Interview: The Homeless Gospel Choir on touring and the inclusiveness of punk

Feeling overwhelmed by the current state of the world? Folk punk singer The Homeless Gospel Choir is here to make you feel understood. Derek Zanetti, also known as The Homeless Gospel Choir, is a protest singer, author and artist based out of Pittsburgh, PA. Through his on-stage humor and vulnerability, Derek creates an atmosphere of inclusion and community. His latest record, The Homeless Gospel Choir Presents: … Continue reading Interview: The Homeless Gospel Choir on touring and the inclusiveness of punk

Interview: Ben Marwood on his new album, going back to performing live and more

The Reading-based folk singer released his latest record Get Found just last year.  Ever since picking up the guitar in 2004, troubadour Ben Marwood has made his way into the hearts of folk-loving music fans across the UK. In 2011 he released his debut album Outside There’s A Curse via Xtra Mile Recordings. And after plenty more touring, as well as playing with Frank Turner at the 2012 … Continue reading Interview: Ben Marwood on his new album, going back to performing live and more

Interview: Liv Austen talks about new music, playing C2C and more

If you haven’t been listening to Liv Austen’s infectious pop-Americana – it’s about time you start!  Liv Austen’s 2018 has been off to a great start with new music, performances at Country To Country Festival and lots of shows across London. Just last year, the Norwegian-born singer-songwriter made a splash in the UK country and Americana scene with her single The Next Time. Written with Jessica Sharman … Continue reading Interview: Liv Austen talks about new music, playing C2C and more

Interview: Ryan Kinder chats C2C, UK country music and more

American singer-songwriter Ryan Kinder  The Knoxville-born and Alabama-raised country singer just recently visited the UK for the first time to play Country To Country Festival as well as a few shows as part of the C2C Roadshow. Kinder has co-written with some of Nashville’s most successful writers, including Josh Osborne, Ashley Gorley, Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas and Luke Sheets, and has shared the stage with … Continue reading Interview: Ryan Kinder chats C2C, UK country music and more

Interview: The Gospel Youth chat new music and touring the world

Having just completed their UK tour with Aussie pop-punks Tonight Alive, The Gospel Youth chat about new music, always being on tour and why you shouldn’t eat two-day old chicken.  Formed in 2014, The Gospel Youth have previously shared stages with the likes of We Are The Ocean, Mallory Knox, Deaf Havana, Hands Like Houses and many more. In 2016 the band launched a campaign … Continue reading Interview: The Gospel Youth chat new music and touring the world

Glass Peaks share new single ‘(Don’t) Ask Me To Dance’

The trio’s new track is heavier and some of the rawest stuff they’ve done to date.  (Don’t) Ask Me To Dance is the latest release from London/Kent trio Glass Peaks. This song see’s the boys take a dramatic shift in dynamic from their previous material to uncover richer, darker and more aggressive undertones. This release takes the dainty and delicate elements of previous production work … Continue reading Glass Peaks share new single ‘(Don’t) Ask Me To Dance’

River Matthews chats about his new album ‘Imogen’

A record so genuinely beautiful its craft shines through in every single song.  River Matthews is an artist for whom the stars seem to have aligned since the days of playing cover songs in local pubs. A career as a musical therapy teacher, and no small amount of heartbreak has led to working with world renowned songwriter Jamie Scott, supporting Rag ‘N’ Bone Man on his sold-out Human tour, … Continue reading River Matthews chats about his new album ‘Imogen’

Funeral Shakes prove rock’n’roll isn’t dead

Britain’s newest supergroup are on a path to bring back rock’n’roll and their debut album is lighting the way.  Set for release 15 February 2018 via Silent Cult Records, Funeral Shakes was recorded and produced by Steve Sears (The Hell, Krokodil, Palm Reader) at Titan Studios, Watford and combines frenetic punk rock energy with power pop sensibilities, lathered in disdain, with giant hooks, and lung-bursting choruses. With all band members part … Continue reading Funeral Shakes prove rock’n’roll isn’t dead

Scottish pop-punk outfit WOES chat new label and touring with Seaway

Having just finished supporting Canadian pop-punks Seaway on their UK tour, we sat down to talk to singer DJ and drummer Ryan about life on tour and what they have planned for 2018.  2018 has already been off to an exciting start for Scottish pop-punk quartet WOES with a new record deal with UNFD and recently released single Real World. On top of that, the band just … Continue reading Scottish pop-punk outfit WOES chat new label and touring with Seaway

Lizzy Farrall chats new EP and being on the road

British singer-songwriter Lizzy Farrall just wrapped up an eight-date UK tour supporting Seaway.  Ahead of the last date of her UK tour with the Canadian pop-punks, Lizzy talked to us about her brand new EP All I Said Was Never Heard and being on tour. Just before Christmas Lizzy shared her latest video to new track Better With, which premiered via Punktastic, and is taken from her debut EP … Continue reading Lizzy Farrall chats new EP and being on the road