New Music: Double A-Side Valentine’s Day Single – Bauer

What could be more perfect for Valentine’s Day than a new single from Bauer? And it’s a double A-side: “True Romance / The First Time”, which are featured on Bauer’s awesome new album “Impossible Is Nothing”, along with two exclusive new tracks! There’s a hauntingly beautiful cover version of the Aqualung classic “Strange And Beautiful”, Read More …

New Music: Wild Blue – Dearling

Dearling have just released a video for their track “Wild Blue”. It’s their first single of 2017, and is taken from their album “Inheritance”. The album was released in November 2016. You can purchase a copy from iTunes. Stream on Spotify. “Wild Blue” is a wonderful, uplifting track, with a great message. Here’s a quote Read More …

Album review: Hoodlums – The Wild Young Hearts

Re-blogged from Real Rock and Roll I’ve interviewed Robb Laffoon of The Wild Young Hearts a couple of times over the past two years. Here’s a link to the most recent one: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/05/12/new-interview-with-robb-laffoon-of-the-wild-young-hearts/ The Wild Young Hearts are based in Los Angeles, CA. Their bio boasts: “The Wild Young Hearts is here to make you 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: Elmore – I’m Still Here

I was just browsing on Youtube and came across this excellent new single and music video from Elmore. “I’m Still Here” is his debut single, and it’s so good I had to share it here. Bio: At age 18 Elmore began playing shows in local bars and venues, Uploading his covers and originals to sites Read More …

Gig review: The Slow Readers Club, SKIES, Puppet Rebellion – Oslo, Hackney – 26/11/16

There were 3 awesome bands playing at last night’s sold-out show at Oslo, Hackney, London. I was particularly looking forward to seeing Puppet Rebellion and The Slow Readers Club as I hadn’t heard of SKIES. PUPPET REBELLION I arrived late, slightly gutted at having missed half of the Puppet Rebellion gig due to an unreliable 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 single from Willow Robinson – Ocean Blue

Talented singer/songwriter Willow Robinson has just released a new single “Ocean Blue”. The song is a fabulous follow up to his EP, “Stones” that was released earlier this year. It is a song that would fit well with the songs in the EP, mellow, bluesy, and introspective. There is also a beautiful video that has Read More …

New Music – The Man On The Moon – Burning Astronomers

“The Man On The Moon” is the latest single from the prolific songwriting duo Burning Astronomers. This band are producing very unique music. The new single is one of the best songs I’ve heard from them so far. About the song: Man On The Moon was barely more than an idea the early stages. It Read More …