HLQ’s new album

HLQ’s new album

After 23 years, the Heavenly Light Quartet has finally got around to recording more of their favourite songs from their favourite genre. We got together in 1996 to explore the intricate, rhythmic and fiery songs by such seminal groups as the the Dixie Hummingbirds,...
NEW: the disturbing hedge

NEW: the disturbing hedge

In my giddy & impressionable university years I doted somewhat on musique concrète & Stockhausen, and even once played guitar in a Victoria University Music Department performance of Aus den sieben Tagen. I spent many hours home alone with a couple of tape...
Patreon page now live

Patreon page now live

In these weird times, you’ll all be aware that group singing has been largely demonised—who thought a benign and healthy form of expression could suddenly become public enemy number 1?— and I find myself working on music at home alone and needing more of an outlet for...
Rehearsing For Heaven tutorial recordings now online

Rehearsing For Heaven tutorial recordings now online

My double CD gospel set was popular enough to finally sell out — but now the nine songs where I teach the parts are now available as digital downloads on my website: Each song title includes four separate mp3s to teach the SATB parts, and ends with a complete...
New Release: IN THE SPIRIT songbook

New Release: IN THE SPIRIT songbook

My new songbook In The Spirit is a collection of 14 songs that I originally wrote for the Café of the Gate of Salvation. From that description you may gather that they’re inspired by the black gospel tradition, but because I’m so undisciplined I can’t help but be...

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