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 …

Interview with David Stücken of David and The Curse!

I’m thrilled to be introducing you to this new band today. David and the Curse is a project by talented LA based singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer David Stücken. The debut album “An Epitaph For Love” is an awesome collection of songs inspired by love, life, and loss. It tends towards the darker side, but the music is upbeat 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/  

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Gig review: The Slow Readers Club and Jackals Rose – Birthdays, London – 30 Apr 2016

I arrived at Birthdays last night just as Jackals Rose took to the stage. This young band are very impressive. They blasted some catchy and anthemic indie/rock music. They also did a brilliant cover of The Rolling Stones’ classic, “Sympathy For The Devil”. I think this band could go far. I didn’t know much of Read More …

Pat Heath – Pledge Music Campaign

  I found out about this Pledge Music campaign on Twitter recently. It sounds like a very interesting and original project. Pat Heath is a musician with over 20 years experience in the industry. His new album is Jazz/Rock fusion; a collection of 9 guitar-based instrumental tracks, featuring ex-Tears For Fears drummer Michael R Bowes Read More …