Author Archive: icecutters

We Are The Shadows (Song for Wikileaks) New 2017 – Dark, Rhythmic Indie / Alternative Rock 80s Music

Here’s a new song, finished in April 2016.  We Are The Shadows is a dark, ghostly, hypnotic song about Wikileaks. Primary influences are Neil Young, Echo and the Bunnymen and The Doors. Type of music is indie / alternative rock / new wave / 80s. The song uses instruments such as the Tibetan Singing Bowl, […]

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Music Video for Andy Kaufman Lives by Ice Cutters

‘Andy Kaufman Lives’ is a song which I wrote about the rumour that Andy Kaufman faked his death. This film was made a submission for the Kapow Intergalactic Film Festival in October 2016. http://www.kapowiff.com/. I read the book ‘Lost In The Funhouse’ by Bill Zehme as research for the music video. The exterior shots were […]

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Film Festival, California: October 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th 2016 + Cosplay Contest, Live Music. KAPOW! Los Dagos, Corona

Live Event / Film Festival / Cosplay Contest / Music / Movies / Gigs / Bands: Kapow Intergalatic Film Festival, Corona, Riverside County, California, USA. Dates: October 6th, 7th 8th & 9th 2016. COSPLAY CONTEST is held on October 9th 2016.  http://www.kapowiff.com/ The pitch: The First Annual KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival will bring together the […]

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A song about freedom: 21st Century Blues (Alternative Rock / Psychedelic Indie Music)

Here’s a new song about freedom: 21st Century Blues (Alternative Rock / Psychedelic Indie Music) 21st Century Blues is a new song from the band Ice Cutters, recorded in July 2016. Influences: Pink Floyd, Scott Walker, Simon & Garfunkel, Spiritualized. Mood of music: Anthem, Epic, Mellow, Quiet to Loud, Psychedelic. Genre: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock. The […]

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A Greek Tragedy – 2016 Political song about Eurozone Crisis, European Union Debt, EU Problems.

A Greek Tragedy is a song from the new 2016 Ice Cutters album ‘Lost Souls’. The song is about the Greek Financial Crisis and problems in the European Union / EU. This is a Velvet Underground / Nico / Cat Stevens influenced song. Style of music: Alternative Rock, Indie, Pop, Country, Folk. Psychedelic Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Acoustic.  Mood […]

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Lover’s Isle – Song about Llanddwyn, home of St Dwynwen. Acoustic Ballad / Love Song

Here is a new love song called ‘Lover’s Isle’. It is an acoustic ballad about Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llandwyn) on Anglesey, which was the home to St Dwynwen, the Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers. Written and recorded in June 2016 after a trip out there! Influences: Fleetwood Mac, Don McClean, Nick Drake, John Martyn. Mood […]

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Breaking Up The Union – a song about Brexit, Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU)

Here is a song called ‘Breaking Up The Union’. It is a song about the British Referendum ‘Brexit’ vote to leave the European Union (EU). It looks at the consequences of sigificant changes in the political systems and how crucial it is to take it seriously and vote for whatever you believe in. The song […]

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A song about the artist Ralph Steadman (Here’s To You, Ralph Steadman)

Here’s song about Ralph Steadman, the artist & Hunter S Thompson collaborator. He lived in my home town of Abergele in his youth, and attended school there before going off to art school in London.Genre: Indie Pop, Retro, Alternative Rock, Psychedelic Pop. The music is influenced by Smile & Pet Sounds-era Beach Boys / Brian Wilson, […]

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A song about Andy Kaufman’s Fake Death Theory (Andy Kaufman Lives)

Here’s a song about Andy Kaufman, exploring the rumours / theory that he faked his own death.  It’s called ‘Andy Kaufman Lives’.  Did he really die?  Or will he return one day or live out the rest of his life in peace?  Style of music: Alternative Rock / Indie Pop / New Wave / Rock / Pop / Retro / […]

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New Albums, 2016: Lost Souls (Alternative / Indie Music) by Ice Cutters

New album (2016). Lost Souls is the second album by Ice Cutters, A new alternative rock / indie pop album release for 2016. Highlights of this album include songs about Andy Kaufman and Ralph Steadman.  The songs & music of the band spans Classic Rock & Pop, Indie, Alternative Rock, Folk, Psychedlia, Country Rock and Americana […]

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Ralph Steadman Song & Birthday Party

I recently wrote a song about iconic artist and Hunter S Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman. He’s from my hometown, Abergele (via Wallasey). I sent the song to Ralph and his daughter asked me to perform it with my band Junebug and his birthday this year.  More details on the party at Kent Online. It was […]

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New Christmas Song: Baby Don’t You Cry Too Much

Ice Cutters have written and recorded a new Christmas song for 2015 called ‘Baby Don’t You Cry Too Much’. The style of the music is 1950’s / 1960’s rock and roll. It is about a young child who is scared of Santa Claus!  I was influenced by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Dion and The Belmonts, […]

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