Tour Announcement: Jason Achilles Mezilis

Jason Achilles Mezilis has just announced a US tour. Scheduled dates: 2/9 Paso Robles, CA – Pine St Saloon 2/10 San Francisco, CA – Noise Records (in-store 5pm show) 2/11 Santa Cruz, CA – Blue Lagoon 2/12 Medford, OR – Bamboo Room @ King Wah’s 2/13 Seattle, WA – Funhouse 2/14 Portland, OR – Valentine’s Read More …

Best New Music 2016

As the year draws to a close, everyone is reflecting on the past 12 months and I’ve been noticing many ‘best of’ and ‘top 10/20’ lists for music. It’s impossible to make a complete list of the best new music releases for 2016, of course, because I haven’t heard all the new music that’s been Read More …

Featured Artist – JIANT

  JIANT are Stephen Murray and Matthew Vickery. They are creating some very original instrumental music. Their brilliant debut EP, “Sanctuary”, was released in August. It contains four ambient/chill-out tracks. You can stream/buy the EP on Bandcamp: https://jiant.bandcamp.com/releases Stream on Spotify. You can also find the EP, along with more of their music on iTunes, Read More …

Jason Achilles Mezilis – US tour dates announced!

Talented musician, Jason Achilles Mezilis has announced a US tour to support his latest album COMEDOWN. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area, you should definitely try to catch a show! Tour dates: 05 Oct – Funk ‘n Waffles – Syracuse, NY 09 Oct – Rockwood Music Hall – Stage 1 – New Read More …

Download String Theory, by Pat Heath!

A few months ago I interviewed guitarist Pat Heath about his excellent new album, String Theory. The album is now available to stream and download! Get a copy on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/string-theory/id1153321787 Stream on Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/album/1Npdlz4r1RfbYJR6OKZ3XR Artist links: Website: http://www.patheathguitar.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/patheathguitar Twitter: https://twitter.com/PatHeathGuitar Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/patheathguitar/  

Interview with Pat Heath

Pat Heath is an experienced and talented musician who has been in the business for over twenty years. He’s worked and toured with many bands, including Tyketto and Furyon. He now lectures at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and works with ESP guitars in product promotion, as well as writing for Guitar Techniques magazine. Read More …

Pre-order COMEDOWN, by Jason Achilles Mezilis!

[photo credit: Vince Estep] Jason Achilles Mezilis’ latest album is now available for pre-order on vinyl. “COMEDOWN” is a project that Jason has been working on for a while in between his other commitments. He is a prolific musician who is involved in many different projects. As well as writing and producing his own solo Read More …

Album review: String Theory, by Pat Heath

  I received my copy of Pat Heath’s new album, “String Theory”, a few days ago, having pledged on the Pledge Music campaign. I was intrigued by the concept behind this album and was aware that Pat Heath is a skilled and experienced musician so felt sure that this would be a collection of tracks Read More …

New music video: Illumination – Stewart St John

“Illumination” is from composer Stewart St John’s solo ambient album GLOBAL SYMPHONY. His new video sets the track to space footage from NASA. I think it’s a beautiful piece of music and the NASA images are amazing. Take a look: You can get a copy of the track and also Stewart St John’s album from Read More …

Gig announcement: Jason Achilles Mezilis – The Baked Potato – LA – 19th April 2016

If you’re in LA you should try to catch this show. Jason Achilles Mezilis is a talented musician who plays guitar for many bands, including Owl and Black Belt Karate. He also has his own solo projects. I recently blogged about his ragtime project with Noah Engh. Check that out here:  https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/new-music-noah-engh-and-jason-mezilis/ At The Baked Read More …