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…

SWEET REVENGE Rock the Surrey Young Superstar Awards Show

A Lingfield, Surrey indie rock four-piece band (now based in Guildford and studying at the Academy of Contemporary Music) calling themselves “Sweet Revenge” delivered a superior performance at the Surrey Young Superstars Award this year, held at the upscale Guildford Harbour hotel on Sunday, May 8th. The young band won a contest organized by the Academy…

SKINDRED Share Secrets of Survival for Students of Surrey ACM

SKINDRED SHARE SECRETS OF SURVIVAL FOR STUDENTS OF SURREY SKINDRED’S frontman Benji Webbe and guitarist Mikey Demus dropped into Guildford’s ACM (Academy Of Contemporary Music) in Surrey to talk to the students about how best to endure and deliver in the music business. They also played a special acoustic set. Formed in 1998, SKINDRED have…