Cassia talk about the African influences in their style, moving to Berlin and not taking for granted airplay

After some initial problems with dodgy phone signals Cassia front man, Rob Ellis and myself got down to talking about everything from the African influences in the bands music to life in Berlin and the highs and lows of creativity in current times… How you been keeping, staying busy during the down time?Pretty good, justContinue reading “Cassia talk about the African influences in their style, moving to Berlin and not taking for granted airplay”

DMA’S guitarist Johnny Took talks about eating the worst Chinese he has had in Motherwell and the possibility of releasing new music this year

As I sat staring back at myself, fretting over whether or not the microphone on my laptop was adequate enough to be audible or if I had passed on the correct meeting details to my first Zoom call, I am suddenly met with the sound of a distinct Aussie accent welcoming me with a “hello”Continue reading “DMA’S guitarist Johnny Took talks about eating the worst Chinese he has had in Motherwell and the possibility of releasing new music this year”

Introducing the North East’s hottest new band The Redroom

The vast amount of emails that get sent through daily when helping operate a music blog can tend to get a bit overwhelming, and at times there may be a lot of good music that gets lost in amongst the swarm if you haven’t kept up to date with your inbox in a day orContinue reading “Introducing the North East’s hottest new band The Redroom”

An interview with The Shed Project

I caught up with Bolton’s very own DIY band The Shed Project to discuss their adulation at making it into the official charts as part of the Brits & Pieces compilation album as well as the positive results that Twitter’s music community has had in pushing the groups name forward… I understand ‘The Shed Project’Continue reading “An interview with The Shed Project”

Black Star Jackals wear their influences on their sleeves as they seek to recapture the heydays of popular Rock

Glasgow’s Black Star Jackals introduce themselves to us and talk about their hopes of filling in the gap for Rock music in today’s charts. We also talk through their latest release ‘Party People’ and how they would tackle the issue of streaming services being more favourable in their payouts to working artists… For our readersContinue reading “Black Star Jackals wear their influences on their sleeves as they seek to recapture the heydays of popular Rock”

Felix And The Sunsets talk to us about their writing influences and the release of their upcoming EP

Leith trio Felix And The Sunsets had a chat with us this week to talk us through the political elements which influence their writing, their vision for the music they create and update us on the release of their upcoming EP out this year… For our readers who may not know of you, give usContinue reading “Felix And The Sunsets talk to us about their writing influences and the release of their upcoming EP”

Still Corners return with their fifth album ‘The Last Exit’ and talk us through the inspiration behind it

Still Corners are a band who, over the past couple of years, have captivated me with their music and the ability to craft it in such a form where it takes you along a road of self discovery in which you never quite knew you needed to go on, so when I was offered theContinue reading “Still Corners return with their fifth album ‘The Last Exit’ and talk us through the inspiration behind it”

London trio The Howlers discuss the inspiration behind their new EP ‘Rebirth’ and the difficulties they have experienced during the pandemic

London rockers The Howlers have quickly been making a name for themselves over the past year and a bit since their formation back in 2019. Known for their raucous live-shows and ferocious style the trio have gained acclaim from BBC Radio 1 and have had their music feature on the likes of BT, Sky SportsContinue reading “London trio The Howlers discuss the inspiration behind their new EP ‘Rebirth’ and the difficulties they have experienced during the pandemic”

The K’s Discuss Hosting Their Very Own Talent Show, Writing Music Through WhatsApp In Lockdown And Their Latest Single ‘TV’

Hailing from Earlestown comes one of the UK’s most energetic and exciting live acts on the circuit, The K’s – we caught up with them lately to discuss everything from hosting their very own online talent show to writing their lockdown ballad ‘Valley One‘ through voice notes over WhatsApp. Get the lowdown here… Englands backContinue reading “The K’s Discuss Hosting Their Very Own Talent Show, Writing Music Through WhatsApp In Lockdown And Their Latest Single ‘TV’”

Frank Turner Talks About Recording A Collaborative Album In Isolation, Live Shows In 2020 And Stepping Into Production

With a new collaborative album with Jon Snodgrass set to be released November 13th – Frank Turner talks about adjusting to recording in isolation from one another and playing socially distanced gigs throughout the summer. We also get the lowdown on his first steps into production and how he got the shout to feature onContinue reading “Frank Turner Talks About Recording A Collaborative Album In Isolation, Live Shows In 2020 And Stepping Into Production”