Month: January 2013

Prodigious artistic talent, Joe Inkpen

Joe Inkpen musician, composer, painter, and all art prodigy. Presumably not his real name Joe proved his talents as a painter before studying for a BA in Commercial Music at Canterbury Christ Church University, graduating in 2009. Whilst at

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Spyplane – Acoustic loveliness from Canterbury

Another Federal radio favourite, Spyplane are from Canterbury, in the heart of the garden of England. It certainly bears fruit in some wonderful music and musicians. Spyplane can be an acoustic duo, or a band (which is known as Spyplane

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Map | Best of British

Map | Best of British. Oh I just love stuff like this. You can zoom in or out of this interactive map showing every unsigned band played on this weekly one hour show. Sound Of The Sirens are on there who I

Secrets For September – sublime prog from Devon/Cornwall

You know how it is when you are involved with music, you end up meeting other people in the same game. Sometimes it is in bizarre circumstances, like you get run over by a bus and the paramedic is the

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Sitting In My Room & Across The Pond – The Cream Tangerines (review)

Cream Tangerines songs reviews   Sitting in My Room   Ahh yes, just listening to Federal Radio and this came on. There had been a rather strange electronic track for which I removed my headphones. That caused me to miss

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Lion Tops – 4 piece indi rock pop from London town

Lion Tops Cracking indi/rock/pop outfit from The Big Smoke. Trawling the internet for other unsigned music blogs to steal ideas from I came across a please for bloggers to review this relatively new band from my old home town. They

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Sound Of The Sirens – Mesmerising harmonies from Devon

Sound Of The Sirens Mesmerising harmonies from Devon Hailing from the picturesque city of Exeter in Devon these three beautiful girls with stunning voices weave a blend of acoustic guitars and evocative harmonies that could lure any self respecting mariner to his

Digital Earth – Unique jazz/hip-hop/soul crossover

I’m generally a rock fan at heart although I do like other stuff as well. But this band really must be amazingly good to get me tapping my foot, and singing along to Hip-Hop and then listening to it again

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Blackwater (covers and originals rock band)

Blackwater Top notch hard rock covers and original songs from the English Riviera. A couple of posts on Facebook last night tempted me to go out to The Chill Bar, to see Blackwater newly formed band from Paignton (Torbay, Devon).

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Led Zeppelin tribute bands

The UK’s best Led Zeppelin tribute. In my humble opinion OK so first off, I was in a Led Zeppelin tribute band for seven years. Led Zep Too played gigs all over England and also in Jersey, France, Netherlands, and

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