Tag: progressive rock

Open mic nights at the Sandpiper Inn, Ilfracombe

Open Mic at the Sandpiper Inn Ilfracombe Every Thursday from 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm The Sandpiper Inn, in Ilfracombe is now hosting a regular open mic night in their upstairs function room. Hosted by the band Psylum, with Harvey

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Badly Worn Toy – Gig dates

Badly Worn Toy at The Palladium, Bideford. Yes, I am banging on about my own band again. If you have a problem with that, feel free to write a guest blog post about your band and tell everyone how wonderful

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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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Badly Worn Toy – Surrogate Suns – update

One door closes, another opens Big developments for my own musical career At the start of 2013 I was in two bands. One was Surrogate Suns which I had been putting together for the previous six months and which I

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Indigo Child – Classic rock from the East Midlands.

Indigo Child I got told about this band by a friend on Facebook, by the name of Darren. He is an old fan of Led Zep Too and a good judge of music if ever there was one. I must

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New Messiahs – Are they my new favourite band?

They’re not the messiah, but they are a very good band! A four piece hailing from Doncaster/Barnsley. (Not Bethlehem)   Once again with thanks to Federal Radio for introducing me to this enthusiastically unfashionable (their own words) band. The New

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Prodigious artistic talent, Joe Inkpen

Joe Inkpen musician, composer, painter, and all art prodigy. http://www.joeinkpen.co.uk 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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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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Badly Worn Toy

Badly Worn Toy is a band consisting of five of the very best musicians from North Devon.  However (at least to date) there is no website or even a facebook page. The band consists of local guitar legend Harvey Hudson,

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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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