Timeline - previous releases, bands and performances
First band at age 17, synth duo Prolog alongside Paul Berry. First gig in local ‘rock battle’. Went on to perform two further gigs in 1984-85. Read more about Prolog here
Released ‘New America’ EP on cassette which was available through local record shops (1989).
Live at the Bier Keller, 1984. Prolog's debut gig.
Live with Prolog in January 1985 at Scruples in Lytham. Prolog's final gig.
Released ‘Emergency Broadcast’ (listen here) - Electronic dance track performed at The Palace nightclub every weekend to laser lightshows - 2,000 capacity (1989). The track was sold on 'The Palace Hit MIx' tape in the club and local record stores.
Released ‘Laser Rhythm' which was also performed at various Palace nightclub gigs (1990).
'New America' cassette from 1989 featuring 'Emergency Broadcast'
'Aerial View' cassette released 1990, including the track 'Laser rhythm'
Released ‘Aerial view’ cassette EP (1990)
Formed bands 'The Simple Truth' and later 'Innov-8' with Matt Forrest. Released cassette EP of Dance/Techno material (tracks included ‘Timescape’, 'Unless u got love’, ‘Ideal Girl’) which were played and promoted frequently by DJs at Brannigans and on the local club scene (1992) - listen here
Innov-8 released 12” white label vinyl 'Basstrap' with 'Timescape' as its B side through HMV, Our Price etc. Generated airplay and record label interest (1992)
Cassette by 'The Simple Truth' featuring Dave and Matt Forrest
With Matt Forrest in Innov8/The Simple Truth, pictured in Stanley Park,
Released ‘Originals’ limited pressing CD album featuring 10 previously unreleased tracks (2000) - Note, that I have since found a CD marked 'Originals' in Dave's studio and it includes additional tracks recorded after 2000. This is now available on Soundcloud here
Released ‘Horizon’s Clear’ CD - An EP of four songs which generated local radio airplay (2004) - listen here
In 2016, working with BBC TV Drama (Hollyoaks)Producer/Director David Richardson from DreamWolf Films, I composed several concept pieces for his original screenplay 'Contessa'. Listen here
Re-released mix of ‘Streets of Gold’ (2016 & 2018) from the 1992 Simple Truth EP, published by ITZA Global Records Ibiza.
I have also written and produced several radio jingles that received airplay (for ITZAWRAP Products, Borrow a Bloke and Kelly Cakes). Wrote soundtracks to promote ‘Blackpool Rocks’ and ‘Welcome to NHS’.
'Originals' album released 2000 but I believe Dave since added later tracks to this. You can hear the album on the music page.
CD sleeve and disc for 'Horizon's Clear' (2004)
Inner sleeve of 'Horizon's Clear' (2004) complete with the song lyrics.