In the spotlight: Vix20

Vix20 comprises of Gary Mills and CJ, two music industry veterans who became so disillusioned with the state of every element of the music industry that they walked away, vowing never to return. Years later the duo have returned to the industry they previously left behind. This time with the help of Kill and Rich. IContinue reading “In the spotlight: Vix20”

In the spotlight: Leigh Thomas

Leigh Thomas is a singer/songwriter and guitarist based in Melbourne, Australia. He was raised on a farm in the country. “Farming life can be hard, and as a child you are exposed to the harsh realities of life, and you are not answerable to anyone except the elements. There is an enormous sense of freedomContinue reading “In the spotlight: Leigh Thomas”

In the spotlight: the Gastown Panic

Glaswegian duo The Gastown Panic has been making music together for a long time, but as a duo since 2017. They won best indie pop act in the radio Wig Wam online radio awards 2020. Time time sit down with Martin and Gordon to learn a little more about them. “We’re self-financed and self-produced andContinue reading “In the spotlight: the Gastown Panic”

In the spotlight: Tsau

Tsau are a three-piece band from Russia. Band members Sergey, Andrey and Umid were all born in different parts of the USSR, which later became different countries – Russia and Uzbekistan. Eventually, they all moved to Moscow to start working for the same company and they met at the office. During one of the coffee breaksContinue reading “In the spotlight: Tsau”

In the spotlight: Marveline

Marveline is the eclectic solo project of Pete Marley, who also plays in a band called Nature Strip. He was born in England, but his family emigrated to Australia when he was very young. Pete Marley is currently living in Sydney, Australia. “I’ve lived in London a couple of times. It was great, so muchContinue reading “In the spotlight: Marveline”

In the spotlight: VAN TASTIK

VAN TASTIK is a one man blues band mixing blues, rock and american folk. He was born into a French-American family who travelled the world. VAN is currently based in the Netherlands. What can you tell us about yourself? “I go by VAN TASTIK, VAN, The Reverend VAN or The Rev. I’ve got a darkContinue reading “In the spotlight: VAN TASTIK”

In the spotlight: Rī Wolf

In 2020 Rī Wolf launched his single ‘I Wish I Could‘. He has consistently pushed out singles every month since October 2020. ‘I wish I could’ wasn’t his first ever release. Rī Wolf used to record music under his real name Darren Flowers, but had taken close to 10 years off of music to focus onContinue reading “In the spotlight: Rī Wolf”

In the spotlight: Erol Oz

Erol Oz is a 35-year old singer-songwriter currently residing in St. Petersburg, Florida (USA). Erol is a classically trained guitarist whose music defies genre boundaries. He’s originally from Indiana which according to Erol was pretty boring, so he spent most of his time playing guitar. Erol has been playing guitar since he was about 10,Continue reading “In the spotlight: Erol Oz”

In the spotlight – Lyon Tide

An Englishman, an Indian man and an Italian all walked into an art class at college. They messed around with a couple of paints, life drew a few nudes then decided to form a band and make music. Today they are known as Lyon Tide — an unsigned alternative pop/rock band from Birmingham (UK). TheyContinue reading “In the spotlight – Lyon Tide”