Music / 15/12/2020 John Martyn – My favourite guitarist and singer

“Keep on loving while your love is strong / Keep on loving ‘til your love is gone” – ‘Small Hours’, from his album One World [1977] John Martyn could be horrible. He was a domestically abusive husband, a neglectful father, and a publicly violent alcoholic. Interviewed later in life, he said, “You know, when I...

Music / 15/12/2020 Venue’s albums of the year

Phoenix by Dirty Loops Sam Gardham Dirty Loops have been described as a muso’s wet dream. From Sweden, the three members – singer and pianist Jonah Nilsson, bassist Henrik Linder, drummer Aron Mellergård – are virtuosic classical and jazz-trained pop musicians. Phoenix, their first album since 2014’s Loopified, has been a while in the making...

Music / 15/12/2020 Norwich rock band Settlem3nt to release new single ‘Lucid Dreams’

Norwich alternative rock band Settlem3nt are set to release their second and last single of the year – ‘Lucid Dreams’ – on the 18th of December. The four-piece band formed in 2018, going on to release an album in 2019 titled Incisions and another single in 2020 titled ‘Champagne,’ described as the first ‘completely self-recorded...

Music, Venue / 24/11/2020 “Why are you doing music if it’s just to play in your room?”: A talk with Floral Image

I had the great honour of speaking with Norwich psychedelic rock band, Floral Image, in preparation for their single “Why I Leave” and subsequent music video. You can find their video on YouTube and Facebook Watch, and the single is on Spotify and Bandcamp. Floral Image consists of Fergus (guitar, vocals), Jack (Keys, vocals), Julian...

Music, Venue / 24/11/2020 Deep Cuts- Fleetwood Mac – Did You Ever Love Me

Since being formed in 1967 by the late Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac has gone through several sound changes, multiple image changes & numerous line-up changes. The most famous of which is the one that spanned from 1973 to the late eighties and consisted of Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, and Christine & John McVie....


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