Meet The Band: Demob Happy

Brighton’s finest new purveyors of raucous, off-kilter garage rock, Demob Happy follow their triumphant 2014 debut single Succubus with powerful new cut, Young & Numb, due for release later this year via the bands own Milk Parlour records. Fusing their natural affinity to relentless chord-thrashing with a fondness for melodic undertone and bold dynamic shifts, YoungContinue reading “Meet The Band: Demob Happy”

Meet The Band: O’Hooley & Tidow

One of the most exciting acts on the contemporary folk scene today; Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow are accomplished interpreters of everything from Massive Attack to traditional Irish ballads, but it’s their own boundless songwriting and exquisite harmonies that truly shine. Following the release of their widely acclaimed third album The Hum, the duo receivedContinue reading “Meet The Band: O’Hooley & Tidow”

Meet The Band: Man Without Country

Acclaimed electronica duo Man Without Country are currently embarking on an extensive headline UK tour. The tour follows the release of their new album Maximum Entropy, on Lost Balloon. On Maximum Entropy Man Without Country – Welsh duo Ryan James and Tomas Greenhalf – combine sleek electronic minimalism with a love of classic pop music,Continue reading “Meet The Band: Man Without Country”

Meet The Band: The Dunwells

The Dunwells are currently undertaking a UK tour which sees the band perform at Bristol’s Louisiana this week before finishing up in their hometown of Leeds on 28th Feb with a gig at The Wardrobe. The four-piece, made up of brothers Joseph and David Dunwell and friends Robert Clayton and Adam Taylor, released the ShowContinue reading “Meet The Band: The Dunwells”

Meet The Band: Troyka

Troyka are an experimental British trio who make rich and enthralling instrumental music. Featuring Kit Downes (once Mercury nominated in his own right) on hammond/synths, Chris Montague on guitar/loops and Josh Blackmore on drums, Troyka is far more than the sum of its parts and is definitely not your usual Hammond organ trio. Ornithophobia isContinue reading “Meet The Band: Troyka”

Rich Robinson on The Ceaseless Sight

Rich Robinson has just released his third full-length studio album The Ceaseless Sight via The End Records/Circle Sound and is currently touring the UK. As co-founder of the seminal rock act – The Black Crowes, and having sold well over 30 million albums throughout a career that spans over 25 years, Rich has nailed theContinue reading “Rich Robinson on The Ceaseless Sight”

Mari Discusses Her Debut Album Gentle Beauty

Back in 2012, Andy Howells interviewed Italian singer/songwriter Mari following the release of her album Gentle Beauty which was produced by former Zero 7 singer Mozez. Do you come from a musical background?  I’ve always been immersed in music since I was very young. I started to study piano but most of all vocals inContinue reading “Mari Discusses Her Debut Album Gentle Beauty”

Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas

A film musical classic celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. White Christmas premiered to the world on October 14, 1954 and has been part of the Christmas season ever since. The title song, originally sung by Bing Crosby and written by Irving Berlin was first featured in the 1942 film musical Holiday Inn. 60 yearsContinue reading “Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas”

Honest John Plain – Still One Of The Boys

Punk rock legend Honest John Plain plays The Dolls House in Abertillery this weekend.  Honest John met Matt Dangerfield at Art College in Leeds and moved to London with him in 1971. Dangerfield, joined London SS with Casino Steel, Mick Jones (The Clash), Tony James (Generation X) and Brian James (The Damned) with Plain joiningContinue reading “Honest John Plain – Still One Of The Boys”

Eliza Doolittle Discusses Her Album In Your Hands

Following the release of her brand new album In Your Hands, pop sensation, Eliza Doolittle took time out to chat with Andy Howells… Its been a while since the release of your self-titled first album, was it a hard album to follow?You know what, I just didn’t think about it, always writing and making music, justContinue reading “Eliza Doolittle Discusses Her Album In Your Hands”

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