I'm the head cook and bottle washer.
My first gig was Madness back in the days before we had four TV channels and I'll listen to pretty much any type of music.
My first festival was Knebworth back in the last century or at least what I can remember of it.
Those lovely people at Empire Affair popped by during the holidays and gave us some goodies I managed to stop Natalia and Jo swiping them so I thought I'd better run a little old competition. We've go...Read More
Blasting out a decidedly alt-rock tune, Xander and the Keys have let forth a really rather good single in their latest. Xander and them Keys have been around town for a while now and have been working...Read More
Ever noticed how famous bands often end up looking like a tribute band to themselves?It's always a concern that golden oldies might provide a set that sounds a bit like a Radio Quiet drivetime special...Read More
Willowen are a band that we've seen a few times and greatly enjoyed so it came as a very pleasant surprise to get their latest single to review. 'Blue Car' represents the latest step in what many beli...Read More
Since their stunning Sunday headline set at Glasto this year the boys from Kasabian, rather like their idols Leicester City have been elevated to the premier league.The question of course is whether t...Read More
Sometimes you want bands to do well even though the available evidence suggests that things might get a bit tricky, and so it was with Namvula on Sunday night.Let's look at the evidence: Namvula was a...Read More
Local favourites Soulhole decided that what you need to launch an album is a big old gig with a couple of amazing acts and what a gig it was!With the crowd packed in tighter than a camels arse in a s...Read More
This is a bad albumStanding in 2014 and waving at 1971 shouting 'Look this is what you'll look like in the future', Soulhole provide us with modern day funk/soul compendium with a smile on its face.Th...Read More