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Thanks to everyone who came out to The Spice Of Life last month, it was TRANSCENDENT! Thanks and love to Rogue Awakening, Lou Raymond, Barn and especially to Dynamic Calories for generously rescuing us when Sam broke a bass string…

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I Eat Rubbish

Our new single, I EAT RUBBISH, is out today. Today is happening now. Behold the fruits of our no-mind and dance yourself into divine stupidity.


Live in London, 21st April

Apologies for the relative silence in recent months. I've been toiling, working on new songs for what I hope will be a second Shining Tongues album for this year.  So far things are sounding stranger, more atmospheric and nocturnal, but…

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Pig Rehearsal Excerpt

Here's a (very) short clip of us photosynthesising some NEW music at Pirate Studios this weekend. Dan Knowler, Willie Nash, Sam Mclaughlin and (just out of shot to the right) Robin Jax.

A new EP (or something) approaches in the…

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Here, for you, is the third in our series of Summer Solstice channelings, sculpted with LOVE from lumps of sound and matter. 

As is our way, we present a new longform hallucinatory piece of music for you - this time…

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Wonderful Pig

It is Spring and all the plants are oozing translucent glowing slime which ascends to heaven and becomes a wet bird. 

Soon we are/am/will be hacking away at new music with the full band line-up. But before we do that…

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'Rice' on BBC Introducing

Huge thanks to the mighty Tom Robinson for playing our track 'Rice' on the BBC Introducing Mixtape on BBC Radio 6 Music on Monday morning - along with a plethora of other fine new music. You can hear the whole…

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Sleeping Breathing

A brief pellet of a song for your pleasure. Soon to be re-embellished and enviscerated by the whole band. But for now here is the singular vessel of vibration.

The song is up on our Bandcamp page right now and…

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Behold! The Shining Tongues live line-up

I am pleased to announce that the following gang of intrepid sound makers have agreed to join me in the live incarnation of The Shining Tongues.  Left to right in the image below: Lucie Arnoux (cello and vocals), Sam Mclaughlin…

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Milk Of God - Debut Album Out Now

Our debut album MILK OF GOD is released today in full view and replete with all its feathers.  I'm immensely proud of this record and I really hope it pleases you all to finally hear it. My endless and boundless…

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It Is Fear

The new Shining Shining Shining Tongues single, It Is Fear, is now available for you to hear and absorb. It Is Fear It Is Shining It Is Clear and covered in glowing fluid (don't worry this is natural and harmless)

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New Single: Friday 2nd April

I am very pleased to tell you that the new Shining Tongues single, It Is Fear, will be out next Friday 2nd April

An unexpected pop song which appeared like a wet picture on the eyes during recording…

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The Prayer EP

We’re very pleased to let you know that The Prayer EP is released today!

We urge and encourage you to listen, download and absorb these four new songs of transcendence and vibration from the holy place that is Bandcamp.

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The Prayer EP – 21st January

We are pleased to annouce that our next release is a four-song EP called The Prayer. It’ll be released on Actual Size Music on 21st January. As usual our preferred method of transmission is via our Bandcamp page, but…

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State Trooper

Our possibly foolhardy attempt at ruining / improving (depending on your viewpoint) Bruce Springsteen’s State Trooper is released today. You can stream or download the song via the method of your choosing, here:

Play it loud! We hope it…

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Please Don’t Stop Me

Our next single is out on 12th November and is a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s State Trooper (from his Nevada album). This the first time we’ve released a cover song (we played a version of the Walker Brother’s Shutout with…

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