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Hello Suffolk 'n' Cool listeners. It's great to have you along.

The show is on long-term hiatus right now but there is a wealth of great independent music in the archives for your listening pleasure.

Full shownotes are published on the Suffolk 'n' Cool main site.

Mar 29, 2012

This week marks the conclusion of a project I’ve been working on at home here for the past year. A somewhat confused and frail older relative faced the prospect of being shipped out into a care home or staying on in her own home 80 miles away. Consequently we did the daft thing and set about building her a small home...


Mar 22, 2012

A bit of a late start this week with the record button being pressed at almost midnight. 

Actually, it is only just at the point where the environment is quiet enough to focus. There have been helicopters, builders and carpet-fitters around the place all day and then at dusk the frogs took over. This seems to be the...


Mar 14, 2012

OK, so the entire independent music business has migrated to Austin Texas this week. Well, not quite. There are still a few of us suffering good home cooking, a decent pint of beer, grey skies and something of a chill. Plenty of tee-shirts in evidence this lunchtime on www.earthcam.com/usa/texas/austin/ as I record the...


Mar 7, 2012

I’ve been getting a sudden gush of party invitations over the past couple of weeks but I’ve had to turn them down because, by strange coincidence, they are all in Austin, Texas.

Yes, SXSW (South By South West) kicks off on Friday, with the music festival from 13-18 March so quite a few tracks this week are from...


Mar 1, 2012

Well, it’s been an interesting week complete with a bit of a panic last night entailing long calls to clinicians and a doctor visit at 2:30 am. This mean that I wasn’t able to record the show as usual on Wednesday and had to wait until this morning. 

Recording the show in daylight - novel!

As well I wasn't...