Famous Friend







Ten jigs, reels and fancies recorded in the J.A.Matthew Painting Studio at Humbie, East Lothian in Summer 2020.
All tunes written and performed by A.Gibbs.
Vocals on The Frugal Life We Lead: I.Gibbs, A.Gibbs, T.Gibbs, R Taylor Gibbs.
Thanks to N.McCallum for the loan of his drum kit n' mics and J.P.Gibbs for the lending of his 1990 Lowden L32 steel string.
Released August 2021





The first single from "When will you come back Mr. Gorse?"
2021



A hymn to the sky.
From the "When will you come back Mr. Gorse?" EP
Written and performed by A.Gibbs.
Singing from A.Gibbs, I.Gibbs, T.Gibbs and R Taylor Gibbs.
2021



"The garden in the rain + Supper at a more respectable time"
From the "When will you come back Mr. Gorse?" EP
Written and performed by A.Gibbs.
2021



"Tidy as you go"
From a selection of five earlier songs arranged for voice and clarinet
All music composed by AG
A.Gibbs - vox & bass
T.Gibbs - Clarinet
2019



Blossom Sniffer & Others



"Under the pomegranate tree"
Music for two instruments and a turntable run off loop
+ Hand drawn stop frame animation
2019



"The girlfriend song"
From "The Osmanthus & The Oven" demos.
2019



"Tumbie"
From "The Osmanthus & The Oven" demos.
2019



"A Song for Sylvia Sleigh"
A.Gibbs - Vox + Bass
N.McCallum - Drums
2017



I'm Not You
(deaf ears?)



"Dream Not Flung Far"
Recorded at Dunrostan, west coast of Scotland.
Niall McCallum - Guitars, drums, beer menu and lonely pay phone.
Alex Gibbs - Bass, oven pizza, headband and safety checks.
2017







"Petra, Gucci & Chumley"
Recorded at Johnshaven, east coast of Scotland.
Niall McCallum - Drums, vocals, guitar, percussion, toys, lunch selections.
Alex Gibbs - Guitars, bass, vocals, banister, banana fritter x 2.
2016







"Mid Drive Swifty"
by N.McCallum + A.Gibbs
From "Dream Not Flung Far" EP
Music 2017
Video 2019



"Somewhat Monosyllabically"
by N.McCallum and A.Gibbs
From "Dream Not Flung Far" EP
Recorded on the west coast of Scotland
2017



Video for "Johnshaven Half Lobster"
From "Petra,Gucci & Chumley" EP
2016



Video for "Pill for the plane"
From "Petra,Gucci & Chumley" EP
2016



Video for "The Proverbial Sprung Jimmy"
From "Petra,Gucci & Chumley" EP
2016



COMMA



"The Fear and Fascination"
Iain Beattie - Guitar
Alex Gibbs - Bass
Niall McCallum - Drums
Recorded at The Soundstation Livingston
2013



"Comma EP"
Iain Beattie - Guitar
Alex Gibbs - Bass
Sam Mackay - Drums 1
Niall McCallum - Drums 2
Recorded at The University of Edinburgh
2016

2010

Comma EP
Recorded at The University of Edinburgh by Iain Beattie
2010



Video for Comma
Recorded in Livingston at The Sound Station in 2014
Video edited in 2019



Video for "Chances" by Comma
2013



Video for "Something Special" by Comma
2013



MUSIC

SOLO

Famous Friend

When will you come back Mr. Gorse

A recital of songs

Blossom Sniffer and Others

GROUp

I'm Not You

Dream Not Flung Far

Petra, Gucci & Chumley

videos

Comma

The Fear and Fascination

Comma EP

videos