THE STORIES BEHIND THE MUSIC

LEADING THE CHARGE ON A NEW GENERATION OF BANDS SINCE 2015

REcent Interviews

Buck and Evans

Short interview : Buck & Evans

A short interview with Sally Ann Evans, one of 20 ‘new horizons’ interview shorts with exciting, emerging bands that featured in the Great Music Stories Radio Rock Festival in November 2016.  A full feature on Buck & Evans will follow …

Feature Interview : Inglorious

The full spoken word feature interview from Wildfire 2016, first broadcast in full on my radio show as part of an hour special in words and music in November 2016. The interview captures the band in good spirits and relaxed …

Idlewar

Short Interview : Idlewar

A short teaser segment from a full feature interview that will air in December – this short clip was one of 20 ‘new horizons’ interview minis with exciting, emerging bands that featured in the Great Music Stories Radio Rock Festival …

Quireboys

Feature interview: The Quireboys Tribute Show

Ahead of a band interview to discuss the Twisted Love album, I spoke with a number of young bands that have been inspired by the Quireboys – on the road and in the studio. This spoken work clip from a …

Dirty Thrills

Dirty Thrills: Feature Interview

My interview with the band from Ramblin’ Man Fair 2016, following their warm-up unplugged set at the VIP lounge – and ahead of their Rising Stage appearance later in the day. First broadcast as a weekly series during the month …

Last Bullet – Interview Short

My first interview with this exciting Canadian band, aired as a ‘new horizons’ clip for the November radio rock festival: A first segment of a fuller feature interview with the band that will be aired in full in the weeks …

The Answer - Band Photo

The Answer: The Solas Feature Interview

Broadcast on my rock show on the day of The Answer’s new album release, I spoke with Paul from the band about a selection of stand out tracks, the making of the album and also the vibrant Irish music scene …

Bad Touch: Feature interview

An amusing interview with Stevie from Blackheath, London. We spoke about the band’s eagerly anticipated new album, which lands in early December and the band’s plans for 2017. First broadcast on my weekly rock show with a first airing of …

Piston

Feature Interview – Piston

First broadcast in mid October as the first of a two-parter on bright new bands emerging from the Midlands. This is the spoken interview with jack Edwards from Piston, which formed an hour special in words and music from the …

Hoss Thompson

Short interiew – Thirteen Stars

A quick September catch up chat with Hoss Thompson on progress with the band’s eagerly anticipated new album, following the critical acclaim for ‘White Raven.’ The full hour special interview with the band is due for re-broadcast this November, as …

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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