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I'm retiring... this blog

As a child of the 90s I often find it hard to force myself into new situations. Mainly I think because our music was so much better than any other decades (imagine being a child of the 00s… poor things)…

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1...

The blog is going to be a bit quiet while the album launch experience runs... don't wanna overwhelm!

But if you're interested in taking part, click here to get my new album for FREE!

https://clintonhoy.com/launch

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A droplet in the ocean

I read yesterday that there are 40,000 songs being uploaded to Spotify every day! 

Which means you have no hope of hearing everything. So now we’ve destroyed that “paralysis of choice” that stops you choosing anything - you can…

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Your invitation to something special

Short and sweet this week!

Sure, you're on my email list but I don't want to take anything for granted, so I'm asking people if they want to opt in to my album launch "experience" 

It's something different…

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When I opened by big fat mouth

I saw a story in the Sydney Morning Herald a few days back about buskers having to audition for spots and it gave me chills… you know sometimes you get a feeling so strong that it only takes a sentence…

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Can I tell you a story?

Can I tell you a story? 

For two and a half years, maybe longer to a select few, I've been talking about puzzle pieces. You could be forgiven for thinking I was obsessed. 

It started as a vague…

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I can't do it all by myself

I can't do it all by myself - it's a powerful realisation for a someone trying to make a solo record, but taking a second more to consider, it becomes stark - this mammoth project I call "Pieces of Different…

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The Saucepan

I always get nervous when it comes to stating an opinion connected with my music. I've been told many times by many people that music and politics do not belong together (leaving aside that some of them are huge fans…

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Someone asked me

Someone asked me the other day, "How do you write a song?" which is a usual partner to "what comes first - the lyrics of the music?"

Truth is I don't know where any of it comes from, I…

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A week

"This time last year feels like a day ago, but Monday to Friday feels like a lifetime" - the opening lyrics to a song that'll be out soon on my new EP. I don't know where the line came from…

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I built it myself...

Crazy idea. I got a box from an old refrigerator and stuck soundproofing inside. I started recording... then I got in and sang.

If you have a goal and you're serious about it. Let nothing stop you. No matter…

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Off to a... start?

Time to get back into it huh? Hope your 2019 is off to a good start. 

I’ve been forced to spend a bit more time reflecting (don’t worry, I’m not gonna tell you all about it... yet) - while…