Category: Record labels

Black Dogs win record contract at Unsigned rock fest

Just a little update for you regarding the Unsigned Rock Festival hosted by Dr John’s Rock Surgery at the Old Bus Station, Barnstaple. Of the many bands that played the weekend Black Dogs came away from the gig with a

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Burdenhart Records

  Burdenhart Records. Founded only just this month July 2013, Burdenhart Records is planned as a not for profit record label for its founder Ella Thompson, and for a select group of local musicians with the right ethos. I only

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Djevara redux – punk metal band stripped to the bare acoustic essentials

One of the heaviest, punk/metal bands I know stripped down to its bare acoustic essentials I first heard about Djevara WAY, way back in the last millennium, when I was a part of an originals band called Zothique. In the

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Shameful Behaviour – good old honest Heavy Metal from London

Introducing Shameful Behaviour London based heavy metal band Sometimes the source of inspiration for a blog post is something heard on unsigned radio, other times, it is a recommendation from a friend, or a band member posts about their band

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Fearless Vampire Killers – Rock with a hint of Steam Punk

Introducing Fearless vampire Killers Steam Punk rockers who don’t take themselves TOO seriously In fact they cite their genre as “Death Pop” on their Facebook page. Some years ago when I was the lead singer of Led Zep Too, and

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The Longmen – original blues/rock/pop from Derbyshire

Introducing “The Longmen” from Derbyshire I got a message via Facebook, it took a while because FB has this brilliant idea that they are better at deciding which messages I want to read than I am myself. So when I

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Lifesigns band and album review

First thoughts on a Prog album It is quite good fun to try and review a song on first listening. For one thing if it is something that you anticipate being a long time part of your music collection then

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Ian James – intricate eighties retro from Boston USA

Ian James independent musician With a valuable lesson for all How to approach anyone who can help your career I opened my email inbox the other day and, after deleting all the pointless messages from ebay, facebook, youtube etc that just duplicate

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Record Label Bandax

Bands in the Derbyshire area and beyond could try getting in touch with Bandax, a small independant record label that have good contacts, and experience in the business, and will likely increase your sales once your product goes to market. Not exclusively

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The Reasoning

I first heard of The Reasoning when a friend on Myspace (remember Myspace?) posted a link on my wall. “Please check out this band I like.” I did check them out and was absolutely amazed at how good they were.

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