THE STORIES BEHIND THE MUSIC

LEADING THE CHARGE ON A NEW GENERATION OF BANDS SINCE 2015

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These Wicked Rivers

WEB EXCUSIVE: THESE WICKED RIVERS – EDEN

Last week, I had a chat on the phone with These Wicked Rivers. A clip of the interview aired on my show last Friday, but here’s the full, uncut thing as an online special. Dan and Sam from the band …

Bad Touch

SHORT INTERVIEW: BAD TOUCH – YEAR IN REVIEW

One of the success stories of a new generation of guitar bands. Our story with the band started with album one back in 2016. For this interview clip, Stevie is in relaxed mood as we reflect on the band’s year …

Nikki Smash

SHORT INTERVIEW: NIKKI SMASH – ALBUM 3

A summer 2019 catch up with Nikki from The Rocket Dolls, covering a wide range of topics including; music education, touring with Tequila Mockingbyrd, the new album, video shoots and beauty products. Marvellous!

Wicked Stone

SHORT INTERVIEW: WICKED STONE

Summer 2019, news on the band’s plans for the year ahead – new music and touring. We also talked about the state of the music scene and, as a funny aside, we considered how the boys could carry on from …

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 …

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Empyre

EMPYRE – SELF AWARE

JULY ALBUM OF THE MONTH With ‘Self Aware’ a new sun rises on a new rock Empire. A fresh counterpoint to an ageing rock scene