FEATURE INTERVIEW: GASOLINE OUTLAWS: WILDFIRE 16

Gasoline Outlaws

Gasoline Outlaws are a band whose story we have now followed for four calendar years. Ahead of their second album landing in April 2019, this listen again feature rewinds to Wildfire Festival 2016, where I recorded a full-band feature interview on the band’s beginnings. Aired originally as a four-part interview series in August, it then […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: KING KING 10TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

King King

Backstage from Brighton in early 2019, Alan Nimmo from King King talks about the band’s 10th anniversary, the rising rock scene and importance for us all to push to get more mainstream media attention for today’s guitar bands. Alan also speaks about touring with Sari Schorr and the health of the rock and blues music […]

MELISSA ETHERIDGE – THE MEDICINE SHOW

Melissa Etheridge - The Medicine Show Tour

APRIL ALBUM OF THE MONTH Good music cheers up your day; great music has timely social relevance. At a time of national anxiety – with political division, economic uncertainty and a wellbeing timebomb that needs to be tackled – Melissa touches on topical issues but, unlike protest albums that meet anger with anger, this album […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MELISSA ETHERIDGE

Melissa Etheridge

First aired as a radio hour special in February 2018, I spoke with Melissa about highlights from her impressive album archive and we reflected on the power of music to unite people at times of change and uncertainty. Melissa also talks about her forthcoming UK tour dates and we get some early words on her […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THUNDER – PLEASE REMAIN SEATED

Thunder

A week before the release of the band’s 2019 Top 10 album, I spoke with Danny and Luke in London to discuss the story behind the new album. With the future of HMV in the balance (at the time), we also discussed the future of music on the high street and reflect on the emerging […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: DEAD MAN’S WHISKEY

Dead Mans Whiskey

Originally aired on my Friday show as an hour special, here we talk about the band’s 2018, we look ahead at 2019 and we discuss some of the big issues facing the grassroots rock scene today. An interview of light and shade with serious and funny moments sitting side by side.

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THE DIRE STRAITS STORY

Dire Straits

Ahead of his UK tour and Q&A sessions, I spoke with John Illsely about the early years of Dire Straits – the road to Brothers in Arms. John also talked about this tour dates for spring 2019 and we reflected on the new guitar scene rising today, and what they can learn from the great, […]