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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’

FEATURE INTERVIEW: GINGER WILDHEART

A feature interview with Ginger on release day for his new album with the Sinners. Ginger talks about the new songs and tour date news at the end of the piece. Tickets available at https://www.facebook.com/gingersinners

Marco Mendoza - New Direction

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MARCO MENDOZA – ‘NEW DIRECTION’

Marco’s new album has been our 5/5 ‘Album of the Month’ for September 2022 and during the summer months we had a chat on the positivity that is the driving force behind this fine new release. Recorded during a baking-hot …

Melissa Etheridge

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MELISSA ETHERIDGE IN LONDON

A few hours before her sell-out London show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, I met Melissa in London in June 2022 to discuss her new album ‘One Way Out,’ her project at Etheridge Island and her digital innovation during the lockdown …

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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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