Here we go again then, it's a New Year with new challenges and new opportunities. I type this as The Reytons sit atop of the old hit parade with their second album What's Rock n Roll? Indeed....guitar music it's dead they say. They say a lot of things don't they. Well seems like they have … Continue reading All Change it’s 2023.
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Martin Holley Interviews Moby Tanner
Yes I have been interviewed by Martin Holley. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCshtr0klDVgbfOJpEghtPVg Martin is an indie musician & promoter - he has his own website link above on You Tube where he interviews Indie Musicians and also interviewed me for my take on the indie scene giving advice and just chatting about stuff for probably too long. It … Continue reading Martin Holley Interviews Moby Tanner
The Skinner Brothers – The Real Peaky Blinders
Zac Skinner with his peaky hat, lank curly hair, looking like he is coming down or coming back up is like a modern day Artful Dodger. He looks like nothing else around at the moment! He's going to be the next big rock star (if things like that still exist). More attitude then NWA, more … Continue reading The Skinner Brothers – The Real Peaky Blinders
My Albums of the Year 2021
Below are snippets and links to the albums that I reviewed in 2021 - they are in no particular order and I haven't ranked them as there are all worthy and interesting which is why I reviewed them in the first place. Please take some time to revisit or read for the first time and … Continue reading My Albums of the Year 2021
Live Review – The Capollos – Guest Reviewer – Kimbo
This is our City, This is our Town I remember that beautiful feeling when bands started accouncing gigs again and having seen The Capollos live before, I know how good it gets so there wasn't a second thought from me about purchasing tickets for a hometown show at Drummonds. Tonight the time had come, fresh … Continue reading Live Review – The Capollos – Guest Reviewer – Kimbo
Album Review – Apollo Junction – All In
A year is a long time in music - especially if you have been locked down and unable to gig and promote yourself.What if you had just issued your debut album and were starting to make some headway in the choppy indie waters, trying to bring your electro pop fussed bangers to the world? What … Continue reading Album Review – Apollo Junction – All In
Hot Track of The Week – The Shed Project – Feel My Love
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
Album of the Year – Brits and Pieces – Various Artists
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
The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 5 – WFH Tunes.
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.
Strange Noise from another World – New Indie for Old Ears
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
The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 4
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 Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 3
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
The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List 2
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
The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List
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
Dig The New Breed! Papas got a brand new bag!
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!