Tag: unsigned

… 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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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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6 Minutes to Sunrise

Introducing 6 Minutes to Sunrise Southampton Alt Rockers PLEASE NOTE : I first began this article before Christmas and have had a few more attempts to finish it since then. My attention span is variable. As a result some of

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XRP Radio releases huge sampler compilation

Journey Through The Genres 61 Track sampler Album for just £7 on Bandcamp XRP radio is one of my favourite unsigned radio stations. Not just because they became symbiotic with GUBIC right from the start, but also because they maintain, to

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Nasty Little Lonely lo-fi alt punk from Bristol

Dirty, sleezy, noisy attitude From the capital of the SW One of four bands to comment on this blog asking if I would check them out.  “Nasty Little Lonely” are unlikely to appear on next years X-Factor or be played

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New Comments from real bands

Getting real feedback is the best thing Aah, it is such a thrill to open up my pending comments folder and discover that there are no less than FOUR genuine comments from real people today. True, I had to send 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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Olli on the radio 15-12-13

Radio show on The Voice for Sunday 15th December 2013 I’ve not done this for a couple of recent shows and I regret it. It is nice to have a bit of a record of what I plan to talk about

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Anti X-Factor Christmas songs

Why I am against the alternative Christmas No 1 campaigns Please don’t get me wrong, I despise X-Factor. I am still trying to put into words the reasons why it is so badly wrong, because there is almost nothing worse

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Anti-Christmas song

Prog Punk song with a message of errrmm LOVE? Da Mushrooms was a band formed with Joe Inkpen on lead guitar some years ago.  This track became a staple of every XRP radio show for years. It was always played

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