Posts Tagged ‘Davy Knowles’

Davy Knowles to release “Three Miles From Avalon”

Chicago, IL — Davy Knowles has announced the release of a new studio album Three Miles From Avalon on October 14. Hot on the heels of the 2014’s The Outsider, the full-length documentary Island Bound, and an extensive tour schedule, Isle of Man-born Knowles looks forwards with a collection of new songs marking a return […]

Davy Knowles: The Outsider Review

Late last year, Isle of Man artist Davy Knowles released his second solo album The Outsider in collaboration with PledgeMusic. Comprised of eleven official songs and two bonus tracks, the album pays homage to several of Knowles’s influences, from his homeland (“Island Bound”) to Woody Guthrie (bonus track “Pastures of Plenty,” a Guthrie original). Featuring […]

Davy Knowles Blog #4: Having Fun With It

In this last installment of my blog I wanted to talk about what I think is the most important aspect of writing, and music in general. Sometimes, in the frustration of the creative process, (or the frustration of being in this industry full stop!) it’s easy to lose sight of what got you into making […]

Davy Knowles Blog #3: Influence

We’ve already covered quite a bit of ground in this little blog series, and it’s been enormous fun for me to ramble on at you about my personal take on the creative process. I wanted to write a little bit this week about influences, and how I relate them to peanut butter and jam sandwiches. […]

Davy Knowles Blog #2: Spark

In the last installment of this blog we looked at how I set about collecting ideas, and a general overview at my slightly haphazard creative process. But what about the actual ideas themselves? How do they come about? In the last blog I mentioned jotting musical ideas down in my phone as and when they […]

Davy Knowles Blog: Chicken or the Egg?

I’m not a massive fan of the preachy ‘this is how you do it’  articles that crop up so often.  I read them in hope they will make me a better writer, that they will unlock a secret, ancient formula that will turn me into some prolific modern-day Beethoven.  But in reality, and predictably,  I […]

Davy Knowles Announces New Album, Launches PledgeMusic Campaign to Benefit WhyHunger

British blues guitar whiz Davy Knowles has announced a new EP, Vol 1: Tributes — his first release of studio recordings since the Peter Frampton produced sophomore album Coming Up For Air. Produced by Steve Chrisanthou (Corinne Bailey Rae), the EP features covers of tunes by Woody Guthrie (Pastures of Plenty) and Rory Gallagher (A Million Miles Away), as well as a new song written […]

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