The Eyres – Kaizen – Album Review 12/08/14

Kaizen is the new release from alternative 4-piece ‘The Eyres’. Having been together for little over a year now they’ve done well to find themselves stylistically in such a short space of time… Continue reading

Oatcake Day No.5 @ The Sugarmill 09/08/14

The day had finally arrived, the day ‘Stokies’ cherish – Oatcake day! It was bigger than ever this year for the 5th year running. 6 Towns Radio were live from Sainsbury in Stoke… Continue reading

Moral Panics @ The Sugarmill

Taking my first steps into the Sugarmill Friday night, I thought I walked into a school disco. It was impressive to see the next generation getting into the live local music scene. It’s… Continue reading

Tahiti Rocks Live 27/06/14

Hey Jude Music Promotions and Venombase Studios put on their first gig together at Tahiti Rocks in Hanley. The atmosphere was something innovative and distinctive; together they have a great new live music… Continue reading

Stu Whiston – Take A Stride – EP Review

With an EP titled, Take a Stride signifies this could be about seizing risks and choosing the right decisions to take that stride which will lead to bigger and better opportunities. All three… Continue reading

Steve Cradock @ The Exchange 20/06/14

Steve Cradock returned to Stoke with his new recent album Travel Wild, Travel Free along with new blues rockers Callaghan, soulful four piece Malthouse and indie ravers The Rivalry. Formed in the early… Continue reading

Oceania – Demo Track Review – Taste The Rain

Taste the Rain seems a simple alternative pop tune, however, there is complexity concealed within the thoughtful lyrics With a shimmering guitar added with the strong bass – Taste the Rain is reminiscent… Continue reading

Regale – Review – Tonight

I’d be lying if I said this wasn’t a typical guitar based tune because it is, however Regale over their last couple of tunes have created a platform for Tonight to stand proud… Continue reading

Malthouse – Track Review – Come Home

Rocking and swinging back to the 1950s/60s, I’d be lying if this song didn’t create the image of Malthouse playing in a smoky filled shabby blues bar in Detroit. The loving atmosphere is… Continue reading

Delamere @ Sugarmill 23/05/2014

  • Basically it’s a real big passion of mine to write about music. I love every genre of music so on this blog you will find a mixture of reviews, interviews and live reviews. Most of my posts are from unsigned or locals bands and artists.

  • I also write for Radicals rising
    I’ve written for Ark Stoke
    I write monthy for Purple Soul
    Also had an interview with The Guardian

  • If your a band or artist that would like me to check an EP/album out or would like an interview or maybe you would like me to review you at a gig, whatever it is you can contact me through Twitter at HydeRoadKid_ Facebook at Lucee Clarke and Gmail at

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