Album review – The Tides of Time – The Mariners

So it's clear these rapskallions are my favourite new band at the minute and I've been looking forward to their album ever since I first heard them in the Spring. For me they are your archtypal British group, formed from the same magic as the best of the 60s. However you chuck in a large … Continue reading Album review – The Tides of Time – The Mariners

My Obsession…. Adidas Trainers – Scott Macintyre

As detailed in previous blogs, I want to bring to your attention stuff that I think is cool and highlight individuals that are such. One of my favourite people to follow is an avid Adidas trainer collector. I love his photos and posts of his trainer collection - we all love Adidas don't we! - … Continue reading My Obsession…. Adidas Trainers – Scott Macintyre

Single of the week – Connected – Crimson Bloom

It's fair to say that each week picking a SOTW is tough, but this week in a week of great releases one track stood head and shoulders above the rest. Connected is a cover, a cover of a well known dance/rap song from early 90s Brit rappers Stereo MCs. A brave choice, foolhardy some would … Continue reading Single of the week – Connected – Crimson Bloom

Interview with…Matt Mead – Flowered Up – A Weekender’s Tale

This is really about the great London band of the early 90's Flowered Up - a band of rowdy kids from Camden Town who led by the charismatic Liam, and including a bald guy dressed in a leotard with a flower round his neck (hard to believe) inspired us lost kids of London, to get … Continue reading Interview with…Matt Mead – Flowered Up – A Weekender’s Tale

Interview with…Monsieur Le Moore – The Mod Basil Fawlty

Ian Moore is a stand up comedian, writer and French resident. He is often seen and heard on radio shows and TV showcasing his sharp wit and views. He is also a Mod. I was able to ask Ian 20 questions which he has kindly responded to below. How are you?How am I? I really … Continue reading Interview with…Monsieur Le Moore – The Mod Basil Fawlty

Single of the week – Clockwork – Glass Violet

New releases should be an event. Exciting, anticipation as you finally get your hands on the piece of history. In these days, it's tricky to do but you can out of the blue hit everyone in the face with a bat as your release drops. Yesterday after some teasing we had two hits. One from … Continue reading Single of the week – Clockwork – Glass Violet

Interview with – Nicki Donohoe – Cool, Normal, Northern

So when I started this blog, I didn't want it just to be about New Bands and Musicians. I wanted to include people that I felt my followers would want to read and know about. They could be from the arts, media, TV or Film, Comedy, anywhere really, but they have to pass my stringent … Continue reading Interview with – Nicki Donohoe – Cool, Normal, Northern

Album review – Barfly Flew By – West On Colfax

Americana! A word so evocative it conjurs up thoughts of late night bars, whiskey, smoke filled rooms with a band playing the type of songs of love, lost, regret and redemption. Apart from my actual Country music interest, I've never listened to a lot of Americana music and couldn't really name you any acts that … Continue reading Album review – Barfly Flew By – West On Colfax

20 Questions with…Greencircles

So my new geordie friends, spared me some time earlier to answer my legendary 20 Questions - here they are: 1.       Who are you? Paul McGill, one quarter of GreenCircles. 2.       Where are you?Newcastle Upon Tyne.  Toon Toon! 3.       What do you do in the band? Write songs, sing sometimes and play guitar.  We have two songwriters in … Continue reading 20 Questions with…Greencircles