Tag: originals

Jaz Delorean (solo)

Jaz Delorean – the album The lead singer and pianist of Tankus The Henge, a prodigious talent, who can also be seen playing trombone and accordion in the band’s live sets, dressed in a battered hat and a variety of suits usually in

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… sod that; read this.

RIGHT, I was writing my first post in ages when……. It wasn’t going well. I’m sharing this computer with an eight year old girl who watches Barbie videos on YouTube. Not professional videos but videos of grown up women playing

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Until Day Breaks by Expected Boy

Track 7 from XRP Radio Journey Through Genres Expected Boy sound a bit like a Californian punk band but with an English lead singer, so it is perhaps a little UN-expected that they are in fact from Hyvinkää in … nope, I

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Switchstance by Philtrum

Review ofTrack 6 of Journey Through Genres from XRP Radio Switchstance is two and three quarter minutes of frenetic drumming, power riffs, and punk vocals, from Kent based punk trio Philtrum. Philtrum have a Bandcamp page (with a single “Permanent” featuring

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Jekyll – Indie rock from Blackpool

Actually they’re from Thornton Cleveleys to be specific. It comes to something when on the 3rd of Jan you make a note to write an article about a band and it is the 12th of Feb before you make a

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One Man Boycott

Bristol based pop punk with an alt folk flip side One Man Boycott is actually just one man. Joe Brewer, a singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist from Bristol. What’s the connection? I first heard of this artist as a result of

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Julian Langer – a darker shade of folk

North Devon’s Julian Langer Folk with a bit of an edge. Not that Julian’s music is all sombre or moody but without a doubt there is depth to these tunes. Even on a track like “Penny” which has a rather

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Yazzy Chamberlain 3 Kisses

Album review I wrote about Yazzy Chamberlain previously, although not in much detail. I observed the interesting fact that here in North Devon we have at least two child prodigies (Kiera Osment being the other) both 14 year old girls,

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Helghyer –

Lyrical mystical folk with a Cornish flavour Helghyer is a singer songwriter originally from Kernow, now based in Berkshire. Her music and lyrics are influenced by her Celtic roots but not in the stereotypical fiddles and bodhrans and shamrocks sense.

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Scott Xander Linn & the Broken Bottles

Folk rock blues from North Devon Coming up soon at my local festival. The Landmark Theatre has regular festivals throughout the year. October’s event is called The Folk and Cider festival, although they’ve promised to have at least some ale for

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