Journal

Read More >

2015/12/11

JOURNEYS #1 China

JOURNEYS” is the first part of a documentary series by Jim Kroft. The first episode was shot during a 6 week musical tour through China. Exploring the country through the unique perspective of a touring musician, the documentary gauges the temperature of modern China. Journeys #1 challenges the stereotypes about the authoritarian state, not by by presenting a fixed agenda, but through simply experiencing life on the road, playing music with the people, and learning about the culture with an open mind. Beyond this, the documentary is in a exploration of the D.I.Y approach and attempts to push the limits of what one can do on one’s own.

Read more >

Read More >

2015/09/25

A CONVERSATION WITH A FRIEND CALLED DOUBT

A late night chat with some of the questions which seem to be circling presently…

Read more >

Read More >

2015/07/28

RECORDING JOURNEYS EP #3

Hello everyone – I’m in the studio with the band on Schlesisches Tor working away on the new Journeys EP. This is an EVOLVING BLOG POST (3) so I will be updating throughout the week with new thoughts, pictures and videos. For now – just a few pictures to give a sense of activities on the first day.

Read more >

Read More >

2015/07/23

Latvian Musings

I am back recently from my first tour of Latvia. My musical life continues to pursue its own course, calling from places unchartered to me. I spent some days wandering around Liepāja where I played my last show – an old Baltic coastal city, with a hugely depleted population since Soviet times, and deserted barracks and small ghost towns, sleeping poetically on the town outskirts, skeletons of history, seemingly unsure of their current place. Monuments to another time, adrift.

Read more >