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SomethingElse reviews new David Philips single

David Philips, “Washes Over Me”: Something Else! sneak peek
A precursor of what’s next in store from UK-born/Spanish-residing David Phillips, “Washes Over Me” is a back-to-basics excursion from a guy who isn’t prone to stray far from the basics to start with. On this song, you might be drawn by the soul-drenched vocal or a chipper, winsome melody. Myself, I’m diggin’ the sharpened, supple fretwork he does on an acoustic six-string: percussive, tight and neatly nestling alongside his upbeat lyric lines. “Washes Over Me” is the advance single for an album Black And Tan Records is poised to cut loose in early October, 2016. A follow-up to the rustic charm of Philips’ homemade Rooftop Recordings, there’s little reason to think it’s not going to have that same, earthbound appeal. The sweet sounds from the stream above lends strong support for that vibe.

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today we released a new single

B&T 958 – David Philips – Washes Over Me

David Philips returned to his Barcelona rooftop apartment to record the second Rooftop Recordings album that will be released in October 2016. “Washes Over Me” is the first single from this new album. The single will be available at all the download and streaming services. Here are the links to few of them

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upcoming tour David Philips

David Philips is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer from the UK. His work as a solo artist and session guitar player has taken him around the world playing venues and festivals such as Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Delhi Jazz Festival (India), Woodford Folk Festival (Australia), Blue Balls Festival (Switzerland), Mare De Agosto Festival (Azores Islands), Blues aan Zee Festival (Holland), plus studio work and live shows in the US, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Upcoming weekend he will start his next tour and he will do shows in Holland, Belgium and Germany. David will be playing solo and perform songs from his last three albums. During his stay in Asia in the past three months he also wrote a lot of new songs and some of those may come by as well. Here is where you can see and hear David play live.
April 15, Appelscha (NL), private house concert
April 16, Heerlen (NL), Southern Roots Night @ Cultuurhuis
April 17 (afternoon), Velsen Noord / Timboektoe
April 21, Apeldoorn (NL), private house concert
April 22, Harderwijk (NL), Catharinekapel
April 23, Noordhorn (NL), Dorpshuis de Dörpsstee
April 26, Nijmegen (NL), Ramble on Tuesday in Cafe Trianon
April 27, Norderstedt (D), Music Star
April 29, Bad Iburg (D), Casablanca
April 30, Maastricht (NL), Magisch Theatertje
May 1, Waardamme (B), Cowboy Up
May 2, Rotterdam (NL), Live uit Lloyds / RTV Rijnmond
May 4, Solingen (D), Tom Bombadil

 

Booking

For these artists we do bookings:

boo boo davis
Boo Boo Davis tours October/ November 2017 and Spring 2018
David Philips
ElectroBluesSociety available all year
miXendorp available all year

 

Of course the artists are also available outside the mentioned periods for festivals and other special occasions. Please send us all your suggestions and/or contact information for venues and festivals in your area where these artists could perform live. Here is a list of all the upcoming shows:

artistdatevenuecitycountry
David Philips14/12/2017PatronBarcelonaSpain
David Philips3/1/2018PatronBarcelonaSpain
David Philips6/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
David Philips13/1/2018PatronBarcelonaSpain
David Philips14/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
David Philips18/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
David Philips17/2/2018El CollecionistaBarcelonaSpain
ElectroBluesSociety7/2/2018FilmhuisZevenaarHolland
ElectroBluesSociety11/2/2018ZininNijverdalHolland
David Philips22/2/2018The Lock Keepers @ De WakerMaassluisHolland
David Philips23/2/2018house concertRotterdamHolland
David Philips25/2/2018Taverne de WaagHaarlemHolland
David Philips27/2/2018Ramble on Tuesday @ Cafe TrianonNijmegenHolland
David Philips2/3/2018Music StarNorderstedtGermany
David Philips4/3/2018TimboektoeVelsen NoordHolland
David Philips7/3/2018Roots in 't Groen @ 't HeerenhuysGeldropHolland
David Philips8/3/2018Tuney Tunes @ de BunkerGemertHolland
David Philips9/3/2018Magisch TheatertjeMaastrichtHolland
David Philips10/3/2018AvalonZuidhornHolland
David Philips25/3/2018Honkytonk Blues BarBarcelonaSpain
Boo Boo Davis5/4/2017Tranque BarCopenhagenDenmark
Boo Boo Davis6/4/2018Kulturhus GimleFollenslevDenmark
Boo Boo Davis7/4/2018KlangfabrikKleveGermany
Boo Boo Davis8/4/2018CultuurhuisHeerlenHolland
Boo Boo Davis11/4/2018IEPBergenHolland
Boo Boo Davis13/4/2018die KisteBerlinGermany
Boo Boo Davis14/42018KunsthofFriedrischsrodeGermany
Boo Boo Davis20/4/2018Bar de la FermeNyonSwitzerland
Boo Boo Davis24/4/2018Cafe HahnKoblenzGermany

