New Music Monday: Introducing WINTERHOURS

Recently, I have gone back to listening to some of my old favourites…Death Cab, Jimmy Eat World and Ryan Adams; a category in which I feel Winterhours would comfortably  fit.  The four piece band from Winchester exude the indie Americana which those above are so well known for, whilst remaining true to their English roots. Following the

RCM Interview. Gemma Hill: My Life As A Session Musician

Gemma Hill is a session drummer and percussionist from near London who also teaches and writes for UK drum website mikedolbear. In this interview she talks about day to day life as a session musician and her experiences so far. When and why did you take up drumming? I’d been having violin lessons from the age of

Unsigned Only Music Competition. Final Call For Entries

The newly launched Unsigned Only Music Competition, from the team behind the International Songwriting Competition, is fast approaching its March 5 deadline for artists to enter. Designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major record label, Unsigned Only’s goal is to find an outstanding, talented performing artist: a band, singer, or

#FSOL 2. Dollface ‘You To Lose’

#FSOL 2 (First Signs Of Love) Dollface Dollface are 3 best mates from Brighton who care more about catchy anthemic melodies and upbeat riffs than looking cool. You look pretty cool to us guys! The promise of anthemic melodies is certainly upheld on “You To Lose.”  A track so catchy it makes you want to book a flight to

New Music Monday: Introducing SlyDigs

This Warrington four-piece, certainly know what they want, and seem hell-bent on achieving it. SlyDigs formed in 2009 and since then have been picking up a strong following and attracting the eye of some musical heavy-weights along the way. Their debut single Electric Love is bursting with energy and spirit and like the rest of their music is

New Music Monday: Introducing The Craven Braves

If I’m totally honest, when I hear the words ‘rock and roll band’ I get slightly nervous! The reasons for this are not quite clear to me, but nevertheless I feel apprehensive before listening to a band described as rock and roll. However, after listening to The Craven Braves debut single Rough Diamond, my anxiety was futile.