Kate Dimbleby

Interview: Kate Dimbleby

November 17, 2014 in Features, Interviews

‘One of the most versatile singers on the jazz/blues circuit’ – daughter of broadcaster David Dimbleby discusses inspiration, improvisation and… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Peggy with banjo

Peggy Seeger to receive Women In Music Award

November 5, 2014 in News

Folk songwriter Peggy Seeger is to be honoured this month with the inaugural ‘Women In Music Award for Creative Inspiration’… Tags: , , , , , ,

Brains Of Britain by Ste McCabe (cover)

Brains Of Britain by Ste McCabe (Album)

September 10, 2014 in Music Reviews

With ‘Brains Of Britain’ Ste McCabe shows that on album number four, he’s lost none of his witty punk zest… Tags: , , , , , ,

Billy Bragg

Sodajerker presents… Billy Bragg

February 10, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Our friends at Sodajerker catch up with the Bard of Barking to discuss killer first lines and songs about icebergs… Tags: ,

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg defends Spotify

November 8, 2013 in News

Billy Bragg argues that the blame should be put on the record labels and not Spotify on the royalties debate… Tags: , , ,

Isle Of Noises

Book review: ‘Isle Of Noises’ by Daniel Rachel

October 7, 2013 in Gear

This book sets out to do for British artists what ‘Songwriters On Songwriting’ did for their US counterparts – and… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg champions indies

September 5, 2013 in News

Then again the singer-songwriter was receiving an Outstanding Contribution To Music gong at the 2013 AIM Awards at the time…… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Camp Bestival 2013

Live review: Camp Bestival 2013

August 26, 2013 in Events, Features

The unashamed garden-party-kid-fest rolls into Lulworth Castle’s grounds again. Aaron Slater investigates and speaks with Levellers’ songwriter Mark Chadwick too… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Camp Bestival

Festival preview: Camp Bestival (1-4 August)

July 15, 2013 in Events, Festivals, News

The likes of Richard Hawley, Ash and Billy Bragg share the bill with Mr Tumble in this truly family festie… Tags: , , , , , ,

Billy Bragg

Bragg to receive award for Outstanding Contribution to Music

July 6, 2013 in News

Celebrated songwriter Billy Bragg is to receive the AIM Independent Music Awards ‘Outstanding Contribution to Music’ tribute this coming September… Tags: , , , ,

Lady Gaga

New albums on the way

January 26, 2013 in News

… from just about everyone, actually! New studio full-lengths are in the pipeline from some of the biggest names in… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg confirmed for next John Peel Lecture

October 5, 2012 in News

The singer-songwriter, campaigner and activist to give BBC 6 Music’s second annual John Peel Lecture at this year’s Radio Festival… Tags: , , , , , ,

Shambala 2012

Live review: Shambala 2012

August 31, 2012 in Events, Features

One of the best-kept secrets on the festival calendar, Shambala’s stunningly diverse musical line-up offers something for just about everyone… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,