New Release – Live At The ElMo (album) by Andre Pettipas and the Giants

Nova Scotia (Canada) based rock band Andre Pettipas and the Giants released their sophomore album ‘No Fools No Fun’ in 2021. They are to release a live album ‘Live At The ElMo’ with 22 tracks on June 17th. Time for me to ask lead singer Andre Pettipas some questions about the upcoming live album. WhyContinue reading “New Release – Live At The ElMo (album) by Andre Pettipas and the Giants”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Diplomatic Immunity

‘We have the philosophy that the dynamics have to be on point – you shouldn’t be bored as a listener’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Danish grunge rockers Diplomatic Immunity released their incredibly anthemic single ‘Now’s The TIme’ this week, a song that begs to be put on repeat, over and over again.Continue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Diplomatic Immunity”

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”

In the spotlight: Portraits of Sawyer

Portraits of Sawyer is a two-man rock band consisting of Ben Wiggins (lead vocals, keys, guitar) and Adam Garcia (guitars, vocals, percussion). Adam and Ben started the band in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in 2008. They’ve both been hailing from Vermont since 2017. How did you meet and how did your collaboration come about? AHG: “WeContinue reading “In the spotlight: Portraits of Sawyer”

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”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Pin Stripes

by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist http://www.inthebucketplaylist.com Interview with Pin Stripes: ‘Photographs are like a slice of time, it’s the same with a song’ Lidköping, Sweden-based Americana duo, Pin Stripes, brought out their second album, These Dark Streets, last month and are now working on a new album that is taking them back toContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Pin Stripes”

The Bucket Playlist’s Interview with Fendahlene

by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist http://www.inthebucketplaylist.com Interview with Fendahlene: ‘I come out of the studio a better musician, it’s comfortable to be locked away for 10 hours a day’ Aussie transplants to the UK, Fendahlene, brought out their latest single, ‘A New Thread’, last week, a song celebrating new beginnings, and which theyContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s Interview with Fendahlene”

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”