So what is it they say - great things happen in times of adversity. One of the best things to happen during these crazy lockdown times, is that is has allowed people time to reflect and focus on what is important in life and try things they always wanted to do, be kinder, find ways … Continue reading Interview With….Virtual Pub Crawl Creator – IndieRob
I'm just a music fan - just someone that loves music and anyone involved in it - the following is an introduction I had typed up in giddy excitement a month ago when Denise Johnson, Yes Denise Johnson had agreed to be interviewed by little old me for a piece to be launched at the … Continue reading My tribute to Denise Johnson…
Who doesn't love a song with a great chorus, great hooks, lyrics about love, break-ups, wanting someone back. The basis of all great pop songs follow these simple rules. Writing a song that is good using these factors is another matter - and its always a pleasure when a new song comes along and blows … Continue reading Single Of The Week – Crying on the radio – Monza Express
So its happened again the great paper shredder in the sky has called time on the much loved Q magazine - it has gone the way of many before it - no one is indestructable and its credit its lasted as long as is has in todays world. I'm sure across the UK today many … Continue reading If Q wasn’t the A, then where do we go next.
Since I have never written before, I have been surprised that since I have lifted the lid of Pandoras box, so many thoughts and ideas have been spewing (sic) out! The main one being my own music taste and whether I'm as adventureous as I think I am, is my taste as wide as I … Continue reading Tied to the 90s – Am I a music snob?
So its been one month already since I started this Blog and what a whirlwind. I have been completely taken away with the positive response it has had and its completely exceeded my expectations. I've been able to connect to so many interesting people - bands/artists/bloggers/influencers/comedians and all round good eggs. At times its been … Continue reading The Artists and The Music – My First Blogging Month
More stuff from my archive. I'll post up more individual parts of this on my twitter page as well. But enjoy the days of yesterday.
Ah the difficult second album - something of a legend in music or is it just a myth? Whilst some bands release such a magnificent first album its almost impossible to follow (The Stones Roses), other bands take it in their stride (Oasis), some release an even better album after a dodgy start (Blur, Radiohead). … Continue reading Album review – Finer Times in Other Worlds – Crimson Bloom
Tom is a Rock Star. Pure and simple. He's got the swagger, the attitude, the looks and the tunes. His tunes are of course jokes and he's got plenty. His set list would beat most other acts into submission. He's box office, the headliner, the one we all want to see. Looking like the bastard … Continue reading Interview with…Tom Stade – The Lennox Lewis of Comedy
I decided that when I started this blog I wanted to also highlight and support Mental Health Issues. I myself have struggled with my MH for a very long time and up until recently havent really dealt with it properly - I will probably write more on this as the blog develops. I was therefore … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness – Charity Bike Ride – Jonathon Ripley
So DP Happy Hour has come up trumps again - just when I was struggling to find a SOTW, a band popped up that I had heard some tracks including the great Born Yesterday on the aforementioned happy hour. Trying hard to keep away from guitar led bands this week, I had a listen to … Continue reading Single of the Week – Its Alright – SKIES
You always need a bit of rock n roll in your soul don't you. Riffs, Drums, gravelly voice, big choruses the lot. I don't think we have had a decent UK Rock band for years - experts will probably disagree and tbf there probably has been, but for me no. Until a couple of weeks … Continue reading Maker – Rollicking Rock N Roll Band