Every new music scene always has a few bands that totally represent the fans, the masses, the community that supports them. They defy the snobbish music industry and their packaged and carefully marketed acts. They aren't forced on us. They are chosen by US. Bands like The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Oasis all chosen to … Continue reading Hot Track of The Week – The Shed Project – Feel My Love
It’s kinda apt that the best album of the year comes at the end of 2020 - the year we will all want to forget for so many reasons - but a year that will live long in the lives of the few that dared, that tried, that rose up and did something. Was it … Continue reading Album of the Year – Brits and Pieces – Various Artists
Another week gone and the first where I had to WFH in a long while. However that does have it's benefits - yep I get to listen to loads more music. And that's lucky because this week has been a stonker and I have been inundated with great songs from all genres. So despite sitting … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 5 – WFH Tunes.
So lets get back to Indie, the kinda indie that was always underground, always going to be off kilter, maybe never going to be world beating, maybe never going to be a club banger, no parkas here thats for sure. I've always looked for the arch, the different, the outsiders, something to challenge my preconceptions, … Continue reading Strange Noise from another World – New Indie for Old Ears
Back at it - for number 4 of the cool list - the best of the newest new tunes to check out and I'm hoping there is a nice variety of music for you to listen to and share with the world. I'd like to the teach the world to sing. So lockdown and lock … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 4
The thing about hot lists, is that as soon as you finish one, you gotta do another straight away. Its like a never ending episode of TOTP - I'm very obsessed with TOTP'90 at the minute - great seeing again Indie taking over the Pops studio. Anyway focus Tanner. So flying out of the blocks … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 3
So here we go again a quick round up of what I've been listening to, that you should all listen to at least once. Hopefully much more. We all need to do our bit especially as lock down continues and gigs seem further away then ever. Please try and buy physical copies of the artists … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 2
I'm gunna try and do a more regular piece on what new tracks I've been listening to, that you should all listen to at least once. Hopefully much more. We all need to do our bit especially as lock down continues and gigs seem further away then ever. Please try and buy physical copies of … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List
I'm back after a short rest and recharge. I haven't been resting too much though, been trying to catch up on all the good music out there brothers and sisters and by jingo there is plenty. So just a quick piece on some of the new bands, artists and tracks I've been listening to over … Continue reading Dig The New Breed! Papas got a brand new bag!
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
Another new band on the horizon - I've always been a sucker for that New York Cool, the Punk Sound, CBGB's, Old Skool Hip Hop, The Beasties I could go on. So when I've been invited to listen to a band made up of two New Yorker's I'm going to say yes. Tiger Mimic are … Continue reading New Band/New Music – Tiger Mimic
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
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 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
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