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BLOG: WORKING IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY & MENTAL HEALTH

  Finally, (hallelujah!) now it’s becoming common knowledge that musicians and everyone down the music supply chain are very susceptible to mental health issues and substance abuse after studies conducted by Help Musicians UK. I know first hand artists [...]
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TRACK OF THE WEEK – THE MYSTERINES – HORMONE

  Pricking up ears across the land, I bring you The Mysterine’s latest single ‘Hormone’. I gotta say straight from the off, how jaw droppingly incredible it is. If you’ve not heard of the Liverpool trio Lia, George and Chrissy it’s about time you did, [...]
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BANG BANG ROMEO ANNOUNCE P!NK SUPPORT TOUR

  Bang Bang Romeo are proving to be quite an unstoppable force. As predicted back in our ‘Shame On You’ review, today the band have announced that they will be playing stadiums and arenas across the UK & Europe next summer, supporting the incredible P!nk [...]
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THE VRYLL SOCIETY ANNOUNCE LIVE DATES

  With their debut album ‘Course Of The Satellite’ landing to waves of critical acclaim earlier this year, The Vryll Society look to orbit the UK live circuit one last time this year with a series of stunning AV live shows. Kicking off in Bristol’s The [...]
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RELEASE: CALVA LOUISE – I HEARD A CRY

London newcomers Calva Louise launch pulsating new anthem I Heard A Cry, offering another glimpse of the trio’s unbridled potential ahead of their debut album release early next year. Having developed a fierce live reputation within London’s flourishing [...]
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INTERVIEW: LAUREN TATE FROM HANDS OFF GRETEL

  It’s very rare that you come across a ready to go superstar but thats exactly what fierce front-woman Lauren Tate from Sheffield based new-wave grunge, rock band Hands Off Gretel is and there is just no other way to describe her. Successfully combining [...]
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INTERVIEW: PALE WAVES

  On Sunday we had the pleasure of talking to Heather Baron Gracie and Ciara Doran from Manchester band Pale Waves. They played the foundry in Sheffield as part of their headline tour.  One thing was massively apparent throughout the interview, they [...]
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BLOG: MY TOP 6 DEFINING ALBUMS

  27 years ago, two albums that massively influenced my taste in music were released, Nirvana’s – Nevermind and Red Hot chilli Peppers – Blood, Sugar, Sex, Majik. It got me thinking about the albums that mean something to me and ones that have shaped my [...]
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ALAN MCGEE RIOTS, RAVES & RUNNING A LABEL: GARRY BUSHELL

  Kicking off with The Sex Pistols covering The Monkees ‘I’m Not Your Stepping Stone’, on this radio episode from the legendary music label icon, Alan McGee, we see him joined by special guest, English newspaper columnist, rock music journalist, [...]
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SPOTLIGHT – THE SEAMONSTERS

  Girls in bands are breaking down barriers in the male dominated music industry and are taking over our playlists. The floodgates are well and truly open for much needed presence of strong and impassioned female voices in music. In this series I’ll be [...]