Notes to self
You’re listening to Olli On The Radio The Voice FM, local radio for North Devon – Online – On Digital, and on 106.1 and 107.8 across North Devon.
Thank you to Anna Takken for an excellent show as always.
Coming up we’ve got a host of great unsigned bands from North Devon and beyond, as well as some great music old and new.
Hope you didn’t miss me too much last week and thank you to “Baggy” Adam Bagshaw for covering for me because my band “The Buzz” were playing a gig in Honiton.
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Cloudy for the rest of today but remaining dry with just a 20% chance of rain. Light breezes from the west and temperatures barely into double figures.
Cloud cover keeping temperatures above 5°C with still only a 20% chance of rain.
No change really, cloudy, light westerly breezes, 20% chance of rain and max tempeatures 9°C
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Becoming a little more changeable for the rest of the week winds picking up on Tuesday and Wednesday bringing the odd band of rain between brighter weather, but still fairly mild.
Unsigned bands this week.
Jared Richter band – Essex
This band have been going for a few weeks and have already recorded an excellent single. I had to admire their pluck for asking the likes of Zane Lowe to check it out. Zane is a really really nice guy and I know because I have met him quite a few times.
Anyway, I checked out their song and it’s pretty good, so even if it doesn’t get onto Radio 1 straight away I’m going to give it a go.
Skata Tones -North Devon
Reggae/Ska band from the local area performing a mix of covers and originals.
Bison – Sheffield
One of my favourite bands with five albums to chose from, this week I think a bit of a ska sea shanty should go down well.
Boardwalk Isabella – North Devon
Right, last time I will be playing Resurrection Man for some time, because next Sunday i will be playing you the brand new single The World Is a Mirror which is released on 24th March.
Bombskare – Scotland
Do All Dogs Go To Heaven is a brilliant piece of genre stretching ska with lots of brilliant tempo changes. I love it, I hope you do too.
One Man Boycott – North Devon
He supported Scott Xander Linn & The Broken Bottles last Friday at the Boathouse and I couldn’t go because I was gigging myself.
So here’s “Fingers Crossed” which I was planning to play a while back but couldn’t for technical reasons.
Well she took the trouble to respond to a post on Facebook this morning when I couldn’t decide who to play. So I’m going to play the opening track from her album Wonder Wonder, it’s called Peanut butter.
By the way she wants me to point you at this link for a project she needs your help with.
I haven’t played Sam for a while now and it’s about time I put that right. “Silver Skin” was playlisted for a while so I think I’ll give it a whirl now.
Scott Xander Linn & The Broken Bottles
They played at The Boathouse last Friday and to give you an idea how mega they really are, they had One Man Boycott in support! He’s a headline act in his own right, but he came along and warmed up for them.
Let’s have my personal favourite “Six Feet Under the Bar”