THE STORIES BEHIND THE MUSIC

LEADING THE CHARGE ON A NEW GENERATION OF BANDS SINCE 2015

REcent Interviews

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 …

The Amorettes

Feature interview – The Amorettes

In early September I spoke with Gill from the band on their hugely successful year to date and we also discussed the new album. The interview was first broadcast on my rock show as a weekly series over the month of …

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Feature interview: Marillion’s Steve Rothery on F.E.A.R

Highlights from our one-hour special on Marillion’s critically acclaimed new album F.E.A.R broadcast on my Fridayrockshow on the day of the album’s release. Steve Rothery chats about the new album, which crashed into the Official UK album charts at Number …

Feature Interview: Stone Broken

One of many interviews from the Ramblin’ Man Fair in Kent. Despite the background noise of a festival in full swing, this full band live interview captures the atmosphere of the event and the excitement of the band, moments after …

Twisted Love - Album Cover

Feature Interview: The Quireboys – Twisted Love Special

As the main feature of a three-part special on The Quireboys, I interviewed Guy Griffin from the band about tracks from the new album on the day of its release. This followed our radio premier of the single Twisted Love …

Feature Interview: Sari Schorr (26 August 2016)

To coincide with the release of her new album, A Force of Nature. I spoke with Sari about her music journey to date, her influences, her new band and the creative process behind her new album. Broadcast on my weekly …

Jackaman

Short interview: Jackaman, 26 August 2016

Following her band’s performance at Kew Gardens in the summer, I had a quick catch up with Lynne on plans for the autumn and news on her eagerly anticipated new album and singles releases. One of five interviews I have …

album of the month

Lynne Jackaman

LYNNE JACKAMAN: ONE SHOT

March Album Of The Month “Being at Muscle Shoals, the distance gives you perspective. It’s given my songs new form, new life, coming here has

Previous album reviews

Major Arcana Part 1 Album Cover Art

TAROT RATS MAJOR ARCANA – PART 1

JANUARY ALBUM OF THE MONTH For some years, the resurgent grassroots rock scene has been firmly associated with the Midlands and North, but the sparkling

Recent show highlights

Fierce Badger!

BADGER ATTACK SHOW!

60 min highlights from the Friday show on 6 December 2019, when despite signal problems the music and interviews kept rolling. Tarot Rats were warming