Van Morrison – Still on Top: Greatest Hits – Review

The “Still on Top” Greatest Hits album by Van Morrison (born George Ivan Morrison) is a great album in my opinion. It’s not very often I get chance to review albums such as… Continue reading

Paul Weller Sonik Kicks – Review

At the age 53 Paul Weller is still writing songs. Sonik Kicks is Weller’s 11th album and is the loudest, noisiest and most eclectic. In this album Graham Coxon and Noel Gallagher make… Continue reading

Plan B – The Defamation of Strickland Banks – Review

The Defamation of Strickland Banks is the second studio album that was released in 2010 by the man from London Ben Drew, more commonly known by his stage name Plan B. This album… Continue reading

3’s A Riot Tonight The Sun Comes Up – Review

A big crowd pleaser 3’s A Riot have released their debut album ‘Tonight the Sun Comes Up’. This indie/rock/alternative band will certainly get your toes tapping or head banging. This quartet has a… Continue reading

Vintage Trouble The Bomb Shelter Sessions – Review

Soulful, 1960’s like band and sharply suited ‘Vintage Trouble’ got their recognition from the incendiary appearance on Later…With Jools Holland. This carefully played rock’n’roll album starts with ‘Blues Hand me down’. With its… Continue reading

Laura Marling A Creature I Don’t Know – Review

At just the age of 22 and got 3 albums out Marling as this album says is still ‘a creature we don’t know’. This album picks up from where she left us with… Continue reading

Michael Kiwanuka Home Again- Review

Eyebrows were raised by British press and radio when Michael Kiwanuka topped last year’s BBC sound of Poll. The faux vintage singer/songwriter and guitarist from London is in the 60’s, 70’s style when… Continue reading

Pete Roe The Merry-Go-Round – Review

Do you like Mumford & Sons? Do you like Laura Marling? If so this bristolian hidden treasure is one to check out. It’s just one man and one guitar playing heartfelt folk tracks,… Continue reading

David Crowder*Band – About to fold with their final album “Give Us Rest”

12 years down the line with only three or four moments of conflict and the David Crowder Bandare this month playing their final gig. The Texans took modern worship music to some unexpected… Continue reading

Band of Skulls Sweet Sour – Review

Band of Skulls had released their new album; it has 10 tracks which essentially carry the flag of guitar, bass, and drum trios where other acts have grown fatigued and clichéd. ‘Sweet Sour’… Continue reading

  • 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

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