Iain is a singer songwriter who plays acoustic fingerstyle guitar with a firm foundation in the blues.  Influences include traditional blues artist like Robert Johnson and Mississippi John Hurt and more modern songwriters like Gretchen Peters.   Iain and Ruth Dyke play folk and gospel songs together as 'Clean Slate' .  


 “A celebration of the blues with a couple of diversions along the way ...” - [Folk North West]


Currently promoting his new CD Watching the World and writing more songs. 

 "My copy of your CD has just arrived. A really impressive, professional labour of love. The best £10 I have spent in a long time.” [B.D.]  


"Great stuff - some tongue in cheek but some right between the eyes too!” 


“A great little song right on the money”…  “disarmingly catchy chorus!” … [SoundCloud listeners].


A finalist twice in the annual Liverpool Acoustic songwriting challenge.  Iain has appeared on Radio Merseyside, and other local radio stations.