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It’s Time

They say that a day is a long time in politics. In the music industry, a decade seems like a lifetime. In a short space of only a few years, … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pushing Up Dead Daisies

Former INXS and Noiseworks frontman, Jon Stevens, doesn’t do things by halves. A brush with death, a close encounter with a crocodile and the formation of The Dead Daisies, a … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Almost Final Vinyl

Since the rise in popularity of digital recordings, vinyl has been considered by many to be just a quaint relic from the past, a remnant of a by-gone era when … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Deep In Conversation

As the development of Deep Red Magazine continues, I am being kept extremely busy in my new role as Senior Editor. In preparation for the publication’s launch in the Summer, I … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diving Into The Deep Red

I am really pleased to have been appointed Senior Editor for a new, contemporary, music and arts magazine that is set to take the market by storm when it’s launched later this … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Boys Were Back In Town

Irish rock legends Thin Lizzy have been back in the region at the end of the UK leg of their ‘farewell tour’. It may not be the complete end to … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Getting The Winter Blues

Guy Mitchell may have “never felt more like singing the blues” in 1956 but there is no denying it, for the rest of us, the blues are synonymous with misery. … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Anarchy in Norfolk

The original bassist for one of, arguably, the most infamous bands of all time, ex-Sex Pistol Glen Matlock may no longer be causing anarchy in the UK but he has … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cherry Booming Good!

The cult film School of Rock‘s Dewey Finn claimed: “One great rock show can change the world.” I’m not sure about changing the world, but anyone who’s ever seen Black … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Permission To Land In Thetford

East Anglia’s multi-award winning rockers, The Darkness, are back. And so is lead singer, Justin Hawkins’, skin-tight catsuit, but this time in the guise of a little leather patchwork number. … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Long live live music

There was a time not so long ago when it seemed that there were announcements almost daily of new music festival being launched, enticing the British public to revel in … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kaiser Chiefs – what a riot

No-one could ever accuse the Kaiser Chiefs of being bland. Energetic, charismatic and even outspoken of late, the Kaiser Chiefs like to make a dramatic entrance. The band’s performance at … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

“If music be the food of love…”

If music is the food of love, then Valentine’s Day is indeed the perfect time to “play on”! William Shakespeare certainly had the right idea when waxing lyrical about the … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Christmas time, mistletoe and…music

Dickens’ Scrooge may have the monopoly on memorable Christmas dialogue but the music business certainly knows how to coin a phrase with the Christmas song being an essential ingredient of … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

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