Patrick Campbell-Lyons – Nirvana

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 13:16 | Category : Interview, Podcasts
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Take a trip with Patrick Campbell-Lyons’ through his 50 year musical journey – from Nirvana, Hat and Tie, his songwriting and excellent new solo album. Nirvana – Pentecost Hotel (Single A-side, Philips, 1971) Hat And Tie – Finding It Rough (Single A-side, President, 1967) Nirvana – Tiny Goddess (Single A-side, Island, 1967) Herman’s Hermits – […]

Curvey – The Luck of Eden Hall

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 10:19 | Category : Interview, Live, News
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Gregory Curvey, co-founder of psych-rock stars The Luck of Eden Hall has helped produce a sensational string of releases for over 20 years.                                           Curvey – portrait by Shane Swank Jason Barnard speaks to Curvey […]

The Hummingbirds are Moving On

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 15:30 | Category : Interview
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Liverpool five-piece The Hummingbirds have built a fervent following by taking their music direct to the fans. And you can hear why, their close harmony sound and classic songwriting always hits the mark, with new EP ‘Moving On’ being no exception.  Jason Barnard delves deeper in this QA with the band: thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/the-hummingbirds-moving/

Bruce Sudano Interview

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 19:46 | Category : Interview
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As a songwriter Bruce Sudano has helped craft huge hits for Tommy James and The Shondells, Michael and Jermaine Jackson, Dolly Parton and late wife Donna Summer. However over the past decade he’s found his voice as a solo artist with 2017 seeing the release of new album ‘21st Century World’. Jason Barnard speaks to […]

Stephen Emmer – Interview

Friday, 17 March 2017, 20:21 | Category : Interview
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By Jason Barnard Three years ago, Dutch composer/ arranger and musician, Stephen Emmer released his groundbreaking album International Blue. Celebrating the art of the pop crooner with artists as diverse as Glenn Gregory, Julian Lennon, Tony Visconti and Midge Ure it achieved critical acclaim, and led to Glenn and Tony teaming up for Holy Holy. For Stephen’s new long player, Home Ground, […]

Mark Nevin – My Unfashionable Opinion

Saturday, 4 March 2017, 14:57 | Category : Interview, Mark Nevin
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By Jason Barnard Mark Nevin’s career will always be marked by his time as lead songwriter for Fairground Attraction and as Morrissey’s former songwriting partner. However, over the last twenty years his solo material has provided an outlet for his most personal songs such as ‘The One I Love’, ‘A Ghost Of Summer Past’, ‘The […]