Tag Archives: Jools Holland

Review : Later With Jools Holland 16 September 2014

For a second time within 18 months I have been lucky enough to acquire free tickets for the popular BBC music television show ‘Later With Jools Holland‘ recorded in Maidstone. As usual it had a diverse line up which intrigued … Continue reading

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Impending Sounds : St. Vincent – Digital Witness

Every now and then something stops you in your tracks well this happened the other night whilst watching Later With Jools Holland. I had tuned in to hear my local heroes Kasabian perform, who incidentally didn’t disappoint. But I was … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems : The The – Giant

On Record Store Day 2014 I was only after one record which I finally purchased from Spun-Out in Northampton. This was the 12″ vinyl release of The The’s track ‘Giant’ which is from the 1983 album ‘Soul Mining‘. The album … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems : Squeeze – King George Street

Today I thought I would highlight this not widely known tune by Squeeze dubbed as ‘Up The Junction 2’. Taken from the 1985 album ‘Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti‘ which welcomed the return of Jools Holland to the fold. ‘King George … Continue reading

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Echo & The Bunnymen – A Crystal Day 1984

Channel 4’s The Tube made a special about the show at St. George’s Hall entitled ‘A Crystal Day‘ with the Liverpool band Echo And The Bunnymen. I attended this concert which included us, the fans, doing various things including visiting a … Continue reading

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Review : Martin Stephenson & The Daintees – California Star

Martin Stephenson And The Daintees now have six studio albums completed and many more solo outings by Martin yet for some reason they’ve always fell shy of being on the top table. They started with such promise with the epic … Continue reading

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