In the spotlight: Subterfuge

Subterfuge were formed in Düsseldorf (Germany) in 1991. They are one of a handful German first generation indiepop groups that are still around. Between 1993 and 2005 the band recorded four studio albums. Their third one ‘I Do Birds’ was also released in Japan. Then priorities of the band members shifted towards solo projects whileContinue reading “In the spotlight: Subterfuge”

 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”

In the spotlight: Grace can’t play guitar

Grace can’t play guitar are Chris Payne and Mick Tyler, two friends from Brighton who collaborated on various music projects together and gave it a spin for a whole new non-genre specific sound. For this spotlight I had a chat with Chris, the songwriter of the band. In the late 80s you played in anContinue reading “In the spotlight: Grace can’t play guitar”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Orange Skyline

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Orange Skyline: ‘Oasis was our stepping stone to a magical mystery tour of music’ Amsterdam-based indie rock band, Orange Skyline, brought out their thumping, anthemic single, ‘Shine On’, last month and have several new singles in the works. The band comprises Stefan van der Wielen (vocals), his brother Niels (guitar),Continue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Orange Skyline”

In the spotlight: Rufusking

The four members of Dutch band Rufusking will prepare a fine musical meal for you with their special ingredients. They serve you rock songs with a pinch of indie, a flavour of blues and a taste of the rougher stuff. And they are ready to serve their music to the world! Rufusking are Jan (bass),Continue reading “In the spotlight: Rufusking”

In the spotlight: The Unknown Brothers

The Unknown Brothers are songwriting duo Andrew Harper and Ciaran Ryan from Swansea (UK). Andrew is the lead vocalist and primary lyricist. Andrew’s vocal influences include The Manics, The Beatles and The Kinks. Ciaran is all about the guitars. He taught himself to play guitar. His influences include Pink Floyd, The Manics and Arcade Fire.Continue reading “In the spotlight: The Unknown Brothers”