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As Sirens Fall

NEW HORIZONS SERIES 2023 – AS SIRENS FALL

In the coming weeks, we’ll be adding interviews from the whole New Horizons series. Now in its ninth annual season, we start the year having a quick chat with rising bands on their hopes and dreams for the year ahead. …

Blue Nation - Echoes

NEW HORIZONS SERIES 2023 – BLUE NATION

In the coming weeks, we’ll be adding interviews from the whole New Horizons series. Now in its ninth annual season, we start the year having a quick chat with rising bands on their hopes and dreams for the year ahead. …

Violet Blend - Demons

NEW HORIZONS SERIES 2023 – VIOLET BLEND

In the coming weeks, we’ll be adding interviews from the whole New Horizons series. Now in its ninth annual season, we start the year having a quick chat with rising bands on their hopes and dreams for the year ahead. …

Album of the Year 2022 - Amongst Liars

THE WINNERS INTERVIEWS: AMONGST LIARS ON ALBUM OF THE YEAR

My interview with Ian after the Amongst Liars debut album won Album of the Year for 2022/3 – plus the moment from the rockshow when the album was called the winner, from a very strong shortlist. A shorter version of …

Band of the Year 2022 - Deadblonde Stars

THE WINNERS INTERVIEWS: DEADBLONDESTARS ON BAND OF THE YEAR

As 2022 drew to a close, DeadBlondeStars were unveiled as 2022/3 Band of the Year, following the footsteps of recent winners including Amongst Liars, As Sirens Fall and Scarlet Rebels. This audio has a clip from the radio show when …

Single of the Year 2022 - Machines Dream 'The Standing Field'

THE WINNERS INTERVIEWS: MACHINES DREAM ON SINGLE OF THE YEAR

A Zoom interview with Craig in Canada after the band bagged single of the Year 2022/3 with ‘The Standing Field’ – a track that attracted hundreds of unpromoted requests during the year – and was one of defining songs of …

Thunder

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THUNDER SPECIAL

Not so much an interview as a collage of artist and fan tributes on one of Britain’s most popular and enduring rock bands – Thunder. Originally aired as a 90 minute special in words and music, collected here are some …

Spike

FEATURE INTERVIEW: SPIKE’S QUIREBOYS STORY

From the original two hour interview, 60 minutes here of speech audio as Spike from Quireboys shares his story of 2022. After the split earlier in the spring, much was said on social media and much was said by other …

The MIlk Men

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THE MILK MEN

The second of two online interviews done to support the countdown to the band’s new studio album ‘Spin the Bottle’

Marillion

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MARILLION AT THE DOME

Speech sections from a Marillion interview hour special with bass maestro Pete Trewavas, recorded backstage at the Dome in Brighton during the band’s UK tour to support their new album ‘An Hour Before It’s Dark’

album of the month

Twisted illusion - Upstairs to Optimism

Twisted Illusion: ‘Upstairs To Optimism’

Rebecca Downes’ album offers an oasis of soul, reassuring warmth and musical colour to counter some of the dark days ahead.

Previous album reviews

April Albums

April Albums Review

Rebecca Downes’ album offers an oasis of soul, reassuring warmth and musical colour to counter some of the dark days ahead.

Recent show highlights

Friday Rock Show: 16 July 2021

The first hour of the Friday rockshow, news and music from a new generation of unsigned and rising bands: Music includes: Skam, The Autumn Killers,

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