardiff, UK, this film was made possible by partial funding by the Welsh Arts Council and the infinite patience of our cast (Gareth Milton) and crew. Here it is on iTunes. VINYL PREORDER HERE. Maf &…Continue Reading

Incoming…. 2015!

I’ve just returned home after a long, long holiday stint in North Carolina – it was wonderful after all this time to see family and play what was my “high school hometown” as well! So! we had the pleasure of joining forces with the mighty Bob Moog Foundation for the Neighborhood Theater show in Charlotte….Continue Reading

In the midst…

Just a quick holding pattern….many things to post & share with you and guess what? I’m in a bit of technical pity as I’ve replaced my laptop and phone and am getting them set up. In the meantime, I hope you all have been having a wonderful bleep bloop of a holiday season. I will…Continue Reading

TONIGHT! I Speak Machine at Charlotte NC’s Neighborhood Theater with Bob Moog Foundation!

Well well! We made it safely to the east coast, and have set up shop in my best friend’s apartment in Plaza Midwood ( Charlotte people will know where I mean?). Whew. It’s been a pretty wild year professionally and personally; will indeed say that gigging with vintage analogues is something that has…well, possibly either…Continue Reading

SEE! ARP 2600 & Tara Busch duet on a cover of The Beatles’ Ticket to Ride…

Truth be told, I had just watched the video for The Carpenters’ devastating version on this song and it stuck with me throughout the day….I guess it was in my subconscious when it all came together… Meanwhile, during my time getting to know Mr ARP and rehearsng for the big I Speak Machine gig on…Continue Reading

NEW VIDEO from The Silence…”Crawl Home”.

Here it is, the shiny & dizzying new video from I Speak Machine’s sci-fi short, The Silence! Those coming to the gig on September 21st at Purcell Room in London will hear me blare this out live at the end of the night. The full, extended soundtrack comes out on November 24th on Lex Records!…Continue Reading

SNEAK PEEK…See a clip of THE SILENCE and our special guest CUTS from our Upcoming London show!

Hello all! Have you seen this little bespectacled face in Time Out London yet? Amidst my arm-wrestling with the analogue ladies in my rehearsal space & singing my heart out, working up something special… …here is a shiny new promo for our upcoming gig in London at Purcell Room, September 21st! You coming?? AND yes..here…Continue Reading

I Speak Machine LIVE at Purcell Room, September 21st. GETTING READY.

Greetings! Many apologies as this is a VERY long overdue blog post with many things to tell you. Well, many things synth to tell you about. First off, I’ve been harping on & on about the upcoming I Speak Machine show at the wonderful Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre, and for what I feel…Continue Reading

ZOMBIES 1985! Behind the scenes and musings..

Well! We are in the final 2 hours of raising funds for our zombie short film, Zombies 1985 and…wow. Maf & I are so overwhelmed, stoked and grateful for the support everyone has given, all the sharing of links & tweets, all the backing & encouragement….just fantastic. Thank you all so much!! Soo – a…Continue Reading