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Season's Greetings! 

Maybe it should be renamed Dark Krampus instead of Dark Compass given the time of year, but it's always nice to see songs getting a play on the radio, in this case, the song is In Your Neighbourhood

On that vague song theme, this year's festive Neighbourbood card has now been posted and there is a new collection of things over there which provides a backdrop to my previous seasonal efforts (and a whole lot of hoarding). Last year's festive episode of your favourite puppet adventures is also available to…

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Dandelions In December 

No, not the name of a forthcoming folk album (somewhat Mulligan and O'Hare in tone), but a little heads up that alongside ACR, Arab Strap, Black Honey and other goodies, I'll be on Andy Morrison's December show with a seasonal song to accompany anyone starting on those Christmas spirits early. There's some more information below and you can listen throughout December here.

Dandelion and Brr-dock 

I haven't been feeling particularly festive, but thankfully Dandelion Radio have come to the rescue, with Andy Morrision's first seasonal show since 2015! You can hear my solemn synth switch-up of a Santa song on rotation daily here in the run up to Christmas. There's also a good dose of Low to make it feel just like Christmas, although I could be wrong and perhaps it isn't like Christmas at all.

The cover is also this month's free mailing list download on my music page. Just type in your email and a gift…

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Stubby Christmas 

Sax-mad Santa has a message of free and jazzy tidings to deliver, thanks to the good folk at Stubby's House of Christmas. Toot toot.

A Merry Little Curxemas 

“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” cover by CURXES, originally recorded for a Breaking More Waves festive compilation.

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas, it may be your last,
Next year we may all be living in the past...”

A cover recorded a few years ago of the popular Christmas song from 1944 MGM musical, Meet Me in St. Louis. This version features the original lyrics, which had to be rewritten for the musical as they were considered too depressing. Several changes have been made to the…

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