In the spotlight: Ali Gilbert

Ali Gilbert is a singer/songwriter from the small town of Tamworth in the West Midlands (UK). He has been performing and writing music since his early 20’s. When he’s not performing at gigs and writing songs, he loves spending time with his family, playing football and hitting the gym. I always like to ask artistsContinue reading “In the spotlight: Ali Gilbert”

The Bucket Playlist interview with Texas King

‘Every song takes you on a journey’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist London, Ontario rock band Texas King brought out their EP ‘Changes’ earlier this month and are working on a full-length album that they hope to release next year. The band comprises frontman Jordan MacDonald, Colin Gray (lead guitar/back-up vocals), Phil SpinaContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist interview with Texas King”

The Bucket Playlist interview with Cavalcade

‘There’s so much energy when we’re in a room together, it helps tell the story in a different way’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist London-based rock band Cavalcade is gearing up to release their debut EP next spring, which will feature one of their favourite unreleased tracks to date, ‘Sunshine Child’. The band comprises ConnorContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist interview with Cavalcade”

The Bucket Playlist interview with The Maguas

‘With ‘Sour Hands’ as the opener, it’s clear off the bat that this a different kind of Maguas album’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Scranton, PA emo/alt-rock band The Maguas is gearing up to release their EP ‘Evergreen’ on 17 December, diving deep into dark and vulnerable lyrical themes. The band comprises ErikContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist interview with The Maguas”

The Bucket Playlists interview with Catalyst

 ‘I think this album is very versatile, there are a lot of dynamics, it’s very emotional for us’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist St Gallen alt rock duo Catalyst released their third album (after two EPs), A Normal Day last month (October), offering us a slice of rock that is full of surprises.Continue reading “The Bucket Playlists interview with Catalyst”

The Bucket Playlists interview with KID DAD

‘There are many vibes and emotions in our songs, we try to give every song what it deserves’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Paderborn, Germany-based alt rock band KID DAD, released their EP ‘Bloom’ on 10 November, offering us a series of songs that run the full gamut of emotions, including the singleContinue reading “The Bucket Playlists interview with KID DAD”

The Bucket Playlists interview with Civic Green

‘The five songs we’re putting out, they’re all different entities in their own way’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist In October, Barnsley, Yorkshire-based indie rock band Civic Green, released their second single ‘Nowhere Close’ from their upcoming debut EP ‘Sailing A River’, which will be released later this year. The band comprises DannyContinue reading “The Bucket Playlists interview with Civic Green”

 The Bucket Playlists interview with The Racket

 ‘There’s something just so addictive and energising about playing in a room together’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Widnes four-piece and appropriately named The Racket are gearing up for the release of one of their next singles, ‘The White Ace’.  The band comprises Callum Codd (vocals and guitar), Dom Eaton (drums), Mikey SmithContinue reading ” The Bucket Playlists interview with The Racket”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Petty Cassettes

 ‘We’ve taken rocky acoustic, think a grungy Toy Story!’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Glasgow-based punk rock ‘n’ rollers Petty Cassettes have brought out their single ‘Rydo & Julianne’ today (24 September), a song that explores the nuances of an abusive relationship. The band comprises David (vocals and guitar), Francesco (bass) and CiaranContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Petty Cassettes”