50 words on…Golden Glow

Golden Glow at The Scala, March 21st by Jamie Malcolm Pungent bass, snappy drums and the ‘fuzz’ knob on guitars turned up to 11. They bottle the late 90’s American college radio feeling far more than I felt Yuck managed. Honestly, if they were awful I would still give them top marks for the drummers staggeringlyContinue reading “50 words on…Golden Glow”

Music & Words – Masquerade

Thom Byles, Jess Green, Roundhouse Poets & Sugardrum Thursday 9th May, 7pm doors The Gallery Café, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL £5 advance, £6 on the door Another evening of music and words from Booked and And So She Thinks in the beautiful Gallery Café. Featuring rhythmic acoustic from Thom Byles, SugardrumContinue reading “Music & Words – Masquerade”

BBC Introducing – Musician’s Masterclass 2013 – need to know

On March 21st the BBC ran sessions around the UK inviting musicians, industry experts and fans to learn about the industry, in a day of advice sessions, expert panels, and conferences. Here are some of the highlights and learnings. Some are obvious, some may change the way you have considered things, all are worth reading.Continue reading “BBC Introducing – Musician’s Masterclass 2013 – need to know”

The Garage – Live

There’s nothing better than enthusiasm and an DIY attitude  especially when the output is so good. The Garage-Live TV, a series of six hafl hour programmes is a new show in the North East showcasing local talent and the myriad musical output from the region. Musicians and creative artists from across the region came together toContinue reading “The Garage – Live”

Secret Garden Party – line up announced!

A crazy, chaotic, delightful, eclectic, eccentric, joyous celebration, Secret Garden Party is a festival like no other.  Set in a 220 acre landscaped garden of a Georgian farmhouse in Cambridgeshire, bordering a river and lake, and taking place 25th – 28th July, the festival wins numerous awards, and for good reason. Environmentally conscious, creatively diverse lineContinue reading “Secret Garden Party – line up announced!”