Bruce Springsteen is a legend, a man at the very epicentre of his own stories whether he's playing to a select few on Broadway or he’s making the foundations of a football stadium shake with an exhilarating E Street Band show. The audience may change in size and geographic location but the stories remain the same and the people who come to see him … [Read More...] about Born to ?
Glenn Knudsen had the privilege of catching up with one of America's most revered punk rockers recently ... here's what went down! Richie Ramone enjoyed almost a five year stint with The Ramones, and is one of only three surviving proper members of the band, though those who write about the legendary group sometimes neglect to pay him his … [Read More...] about RICHIE RAMONE – ONCE A RAMONE, ALWAYS A RAMONE!
Discover Weekly, introduced in 2015, is Spotify’s successful algorithmic sales pitch; it keeps you hooked and monetises your data. It’s been such a successful feature they have been investing ever more resources into it. It also censors what you can … [Read More...] about If you stand in a stream don’t be surprised if you end up wet
Last year 3.9 million people attended music festivals in the UK. While Glastonbury is considered to be the ultimate, festivals are literally multiplying like unneutered guinea pigs in a shoddily run pet shop with every cricket ground, Butlins Holiday … [Read More...] about Too Many Festivals…
Something a little bit special is happening down at Night People in Manchester on Friday, May 18th. Nearly 30 years since the release of their first single, The Charlatans are taking their music back to where it all started for them: Northwich … [Read More...] about Catch The Charlatans Sold Out Northwich Show on the Big Screen!
‘Tracks’ - Snowapple Well, here we have, yet another addition, to the wonderful catalogue of recordings, by a totally original band - and I mean, totally creative, and original! Snowapple are a group of multi-instrumentalists and singers from the … [Read More...] about Another fabulous new album from this terrific band!
’Anyday,Now……Everyday’ by Andrew Clegg What do you get when you bring together two well-respected music composers from opposite sides of the world together and ask them to provide a little musical magic to the solo guitar repertoire? Then, … [Read More...] about An album of new Guitar music from Japan and Britain – what’s not to like!
So a little over two years ago, I got the keys to my first house, picture the scene…There was so much mould I think the growing black organisms had formed a workers union and were demanding better facilities and the once beige walls now resembled … [Read More...] about Have Downloads Killed the CD Star?