THE QUIREBOYS: HOMEWRECKERS ANNIVERSARY AT KENTISH TOWN

The Quireboys Live at The O2 Islington

Full band interview backstage ahead of The Quireboys 10th anniversary show for the Homewreckers and Heartbreakers album in September 2018. Originally aired as an hour special just after the show, this feature really captures well the engaging personalities that make up the band. A cameo appearance also from Guy Bailey, as the band prepare to […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: BONAFIDE AND TEQUILA MOCKINGBYRD – LONDON 2017

Bonafide

From the archive a feature hour from early 2017 from the Bonafide 2017 UK tour. As well as a full-band feature interview will Bonafide – a funny interview also with tour buddies Tequila Mockingbyrd talking blueberries and cake – with some controversial comments on Lemon Drizzle during the early days of this ongoing GMS interview […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: PISTON AT THE 100 CLUB – 2017

Piston

An archive feature interview with rising rockers Piston from London in 2017. Given the success the band has had in 2019, for fans this offers a nostalgic reminder on the band’s journey to success. The full band interview covers the band’s genesis, ambitions and their desert island album choices. A good insight into the people […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW – THE SCARLET REBELS

August was quite a month for The Scarlet Rebels – we called their new album ‘Show Your Colours’ as our ‘Album of the Month’ – and days later around 3,000 people voted the band as listener choice ‘Band of the Month’ in a 48-hour snap poll. We’ve never had a band win both in the […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: 4TH LABYRINTH

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. No matter how serious the industry issues, we never lose sight of the fact that […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: NOCTURNE WULF AT WILDFIRE 2019

Nocture Wulf

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 and Great Music Stories supporters are always part of the interviews

FEATURE INTERVIEW: SUMMER WITH LYNNE JACKAMAN

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 a bit silly – a sign perhaps that we know how to do an interview […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: VERITY WHITE AT WILDFIRE

Verity White - Wildfire Festival 2019

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 the energy, life and character of the artist behind the music.

FEATURE INTERVIEW: WHITE RAVEN DOWN – GUILTY PLEASURES

White Raven Down

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 a rock covers album. It all got a bit silly. Guest appearances from Keith Lamley […]

FEATURE INTERVIEW: WHITE RAVEN DOWN

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 ahead. Keep your eyes on Twitter for more news folks!