LOWER THAN ATLANTIS Join ACM at Learn To Play Day

A musician from the English rock band LOWER THAN ATLANTIS will to help give FREE music lessons at Guildford to celebrate National Learn To Play Day. With National Learn To Play Day coming up soon the ACM [Guildford’s Academy of Contemporary Music] are celebrating early by giving away FREE music lessons on 18th June at…

Kindred Spirit Phoenix Rising

When hundreds of police and judicial officers were mobilized to evict the Gypsies at Dale Farm in Essex (the largest concentration of travellers in the UK) the TV cameras identified a young Irish traveller girl who stood, staring imploringly, directly into the camera lens. She said “What will we do when all the hippies are…

Connor Stephens Band Figment of Imagination Review

Stephen Connor and the band will be heading to the bright lights of London to perform as part of a 4 band line up at The Enterprise, Camden Town – Friday 3rd April 2015. The Enterprise in Camden is right opposite Chalk Farm Tube. Ashtead, Surrey based Stephen Connor (Lead Vocal & Rhythm Guitar) with George…

Y G H D White Eyes Review

Kingston upon Thames (UK) indie-rock band Y G H D (pronounced ‘younghood’) have already released their classy single ‘Velvet’ – with it’s fiery guitars, simpering voice and rattling-good rhythms – this song has a significantly stimulating chorus. Now, the band are set to release their next single ‘White Eyes’ – We had a first listen:…

Good Old Boys in Staines

The Good Old Boys were on fine form last night at the Riverside Club Staines – 22ND JANUARY 2015. These champions of rock ‘n’ roll are consistent, knowledgeable and incredibly accomplished musicians. But, perhaps, after all these years of gigging, one might expect their efforts to be time-worn, devoid of freshness … maybe even predictable.…

Phoenix Rising Album Preview – Kindred Spirit

There is a certain regal oak named ‘Kindred Spirit’ … but for us “Kindred Spirit” means only one thing … the locally based five-piece, electric folk rock band that features the radiant and deeply moving voice of Elaine Samuels. The band line up also includes Gavin Jones (electric violin) Catherine Dimmock (flute and sax) Mike…