All posts filed under “Band series

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

The Fall Elves 2019

Elves 2019

Elves 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas When will the good Scotch return In all its scarred splendor When will the price of Scotch come down?

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 […]

Teenage Kicks 2018

Teenage Kicks 2018 – 18x24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974. The DJ John Peel once famously played their single ‘Teenage kicks’ twice in a row on his radio show.

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

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 […]