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The website has been out of action for quite a while, due to a number of technical issues but now it’s back, coinciding with the release of a new Mike Adcock album The Ludwig Variations (more information below) and there’s more that still needs to be updated – other releases,[…]

The Ludwig Variations is a new album, released in October 2020 Back in March 2020, soon after the start of the Covid-19 lockdown in the UK, Mike recorded a series of improvisations on his century old Ludwig accordion whose creaks and croaks, rattles and wheezes present a challenge which others[…]

This piece was written for the book Eye & Ear (Schott 2004) in which Christoph Wagner invited a range of musicians and writers to each write a commentary on a postcard depicting musicians. The book also contained a CD with early recordings complementing the images.  The occasion is a wedding[…]