New Artist – Album Review – Ashley Stacey – The Sun still Shines on you

One thing I've learnt over the last 6 months is that if you don't ask you don't get and if you don't do it for yourself no one will do it for you. Obviously you should be kind and considerate and nice with it. So when Ashley asked me very nicely to listen to his … Continue reading New Artist – Album Review – Ashley Stacey – The Sun still Shines on you

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

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