New Music Video: Shadow Film – Hearts and Minutes

Hearts & Minutes have released a music video for their song, “Shadow Film”, taken from their latest EP, “Sharp Skin”. The video was directed by Hearts & Minutes, and filmed and edited by JO & ME. I featured the EP at the Rock and Roll blog in November last year: New Music: Sharp Skin – Read More …

EP Review: Acoustic Variations – Joe Symes and the Loving Kind

Joe Symes and the Loving Kind released their self-titled debut album in 2013. It’s a wonderfully eclectic mix of songs. You can get the album on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/joe-symes-and-the-loving-kind/id676228102 Here’s a video for one of the tracks from the album:   I interviewed the band when they released their single, “Things Get Better”, in 2015: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/things-get-better-single/id1025664052 Read More …

Interview with Max Wegmann

Talented independent musician Max Wegmann released his debut EP, “In the Corner of My Eye”, this year. The EP contains 5 cool, bluesy, alternative rock tracks. You can stream the EP on Soundcloud and Spotify and buy it on iTunes and Amazon. After listening to his excellent EP I was interested to find out more Read More …

New Music: Resolve EP – velettes

Back in June, I interviewed velettes after the release of their awesome EP “Colour Studies”. They have now released their second EP, “Resolve”. The new EP features 5 brilliant tracks: Revive (I’m Drifting) Out of Phase Study No. 2 101 Nights Resolve These songs have an uplifting vibe. “Revive” is quite dancey, calling to mind Read More …

New Music: The Sands of Time – Nigel Brown

Talented singer/songwriter Nigel Brown has just released a new EP, “The Sands of Time”. Track listing: The Sands of Time Forever Be Keep on Goin’ What I Needed It’s a mellow and chilled out collection of tracks; ideal for relaxing to. The songs have quite a retro-rock sound. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Pink Floyd, The Read More …

New Music: My Hysteria – SPiN

SPiN first came to my attention last year when they released a fabulous EP of cover versions. I interviewed them when I was blogging for the UK Arts Directory. You can read that here: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/interview-with-spin/ SPiN recently released a new EP, ‘My Hysteria’. It’s a brilliant 3-track EP. Track listing: My Hysteria Someone New Disappear Read More …

New Music: Stones – Willow Robinson

I’ve just found out about this talented singer/songwriter. Willow Robinson came up as a suggestion on my Twitter page. I was curious enough to listen to his new EP and am glad I did! As soon as I heard the first track, “Stones”, I was hooked. There is a real depth to his songwriting, with Read More …

New Music: Colour Studies – velettes

  [photo credit: (c) Ian Collins Photography 2015]   London band velettes have just released an excellent debut EP, “Colour Studies”. It’s indie pop with an experimental edge. The 5-track EP is a polished collection of songs. “Wild Flowers” is the first track. Check out the official video on Youtube. “Into The Blue”, the second Read More …