Our hero 2021

Our hero 2021 – 155 x 125cm, acrylic on canvas His vendetta in parchment Floating grey abundance Against my palace of conscience

I’m immune 2021

I’m immune 2021 – 155 x 125cm, acrylic on canvas Talk treacherous would beatBut still my heart it is rock Finally going through old parasite gateBut there’s a 24-hour clock watchAnd I’m living too lateThink I’m living too late

Bobby 2020

Bobby 2020 – 50 x 40cm, oil on canvas I was immediately hooked when I first heard The Jesus and Mary Chain on John Peel’s radio show back in the mid 80’s. The Mary Chain’s sound of cavernous and surf like melodies with twisted dark […]

You trip me up 2020

You trip me up 2020 – 40 x 60cm, oil and acrylic on canvas I first heard The Jesus and Mary Chain on John Peels radio show back in the early 1980’s, they were getting a lot of press about their concerts lasting only 20 […]

My Insatiable One 2020

My Insatiable One 2020 – 30,5 x 18cm, oil and acrylic on canvas In the high life I’ve got this feeling now I’ve got this horrible feeling

My New House 2019

My New House 2019 – 200 x 140cm, oil and acrylic on canvas. I bought it off the Baptists I get their bills And I get miffed At the damn polyester fills The interior is a prison unconscious Interior is a prison unconscious  

The Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 – 24 x 30cm, acrylic on canvas. Private collection, London This series of portraits refer to archival images of mostly British indie bands from the 80s and 90s that I discovered from listening to John Peel late at night. The Fall were […]

Mark 4 2018

Bury Pts 2 + 4 2018

Bury Pts 2 + 4 2018 – 24 x 20cm, acrylic on canvas I’m Wolverine I’m from Bury A French Prince, I said This song means something Every song means something

I'm tapped 2019

I’m tapped 2019

I’m tapped 2019 – 200x160cm, acrylic on canvas How dare you assume I wanna parlez-vous with you! Gretchen Franklin, nosey matron thing

Cocteau Twins 2018

Cocteau Twins 2018 – 25 x 32cm, oil and acrylic on canvas One of my all time favourite bands, Liz Fraser’s singing experimented with dismantling and reforming language, she developed a unique approach to the use of the voice that challenged preconceptions about how singers […]

Keith Levene 2018

Keith 2018

Keith 2018 – 24 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Keith Levene is an English musician who was a founding member of The Clash, The Flowers of Romance and Public Image Ltd (PiL) I sent you flowers You wanted chocolates instead

Shop Assistants 2018

Shop Assistants 2018

Shop Assistants 2018 – 20 x 25cm, oil and acrylic on canvas Shop Assistants were an indie pop band from Edinburgh, Scotland, formed in 1984, initially as Buba & The Shop Assistants. After achieving success with independent releases they signed to Chrysalis Records sublabel Blue […]

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018 – 40 x 40cm, acrylic on canvas The Slits were a British post-punk band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators. The group’s early line-up consisted of Ari Up (Ariane Forster) and […]

Bilinda 2018

Bilinda 2018 – 37 x 30cm, oil and acrylic on canvas My Bloody Valentine are a rock band formed in Dublin in 1983. Since 1987, the lineup has consisted of founding members Kevin Shields (vocals, guitar, sampler) and Colm O’ Ciosoig (drums, sampler), with Bilinda […]

Nick 2 2018

Nick 2 2018

Nick 2 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Nick Cave (1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the front man of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Along crags and sunless […]

Peter 2018

Peter 2018

Peter 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas, signed by Peter Hook on the reverse side of the painting. Peter Hook is an English musician who is best known as the bassist and co-founder of Joy Division and New Order.

Ian 2018

Ian 2018

Ian 2018 – 30 x 24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas To the centre of the city where all roads meet waiting for you

The Smiths 2018

The Smiths 2018 – 40 x 50cm, acrylic on canvas The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.

Jim and Bobby 2018

Jim and Bobby 2018 – 46 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas In 2018 this was the very first painting I made from the now full blown band series. I began with JAMC because they’ve had such a lasting impact on me and because […]

The Velvet Underground 2018

The Velvet Underground 2018 – 24 x 20cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Velvet Underground were an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe […]