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Undercliff Suite released
23rd October 2019

The Undercliff Suite, fariña’s cassette/digital EP of instrumental incidental music for my debut novel, Undercliff, is now available from Hanky Panky Records. 

The Undercliff Suite
26th September 2019

The Undercliff Suite is the first release by fariña since our second album, Allotments, appeared in 2006. A cassette/digital EP of instrumental incidental music for my debut novel, Undercliff, it is released by Spanish label Hanky Panky in late October.

Undercliff published
30th May 2019

My debut novel, Undercliff, is published today by Hornet Books, about 9 years after I first started writing it.

Undercliff incidental music and video
1st May 2019

Undercliff, 1973 is incidental music (with a video) for my debut novel Undercliff. The music is by Fariña (me, Matt Gale, Cliff Glanfield), the video by me and Darren Hayman. Fariña was originally active between 1995 and 2005, releasing two albums on Pickled Egg. These are our first recordings since reforming in 2018. There’ll be further Undercliff incidental music released on Spanish label Hanky Panky later in 2019.


Japanese edition of Sound of Tomorrow
1st March 2019

Finally, I’ve got hold of a couple of copies of the Japanese edition of Sound of Tomorrow, from Artes Publishing. It’s got an intricate illustration linking together many of the instruments and people featured in the book – reproduced in colour on the dust jacket, and then in B/W on the inner cover. The book itself includes many photos not featured in the English language edition. Nice yellow endpapers too.

Undercliff – available to pre-order
13th February 2019

My debut novel, Undercliff, is now available to pre-order. 

Coming up in 2019
7th February 2019

My debut novel, Undercliff, is due in May this year. At the same time there’ll be some associated music by the newly-reformed Farina, most likely released on YouTube with a short video. More information soon.

Sound of Tomorrow in Japan
30th November 2018

Delighted to catch first sight of my Sound of Tomorrow in Japan, thanks to Artes Publishing.

John Cowper Powys
28th November 2018

Here’s a short piece about the 2010 Ghostwriter track inspired by John Cowper Powys, on a site associated with Tim Blanchard’s new book Powysland.

Palace of Light reissue released
21st July 2017

The expanded 30th anniversary reissue of the Palace of Light album, Beginning Here and Travelling Outward – including nearly an hour’s worth of previously unreleased live and studio material and liner notes by Stewart Lee – is now available.