darts player's 'Googleability' prompts name change
veteran folk musician has been forced to change the name of his
musical project from his own given the online prominence
of Burnham-On-Sea darts player Gary Anderson.
Anderson, 49, has been a stalwart of the local scene for years,
a multi instrumentalist playing in various bands since the age of
has found fans in the likes of Fairground Attractions Eddi
Reader and is a regular at folk clubs and festivals throughout Scotland
been gigging for over 30 years and doing solo gigs under my own
name for around 15 years," said Mr Anderson.
are a few reasons for the change but chiefly it was due to top darts
player Gary Anderson. It was actually Dougie MacLeans wife
who brought the difficulty in finding me online to my attention
a couple of years ago."
had meant to change to something else but nothing really jumped
at me as appropriate."
his namesake from the darts world has ultimately forced his hand,
Mr Anderson admitted that the nature of his forthcoming album, which
is due to be launched this May, fitted with a change of ID.
Andersons new chosen moniker is Kinnaber Junction. "Its
a railway junction about 100 yards from our house," he said.
"It used to be the point where the east and west lines converged
before heading north to Aberdeen."
me the album is like a convergence of ideas and musicians who Ive
wanted to work with and therefore seems like the ideal name."