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Biography

David Philips is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer from the UK. His work as a solo artist and session guitar player has taken him around the world playing venues and festivals such as Montreaux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Marciac Jazz Festival (France) Delhi Jazz Festival (India), Woodford Folk Festival (Australia), Blue Balls Festival (Switzerland), Mare De Agosto Festival (Azores Islands), plus studio work and live shows in the U.S. and South East Asia. He has also written and recorded productions for companies such as MTV, VH1, Audi and Volkswagon and his Cigar Box Guitar driven song “What Am I?” was used by Redbull, bringing a little more worldwide attention to his music. In 2017 his song “Hummingbird” was used on History Channel’s navy seals based drama “Six”.

Philips self released his debut album “Heal Yourself Alone” in 2010 and was quickly selected as Album Of The Week by Robert Elms at BBC Radio London. It was also at #34 in the top 100 roots/country albums of 2011, compiled by Roots Music Report in the US. After a short tour of Holland and Belgium Philips signed with Black and Tan Records in Holland and released his next 4 albums with the Dutch label. Philips is known for his D.I.Y approach in the studio, writing, recording and producing all his albums himself as well as playing almost all instruments and tracking all vocals. The Rooftop Recordings (2011) was recorded in his rooftop apartment in Barcelona, Spain while December Wine (The 4 Track Tapes) (2013) is a selection of demos recorded using a Tascam 4 track cassette machine. 2015’s “If I Had Wings” saw David expand as a composer and producer by including touches of electronica, psychedelia and jazz alongside his usual acoustic and voice approach.

The Rooftop Recordings 2” (2016) Philips returned to his rooftop apartment in Barcelona to record, getting back to basics with just guitar and voice captured with 2 mics and all doors and windows wide open, a real “fly on the wall” experience. Philips is also a talented painter/draughtsman and his drawings and paintings of birds have provided the artwork for his last 2 releases, giving a good reason to own a CD copy.

Straight after putting out RTR2 David locked himself in his studio for the Winter months and set to work on songs based around a full band sound and electric guitar. The result is “Winter” an 8 song digital album released in April 2017. Drawing from Blues Rock and Soul for inspiration, Winter is David’s most Rock oriented record to date.

David Philips has toured Europe extensively over the past 6 years and continues to showcase his world class guitar playing and carefully crafted songs and stories to a growing audience.

 


Tour dates

datevenuecitycountry
14/12/2017PatronBarcelonaSpain
3/1/2018PatronBarcelonaSpain
6/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
13/1/2018PatronBarcelonaSpain
14/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
18/1/2018Cafe TendereteBarcelonaSpain
17/2/2018El CollecionistaBarcelonaSpain
22/2/2018The Lock Keepers @ De WakerMaassluisHolland
23/2/2018house concertRotterdamHolland
25/2/2018Taverne de WaagHaarlemHolland
27/2/2018Ramble on Tuesday @ Cafe TrianonNijmegenHolland
2/3/2018Music StarNorderstedtGermany
4/3/2018TimboektoeVelsen NoordHolland
7/3/2018Roots in 't Groen @ 't HeerenhuysGeldropHolland
8/3/2018Tuney Tunes @ de BunkerGemertHolland
9/3/2018Magisch TheatertjeMaastrichtHolland
10/3/2018AvalonZuidhornHolland
25/3/2018Honkytonk Blues BarBarcelonaSpain

Releases

David Philips – Winter (2017
B&T 043
David Philips – The Rooftop Recordings 2 (2016)
B&T 957
David Philips – FRUK Session (2016)
David Philips rooftop recordings
David Philips – the Rooftop Recordings (2011)
december wine david philips
David Philips – December Wine / 4 track tapes (2013)

 

david philips album if i had wings
David Philips – If I Had Wings (2015)
B&T 936 highres
Big Things remix (2013)
B&T 937 highres
Link In The Chain remix (2013)