Ok, I’m having some time off from Spotify playlists, but luckily, other people are not. So big thanks for David Jackson (aka @JacksonWylde on Twitter) for producing the Butterflies Never Cry playlist.
Cult British R&B band The Birds, the band that kickstarted Ronnie Wood's career, are back on the scene after a break of more than 40 years. Ron isn't in the line-up of the band once described as ‘London’s greatest R&B group’, he's probably busy doing the Faces reunion. Vocalist Ali […]
We're getting back on track with site updates after various interruptions, including a new club focus, this time on London's Rock 'n' Roll Soul. Martin Horsfield talks us through the club, which has been around since 2001, offering vintage tracks that rock and tracks with soul. Hence the name. The […]
Not really a new band as such, but The Keys just might be a new band to you. Formerly known as Murry The Hump and talked up by Joe Strummer and John Peel, the band are now doing the rounds under the new(er) name, with a new album, Fire Inside, […]
If you're a fan of revival bands or just live music, you might want to get yourself to Midsummer Modness 2010, which takes place at the Sound Bar in Birmingham. Taking place on the 17th July 2010 from midday to 4am, the event features the likes of The Purple hearts, […]
We reviewed the band's Psych Ward album back in 2008, but The Urges are still doing the rounds, with a gig in Belfast on 29th May 2010 to play some new material and old. The band plus support can be caught at The Pavilion, Ormeau Road, Belfast, with support from […]
Ok, it might not be the same as seeing them in the mid to late 1960s, but you'll have a rare chance to see The Standells in London in June. Indeed, the first time the band has ever played the UK. The date is Saturday 19th June, the location is […]
In and around Glasgow? Like garage and psych? You'll want to check out our latest club focus, which is Eyes Wide Open in Glasgow. That's what you'll get once a month, along with live bands and guests DJs. if you want to know more about it, check out the feature, […]