Monday jam today was characterised by a lack of flow.

Guitars going out of tune, everyone playing a bit loud, chords not sitting right where they had before, beats skipped.

We were all fine with it, though. It’s only three weeks in, and we’ve got a few songs going already. We decided to put it down to some bad juju in the room. Seeing as we practice in a drama studio in a local school, we speculated this was ambient fury left from someone trying to wrangle a Year 8 class through the last lesson of the day. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong way fur rubbed. One of those ‘lively’ groups, full of the kinds of youth that might really test a teacher’s teeth gritting skills.

Fortunately, driving home music on the radio was the inescapable DB: