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4th labyrinth

FEATURE INTERVIEW: 4TH LABYRINTH

My first of two features with 4th Labyrinth this year was a phone interview aired in two parts over two weeks. We cover a lot of ground and tackle some pretty big issues, but with a playful sense of fun. …

Nocture Wulf

FEATURE INTERVIEW: NOCTURNE WULF AT WILDFIRE 2019

The first evening of Wildfire Festival 2019, I recorded a fun interview with this rising Scottish band. Serious and funny in equal measure, we also have a guest appearance from Andy Finlay at the end. At Wildfire, the music fans …

Jackaman

FEATURE INTERVIEW: SUMMER WITH LYNNE JACKAMAN

A collection of two interviews  with Lynne Jackaman done at the start (May) and end (August) of summer 2019 – put together for the first time. After many serious chats putting the world to rights, for these two we get …

Verity White - Wildfire Festival 2019

FEATURE INTERVIEW: VERITY WHITE AT WILDFIRE

Following up on a number of interview shorts in early 2019, I caught up with Verity White at Wildfire for a fuller, feature interview. Playful fun mixes spontaneously with serious discussion on some big issues. A feature that captures well …

White Raven Down

FEATURE INTERVIEW: WHITE RAVEN DOWN – GUILTY PLEASURES

The second of two features I recorded with rising rockforce White Raven Down at Wildfire in June 2019. As a bit of fun, the band were picked to come up with a list of guilty pleasure tracks to include for …

those damn crows

SHORT INTERVIEW: THOSE DAMN CROWS: APRIL 2019

April 2019, I had a catch up with Shane from Those Damn Crows over the phone. A band we got behind early during 2016, who then turned heads in 2017 when they won our Band of the Year public vote …

White Raven Down

FEATURE INTERVIEW: WHITE RAVEN DOWN

A band fast growing in stature and popularity on my Friday rock show and here is the first interview short recorded with the band from Spring 2019. Two features have since been recorded and will be airing in the months …

Danny Vaughn

SHORT INTERVIEW: DANNY VAUGHN

To coincide with the release of Danny’s cracking new solo album, we spoke about the new songs, the recording process and also reviewed the issues he and other artists had experienced with Pledge and its impact on grassroots artists and …

Cutting Crew

FEATURE INTERVIEW: CUTTING CREW AT TRADING BOUNDARIES

A backstage interview with our local-boy-done-good Nick Van Eede – ahead of a very special show with some special guests. The latest in a series of Cutting Crew interviews on this site for listen again.

Tequila Mockingbyrd

INTERVIEW SHORT: TEQUILA MOCKINGBYRD AT THE VEGAN CAFE

The cake chat saga continues. From a tea room in Harrogate and the infamous lemon drizzle bake off at Wildfire 2017 to choc cake in Brighton – and now the latest instalment from May 2019. Josie and I met in …

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Wille and the Bandits

WILLE & THE BANDITS: ‘PATHS’

February Album Of The Month So many people say (or think) the music business is run from London. Labels are there, national media are there,