Kahl Wallis Album

This year I've had the pleasure of working with some really incredible artists.  Plenty of albums have been knocked over and they will be released as the year progresses.   One of my favourite projects has been an album with Kahl Wallis.  Some of you may know...

Writing for TV Shows

This year, I've been writing more music for TV shows based in the US, Canada and UK.   It is an interesting world and one that I enjoy immensely as I'm able to compose music from scratch.   Most of the work involves creating instrumental tracks (although sometimes full...

Australian Guitar Magazine Interview

For the May issue of Australian Guitar Magazine, I was interviewed on the topic of recording techniques.   Some of you may know that my background is in jazz and as a result, Peter (the interviewer) focused on that genre and how it applies to pop and...

2016 Releases

We've had a bunch of number 1s made here over the years and 2016's first is Bella Grace's single 'Benevolent'.  It topped her genre on iTunes this month.  It's a beautifully performed piano ballad that I arranged strings for in mid January.   This year sees the release of a number of...

JNP Cube

In December 2014, I bought a Nissan Cube at auction in Japan.  I'd fallen in love with them on one of my trips to Tokyo after watching heaps of them drive down Yasukuni Dori in Shinjuku.   I love Japanese stuff generally (particularly guitars made in the Land of...

2014 Female Artist Focus

2014 was a huge year for JNP and we worked with a heap of bands, solo artists and duos from January to December.   One thing we noticed however, is that this year, we worked with the most female artists that we ever have.  Great news for...

1966 Gibson SG Restoration

Over the last few months, I've spent some time taking my 1966 Gibson SG from unusable to stunning!   It's been hanging up in the live room for quite a while gathering dust ...

New Gear: Pultec EQ

In 2013, along with restoring the first guitar I owned (1966 Gibson SG), building an LA2A and various other projects still to be finished; I built a Pultec EQ.   I'll post again soon with some pics of the SG - it's been a project that a...

Big Sound 2013

I'll be at Big Sound 2013 this year, hanging around and attending a few talks.  Much of my time this year, I'll be with Lix of Wealth and Hellbeing Creative in the Music + Design Showcase area.  WHC are showcasing at this inaugural event and...

SXSW Applications

Sonicbids have opened applications for SXSW for 2014.  Lots of great artists from Australia have performed at this event and gone on to make some ground in the US.  It was just a conference not too long ago, but it's now a huge live music...