In the spotlight: The Art Crimes Band

The Art Crimes Band are a six-piece R&B/Soul band from Cork (Ireland) consisting of Grace McMahon (vocals), Gary Baus (alto saxophone), Niall Dennehy (drums & percussion), Stephen Kirby (guitars), Tim O’Leary (bass) and Katie O’Donnell (piano & keyboards). I asked the band some questions… How and when did the band form? Niall Dennehy: “We’re allContinue reading “In the spotlight: The Art Crimes Band”

New Release – Nothing to Lose by Shadow of Light feat. Charlie Sanderson and JMac

Raised in Wolverhampton (UK), Shadow of Light was part of the emerging UK Garage scene in the late 90s. He was a DJ on 106.3 Frontline FM, and the passion for the genre has never faded. Emersed by UK Garage, hip hop and jungle from an early age, Shadow of Light’s productions have echoes ofContinue reading “New Release – Nothing to Lose by Shadow of Light feat. Charlie Sanderson and JMac”

New Release – Hey There by SD Charlton

Shaun Charlton was born in Nottingham, but was raised and is still living in Lincolnshire. He has released two EPs and a solo album ‘Better Late Than Never’. His latest song ‘Hey There’ releases on 27th November. What inspired you to write ‘Hey There’? “I actually wrote this song for my band project but theContinue reading “New Release – Hey There by SD Charlton”

New Release – These Four Walls (album) by In the forest

In the forest formed when two sisters and their husbands had a family holiday to Dorset (UK). The song ‘On the run‘ was written and life with a different kind of band began. With four vocals and two main instruments to write with, the band have a distinct focus on the song and vocal harmonies.Continue reading “New Release – These Four Walls (album) by In the forest”

In the spotlight: Mulholland Jive

Mulholland Jive is an instrumental funk-rock project led by Irish musician Ben Mulholland, a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Cambridge (UK). Inspired by Snarky Puppy, Vulfpeck, Muse and The White Stripes, Mulholland Jive makes energetic, catchy, piano-heavy bops. Mulholland Jive has released two EPs, ‘Intergalactic’ in April 2021 and ‘Supernova’ in February 2022. Mulholland JiveContinue reading “In the spotlight: Mulholland Jive”

New Release – Del Rey Sunshine by Eleanor Collides

Eleanor Collides is the solo project of singer, songwriter and guitarist Nick Ranga (UK). Named after Nick’s childhood imaginary friend, Eleanor Collides started life as a lockdown project in March of 2021 when a group of London based musicians got together to support each other in writing, recording and releasing music. His debut album ‘PeopleContinue reading “New Release – Del Rey Sunshine by Eleanor Collides”

New Release – Not a demo anymore (album) by Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith is a singer-songwriter from Hampshire (UK). He started playing music in his secondary school days, but only started putting music out properly at the back end of 2020. He released an EP ‘I Hate It I Own It’ in 2020 and a full length album ‘I just want to sleep’ in 2021. HisContinue reading “New Release – Not a demo anymore (album) by Charlie Smith”

New Release – Kiss of the Universe by Neon Black Dreams

‘Kiss of the Universe’ is the debut album from Ukrainian synthpop band Neon Black Dreams. The album is a concept story from beginning to end and a new chapter has been released each month in 2022 culminating in the self-titled release and conclusion of this story. The 11 tracks follow our lead characters on anContinue reading “New Release – Kiss of the Universe by Neon Black Dreams”

New Release – Whisper in the Dark by Sophie and Alex Dorsten

Sophie Dorsten is an international recording artist sharing her strong, dynamic sound with the world. Over lockdown she joined forces with her brother Alex. They create some amazing and beautiful melodic indie-pop; they work well together as you can hear on their songs – the lyrics, creativity, music, and production are beyond their years. TheirContinue reading “New Release – Whisper in the Dark by Sophie and Alex Dorsten”