Whilst Frank Zappa, some 25 years after his death, continues to polarise opinion more than perhaps other other musician, there can be no doubt that his stature as an innovator and musician is as strong as ever. Indeed the nature of Zappa’s work – often constructed with agonising time-signatures; other times with outrageous humour and […]Read More No-Ce Offer Novel Twist on Zappa at Edinburgh Festival
It’s not often that a band comes your way that oozes soul and authenticity like it was going out of fashion, but Crack of Dawn do exactly that. Honing their craft over the last 40 years, the band have reached a new stage in their careers with the release of their new single ‘Spotlight’. The […]Read More Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With Crack Of Dawn and ‘Spotlight’
Hailing from Iran, electronic artist Vispa is hoping to make a name for himself with his retro-styled brand of music. His new single ‘Cosmic Force’ will take you straight back to an 80s video game (if you’re old enough to remember) with its dramatic computerised string sections and old-skool synth sounds. With no vocals at […]Read More Introducing: Vispa
Christmas isn’t over, in fact it can last all year if you wish – just put on ‘Plastic Christmas’ by the Rubettes featuring Alan Williams whom we all know through his ultimate 70s number one hit single ‘Sugar Baby Love’. This song is an ideal time travelling device that sets you back to the extravaganzas […]Read More REVIEW – ‘Plastic Christmas’ by The Rubettes and Alan Williams
‘Are You Looking for Love?’ is the title-track from Lola’s latest EP, which features four original compositions written in collaboration with Andy Dawson and David Lowe. Lola – described by The Stage as an artist who “perfectly captures the glamour of the 1950s” – has a distinctive style which, with this latest release, is taken […]Read More Brand New Track From Lolas Latest EP
Released through Heroic Records, the latest album from country-rock guitar hero Albert Lee is a blend of classy countrified cover songs and well written original material that shows – even at 70 – that Albert Lee still has what it takes. The latest release in a long career that saw him start out as a […]Read More ‘Frettening Behaviour’ – the new album from Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes
Check out ‘Minute Mile’ here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1xevGfJGuY With 5 albums spanning 7 years the Rifles are now mainstays of Britain’s thriving indie rock. Unlike allot of what’s coming out the indie music scene at the moment the Rifles represent the more muscular side of the UK genre. Songs like ‘Heebie Jeebies’ and their hit ‘Local Boy’ […]Read More The Rifles: New single, new tour and (soon) new album!