0800 Aly MacPherson – The Magic Number

So when I offered to write a piece on my 800th follower that was a musician, I kinda worried it would be some strange eastern Mongolian band. Now don't get me wrong I'm all for the Mongolian scene but I was relieved when the winner was someone closer to home. Even more relieved I'd heard … Continue reading 0800 Aly MacPherson – The Magic Number

Introducing – Milo Gore – Tougher then the rest

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Some artists write albums that are a tough listen. Some are so truthful they hurt when you listen. They hit hard. You want to turn off but you can't. They reach deep inside your soul. Pulling at feelings you didn't know you had or were struggling to control. When I think of these artists and … Continue reading Introducing – Milo Gore – Tougher then the rest

I write the songs that make the whole world sing – The Singer Songwriter

I often wonder over my brekkie (thanks Paul Molloy I use this all the time now) - is it easier or harder being a solo singer/songwriter? I guess it has its benefits: No spoilt brat singer having a tantrum, no royalties to split, no arguments over what is and what isn't going on the set … Continue reading I write the songs that make the whole world sing – The Singer Songwriter

Single of the Week – Anthem for the North – Joe Astley

Anthems, seem easy enough to write. Big choruses, guitars, loud vocals. That kinda thing. Simples. Except they aren't. If they were we'd all being doing it. Songs that make drunk middle aged men grab their mates and tell them they love them are few and far between nowadays. Noel probably wrote most of them anyway … Continue reading Single of the Week – Anthem for the North – Joe Astley

Single of the week – The Rosadocs – Say Something

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It seems that Yorkshire is a rich haven for talent at the moment - as well as having great tea. The Rosadocs are another new band that you may not heard of, a 4 piece hailing from Sheffield. They have been around since 2017 releasing songs, gigging and getting better all the time. I have … Continue reading Single of the week – The Rosadocs – Say Something

These are some of my favourite things – New Music

So had a bit of a rush on in recent weeks and fortunately I've heard lots of great new music. The following is just a quick snap shot of some of my favourite new toons. Behind the sun - Eskobar - Coming on like early Kasabian and Ian Brown Solo work - Good groove and … Continue reading These are some of my favourite things – New Music

Single Of The Week – Crying on the radio – Monza Express

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