In the spotlight: Alex Francis

Singer/songwriterAlex Francis was raised in the sleepy Hertfordshire town of Hitchin (UK), but moved to Brighton to realise his musical dreams in a more creative and exciting environment. He is currently based in London. Alex first introduced himself in 2017 when he was invited to be the guest vocalist on Melanie C’s single ‘Hold On’.Continue reading “In the spotlight: Alex Francis”

New Release – Mountain Song by Sophie and Alex Dorsten

Award winning, international recording artist Sophie Dorsten is an Indie-Pop/Alt Z singer/songwriter born and raised in the Phoenix, Arizona area (USA). Sophie has been writing and releasing EP’s and singles since she was 13. “Music is my passion and I love that I can do this every day.” When the world shut down and theContinue reading “New Release – Mountain Song by Sophie and Alex Dorsten”

New Release – ‘A Little Piece Of Me’ by Brave New Broken Hearts Club

Brave New Broken Hearts Club is the vehicle for north London (UK) born songwriter and producer Neil Phillimore. Neil’s writing and producing skills for many years were put to use running a not-for-profit organisation, songwriting and recording for the wellbeing and mentoring of youth. The origins of his own creative project were simply the exercisingContinue reading “New Release – ‘A Little Piece Of Me’ by Brave New Broken Hearts Club”

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”

In the spotlight: Fendahlene

Fendahlene was formed in Sydney in late 1994 by Paul Whiteley, Ashley Hurst and Ben Felton. After a long run as a live act round Sydney, with two albums and two EPs under their belt, Fendahlene relocated to Europe in 2006 and both Paul and Ashley ended up living in England. After a break theyContinue reading “In the spotlight: Fendahlene”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with The Kecks

‘We’re quite dark guys, we want a tinge of darkness’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Hamburg-based indie rock band The Kecks are gearing up to record an EP with Gordon Raphael, the renowned producer behind the first two albums by The Strokes. They’re an international bunch, featuring Lennart Uschmann from Austria (vocals), Samuel TelfordContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with The Kecks”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with The Islas

‘It’s a belter, we got a real blast of serotonin playing it!’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Norwich-based indie rock band The Islas have released their debut EP ‘Oblivion’ today (27 August), marking one of the best EPs of the year and giving us six tracks about love, loss and dissatisfaction that showcaseContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with The Islas”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Silvertwin

 ‘I’d love to write a song with Benny and Björn from ABBA, it would be a masterclass in how to do it’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist London-based indie band Silvertwin have released their first full-length eponymous album today (16 July), which blends 60’s nostalgia, Beatlesey melodies and a nod to 70’s discoContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Silvertwin”