Neil Campbell Richard Youngs Duo

Exciting times. It’s less than two weeks until Neil Campbell and I unleash a new song cycle. Time is tight. I don’t know at what stage Neil is, but I have a score for him to perform. The words will follow. Here’s a poster:


Compendium Update

The definitive text on the No Fans Compendium has been written:

The 7CD set itself is once more available at the No Fans web shop.

The Shape of Jazz Has Gone

Last minute notice for Glasgow and environs about a tribute to Ornette Coleman tomorrow night at Nice N Sleazy. There is a sense in which had Ornette not asked Denardo to drum the Flexibles would not sound like we do. I’ll be doing a solo violin set – the violin was Ornette’s other instrument.


Contra Pop 2015

I’m excited to be playing at Ramsgate beach on August 23rd as part of the Contra Pop festival. The line-up is way more interesting than Glastonbury. More details are at:


May is Back

I’m delighted to announce an exquisite vinyl reissue of my May album. Remastered by Matt Valentine, artwork overseen by Erika Elder, project kept together by Rafi Bookstaber, this is on the Humito label. I have copies for sale over at my webstore.


Supporting 2

Coming up…I’m supporting these guys:


You can get some information here:


Coming up…you’ll find all the details you need on this poster: