Ben Haskins New Release on HPBC Records

During Covid restrictions musical networks sometimes strengthened and bore fruit. The regular jazz nights at the Hyde Park Book Club (HPBC) have led to a number of releases, despite forced separation from the venue. The latest of these, by the Ben Haskins Quartet, is clearly the product of lockdown. The double A side on HPBC […]

In Conversation With Catrin Vincent, Another Sky

London’s very own Another Sky released their debut album “I Slept On the Floor” via legendary label Fiction Records, and I, Charlotte Staunton Gill, had the pleasure of chatting to Catrin about what the band have been up to and what’s in store for future shows.  Since the release of their debut single in 2018, […]

Seasick Steve Releases Long-awaited New Album

Blues singer Seasick Steve first appeared on the UK music scene when he guested on Jools Holland’s 2006 Hootenanny. He made his mark. Earlier this year, his sold out shows and main stage festival performances were swept away by COVID-19. He has, however, produced his eagerly awaited album, Love and Peace, which I dipped into […]

FUDGE’s Lyric Video Released Today!

FUDGE. has released a lyric video of their second single, ‘Not A Threat, Just A Warning’, marking the start of the band’s new ventures, as well as the impact of their first two years on the scene. The track has been showcased on BBC Introducing West Yorkshire and BBC Radio 6, and has attracted the […]

Dream Wife ‘So When You Gonna..’

Initial reactions and first impressions are considered somewhat important, and my first thoughts on this record are that it is just excellent.   This is a really impressive piece of work by Alice Go, Bella Podpadec and Rakel Mjöll who have already been described as “The U.K. art punks make music that’s roiling with feminist rage […]