Olli’s Radio Show 13-04-14

Olli on the radio
The Voice N Devon

Local radio for North Devon, on digital, online and on 106.1 and 107.8 fm across North Devon

Thank you to Anna Takken for an excellent show as always.

It’s all about the girls today, I decided to pick out 11 superb pieces of music featuring girls.  I could fill a dozen shows with female vocals from unsigned artists so I apologise if your favourite is not here.

  • I’ve got Lenny Savage from Bristol.
  • Kiera Osment from North Devon
  • Spyplane from Kent
  • Holly Morwenna from the deep dark woods on the other side of Devon.
  • Galley Beggar from London
  • Auction for the Promise Club from a country called Cornwall.
  • Daylight Saving from Kent.
  • Sound Of The Sirens from Exeter.
  • The Reasoning from Cardiff
  • Jax from North Devon
  •  Scarlet’s Wake from Nottingham

Weather

Issued at: 0400 on Sun 13 Apr 2014

Today:

Sunny, less than 5% chance of rain, Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Staying dry overnight not much cloud so temperatures could drop low enough for a little frost. Still less than 5% chance of rain. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Monday:

After a chilly start, it will be a fine day with spells of strong sunshine. With winds becoming even lighter, it will feel pleasantly warm in the sun. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Largely fine and sunny. Chilly at night but becoming increasingly warm by day. Probably turning somewhat cloudier through Thursday but it should remain mainly dry.

Unsigned bands

Lenny Savage – Bristol

She’s only done the one album that I’m aware of but she still gigs regularly mostly around the Bristol and Avon area.
Quantrelle has 11 eclectic tracks with a retro feel, broadly similar to Caro Emerald. Track 4 “Satellites

Kiera Osment – North Devon

Of course, immensely talented teenagers are two a penny round these parts, but then again Devon just has more than it’s fair share of talent.

 Spyplane – Kent

Sherrie Tappenden has a voice that just gets me right. It’s not perfect in the way of a polished popstar but I know that she will take that as the compliment it is intended to be. J’Adore is a live recording and the band took delight in switching to reggae just for long enough to make her giggle at the end.

Holly Morwenna – Devon

She’s from the other side of Devon but we won’t hold that against her. She’s a big hit on BBC introducing which is where I first heard her. I am going to play “Open Up The Sky” for you.

Galley Beggar – London

They sound like they should be from Glastonbury or something with their modern take on folk. Outlandish Knight is a traditional folk song with many versions including Steeleye Span’s version titled Lady Isabell and the Elf Knight. This one finishes with a great bit that should get your feet moving.

Auction For The Promise Club

 

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