Five Surrey Musicians Feature on M:89 Records Lost Songs Compilation

The Lost Songs campaign aims to seek out the very best songs that have been written but never recorded. The album was recorded at Metropolis Studios where an average of 50% of the UK’s Top 40 Chart is recorded, mixed or mastered. It will be released on M:89 Records. The brainchild of Ticking Tree’s songwriter ‘ADMAN’ Lost Songs is there…

Surrey Alumnae Co-write + Produce New JEFF BECK Album

Since graduating from the Academy of Contemporary Music in 2012 guitar player CARMEN VANDENBERG has hit the ground running – fast tracking a career in the music industry. She performed in BONES alongside singer ROSIE BONES on a sold out European tour, she has also worked with Roger Taylor, Dave Stewart, Kate Nash, Roger Mayer and…

Surrey Country Music Artist Climbs Charts to Reach Number 1

The new single “Love You More” by KATY HURT from Windlesham, Surrey has topped the iTunes Country Charts this week The Academy Of Contemporary Music alumni has been busily pulling in fans since she completed her course in Guildford in March. With an ever-growing fan-base the chances of global success for this young country singer…

RIP DAVE SWARBRICK

The English folk musician, singer-songwriter and mult-instrumentalist Dave Swarbrick has died — 3 June 2016. Swarbrick is most famous for his work with Fairport Convention [1969-1984] and, in particular, the innovative Liege and Lief album (1969) which featured the vocal talents of Sandy Denny and kick-started the electric folk movement. Born in New Malden, Surrey, the family…

LIZA MARSHALL Live in Staines

The country-music songwriter and guitarist Ray Peters usually fronts-up the talented Smokey Turtle Band with the excellent Dean Barnes on guitar and Hannah Cope on bass. But last night the good folks at Staines’s first-class Riverside Club were treated to the honeyed mellifluence of LIZA MARSHALL on vocals. Liza’s voice is remarkable — husky with…