Recording Of New Material

James McFadden has begun recording on his fifth EP, entitled ‘Crime Of Necessity’. Due for release in the autumn, Miles Skarin at Crystal Spotlight is at the helm for the video again with filming starting on September 24th. James plays BOHO in Camden on August 23rd.

June Activities…

Deaf Fret will be releasing a major new video for James McFadden in the next few days, produced by Crystal Spotlight. James has also recently been filming a collection of covers for video release across the summer.

Crossing Over

James McFadden has released a live version of the beautiful lead track on his new solo vocal and piano EP, ‘Crossing Over’. Links to the video and the EP are here: DF

Imminent New Release

James McFadden will be releasing a new EP, ‘Crossing Over’ on June 1st. It will feature three tracks with a stripped back sound – James’s voice showcased against just a piano accompaniment. A live video of the title track will also be released on June 1st.

New Material Live From James McFadden

James McFadden will be playing the iconic Downstairs At The Kings Head on April 27th and will be showcasing new material that will subsequently be recorded for a new EP in the summer. Tickets available here:

James McFadden plus Support

Deaf Fret is delighted to present James McFadden with full band live at the iconic Downstairs At The King’s Head in Crouch End on January 26th. Support is from the inimitable Ebony Buckle with Charlotte de Graaf also playing a full set of original songs. Full details can be found here:

December 6th 2018

Deaf Fret artist James McFadden will take his full band to The Islington on Tolpuddle Street, London, N1 on Sunday 10th December. James is working on an acoustic EP featuring four new songs which will be released early in the new year.

Acoustic Evening

Deaf Fret will be hosting an acoustic evening at the famous Clissold Arms, London, N2 on Sunday 19th November. Culturally significant as the venue of The Kinks’ first performance, now hosting James McFadden and a variety of other wonderful singers. Free entry, great food and the best selection of singers to be found all in one place anywhere in the … Read More

12th October 2017

Deaf Fret would like to thank all those who made James McFadden’s gig on the 3rd such a wonderful evening. Charlotte de Graaf opened with a terrific jazz-orientated set, Miles and Rob from Crystal Spotlight captured everything on film (watch this space for the release of the footage) and Stella Pavoni made everything sound fantastic. But especially the audience – … Read More

11th September 2017

The next few weeks will be a busy time for Deaf Fret and James McFadden. James will spend most of it preparing for a gig Downstairs At The King’s Head in London, N8 on the 3rd of October. Meanwhile, Deaf Fret will be releasing the video for ‘Three Score And Ten’ on the 28th of September. This will be the … Read More