“The music is the ante-room you have go through to get the measure of someone.” It was great to grab some time with Pete last week, he was incredibly generous with his time, and the unique and deep answers he gave across a range of musical topics. He also has a great way of putting … Continue reading Interview | Pete Paphides talks about Broken Greek, the three records he’d save from a burning house and more
The Thomas Scott Quintet release their new album, Marionette, on 22 November. With a pre sale for the white vinyl and CD starting on 24 October. More details here. I caught up with Tommy to talk about the new album and also his time in 90’s pop mavericks, Space, and further back in time to … Continue reading Interview with Tommy Scott – talking about his new album, Space, musical influences and Eric’s. Plus album review.
“There was one of those old Sony cassette players, I hit play and Baba O’Riley came on – and that was it, my whole world went out the window.” I was incredibly lucky to spend 50 minutes, down a rather grainy Zoom line, with legendary bass player Guy Pratt. He should need no introduction, but … Continue reading Interview with Guy Pratt – talking Floyd, Saucers, Marr, Bowie, musical influences & more
Was very lucky to grab a chat with Pete Wilkinson, about his musical journey with Shack, Cast, Echo and the Bunnymen, and his latest Project, Aviator and the new album ‘All you haters’. You’ll may also know from my previous post that Shack’s Waterpistol is one of my all time favourite albums, so plenty of … Continue reading Interview with Pete Wilkinson – talking Shack, Cast, Bunnymen, Aviator & more
Film review and interview with Director Hannah Berryman This Saturday, on BBC 4 and BBC Wales, sees the premiere of a great documentary that tracks the story of the people and music that was made at Rockfield Studios in Monmouthshire. I was lucky enough to get a preview and interview with Director Hannah Berryman. More … Continue reading Rockfield – the studio on the farm
Five Thirty - Bed The pop-art, psych and mod of their debut album Bed. My take on their classic, including a new interview with bassist and songwriter Tara Milton! To interview Tara after all these years of listening to the music has been brilliant – his insight on the music went beyond my expectations. We … Continue reading Out through the red door – the magic of Five Thirty