Dan Aston Music

Live concert replay

You can now catch the replay of my live online show from yesterday!

The template differs from previous shows featuring a panel of special guests (Azlin Bloor, Nazim Beltran, Sheila Strover), live music (inc. 2 new songs & Sue Aston on violin) and in-depth discussion about my musical influences.

Big thank you to everyone that tuned in and to Phil Aston for producing!

BBC Radio 6 Music feature

My new single ‘Lemonade Sea’ was featured on BBC Radio 6 Music last night! Tom Robinson played it on his Fresh On The Net BBC Introducing Mixtape.

You can stream the show, download the mixtape and read a bit about me and the song here

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Out Now: Lemonade Sea

My new single, ‘Lemonade Sea’, is out now! Download from iTunes here

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Upcoming Single ‘Lemonade Sea’

My next single, ‘Lemonade Sea’, is to be released digitally worldwide on February 3rd.

The recording features band members from Cornish jazz group Endangered Species and Sue Aston on violin.

You can stream a short preview of the song here

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Watch 2nd Aston Family Show

I had an amazing time performing as part of The Aston Family Show on Sunday. The show was cross-produced in the US and Cornwall and had a great panel of special guests.
I’m still finding it strange to come to terms with the overwhelming reception these shows have received so far, and how many people have connected to my family’s music around the world simply from us performing at the end of our living room!
You can check out the recording of the show below which features a couple of my own songs, ‘Way Home’ and ‘Pale Jacket’, along with a great set of other original Aston material.
Click here to watch on YouTube 
Click here to go to event page

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Watch 6th online show

Thank you to everyone around the world that tuned in to my online show last weekend! The recording is now available to stream via my YouTube channel.

My sixth show featured live performances of my original songs including my latest single, ‘Pale Jacket’. Sue Aston provided violin accompaniment and I also performed ‘Cold of the Night’ for the first time ever.

I am planning to change the format for my online shows next year. I’ll be discussing some of my favourite albums and artists and there will also be a panel of special guests!

The set list for this show is:

1. Cold of the Night
2. Pale Jacket
3. For You My Friend
4. The Artist
5. Way Home

Upcoming Live Online Show

My next live online show has been announced for this coming Sunday 14th December!

Stream live via the link below or on Youtube where I’ll be performing a selection of my own songs including ‘Pale Jacket; ‘Way Home’ and ‘The Artist’ with violin accompaniment from Sue Aston.

I’ll also be performing an acoustic rendition (and debut performance) of ‘Cold of the Night’, a rock song that I wrote during my glam metal days…

Click here to access the show

Live on Source FM

I’m doing a live radio session on Source FM tomorrow (Thursday 23rd October) where I’ll be performing some of my songs and being interviewed!

You can stream the show for free here http://www.thesourcefm.co.uk/

UPDATE: You can stream the recording for a short time by clicking here

The set was (featuring Sue Aston on violin): 1. Pale Jacket 2. Lemonade Sea 3. Way Home

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Watch 5th online show

Thank you to everyone that tuned in to my live online show yesterday, here’s the full recording for anyone who missed it.

This latest episode kicked off with a live version of my new single ‘Pale Jacket’ with violin accompaniment from Sue Aston. The show also included performances of two new songs, ‘The Artist’ and ‘Alone at the Pac-Man Machine’. I finished the set off with ‘Still Life’ and ‘Way Home’.

For You My Friend – Live at Looe Music Festival

Check out the live version of my original song ‘For You My Friend’, taken from my performance at Looe Music Festival last month!

The lyrics deal with the subject of friendship and the importance of those close to you in dark times. It’s also the first song where I experimented with fingerpicking techniques, jazz chords and harmonics.

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