Music / Wilko Johnson ‘Blow your mind’ his first album of new material in 30 years !!

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‘I’m supposed to be dead!’ Canvey Island’s Dr Feelgood guitar legend Wilko Johnson was diagnosed in late 2012 with terminal pancreatic cancer. However, despite the doctors’ worst predictions, he continued to perform with a new lust for life and even made the most successful album of his career ‘Going Back Home’ with the legendary Roger… Read more »

Music / Ivor Novello winning songwriter Scott Matthews releases new single ‘Cinnamon’ ahead of Album release on April 27th

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Scott Matthews’ new record, The Great Untold, deserves to be a career defining one. The sixth studio album by the Ivor Novello Award-winning singer-songwriter (Best Song Musically & Lyrically for “Elusive”) is a master class in honesty, instinct and reflection. A largely acoustic recording, Matthews’ new record features sparse production after being recorded over a… Read more »

Music / Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage “Awake” to be released May 11 on Sungrazing Records

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Two years ago, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage stirred the folk and acoustic world with a stand-out debut album and there’s been little slumbering since. Now they are set to release an arresting second studio album, Awake. The combination of Hannah’s outstandingly pure, clear voice, their perfect fit harmonies and Ben’s exquisite dobro are the… Read more »

Music / Don’t Stop This Now – Finbar Furey

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Finbar Furey’s career is wrapped around the roots of Irish folk music. He started as a backing musician for The Clancy Brothers before forming The Fureys and leading this family based band for nearly thirty years. In the 1990s, his talents as musician, songwriter, producer and actor burst forth in a solo career which has… Read more »

Music / Ewan McLennan’s solo tour, ahead of new album in 2019

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Ewan McLennan has come to be known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a burning issue. From a BBC Horizon Award… Read more »

Music / Belshazzar’s Feast return from Down Under, to tour Blighty in May

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Belshazzars Feast

In 1995 Paul Hutchinson (accordion) and Paul Sartin (oboe, violin and vocals) decided to share a musical passion (borne out of the desire to earn sufficient money to support their extravagant lifestyles) and joined forces to create the slapstick,  musical comedy known as Belshazzar’s Feast.   Their joint musicianship and wry humour,  would continue to entertain audiences… Read more »

Music / Levellers share new video for ‘Liberty Song’

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Brighton folk-punk band Levellers have released the video for the newly reworked and acoustic version of Liberty Song taken from their new album, We The Collective, which is out now via On The Fiddle Recordings. The new album, which coincides with the band’s 30th anniversary, was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and produced by John Leckie. It features… Read more »

Music / Topette – UK tour dates announced for April 2018

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Some bands are meant to be.  The Anglo-French acoustic dance band Topette!! is one such…a collective of uninhibited musical adventurers playing self-penned and traditional music from anywhere with a winning mix of bonhomie and grit. Of course it helps that those musicians are some of the finest on the European dance scene… Andy Cutting –… Read more »