80s ALBUM FILLERS OR POTENTIAL SINGLES: PART 3: INXS

This is a new series, I will listen to all the 80s albums released by the decade’s artists and judge the songs that were not singles (in the UK) from an album.  I will give… Continue reading

JAMES BAY – English singer

James Bay is a 24 year old singer-songwriter from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.  He also plays guitar.  This might sound like the introduction to a heart warming story of a young guy who dreamt… Continue reading

YUNA – Malaysian singer

Yuna is a Malaysian singer songwriter who can also play guitar and ukulele.  Born Yunalis Mat Zara’ai in Kedak to a current legal advisor of Pahang father and a high school teacher mother,… Continue reading

"THE BEATLES? SURELY THERE ARE MORE INTERESTING LIVERPOOL ARTISTS!"

First of all, this isn’t an anti-Beatles article, although I could do that as their overall lasting appeal and worship sometimes confuses me.  I am a lover of the city of Liverpool and… Continue reading

WHOWho – South Korean band

WHOWho are a “bit of everything” indie band from Seoul in South Korea.  Their music is an eclectic mix of Funk, Dance, guitar Pop-Rock and Electronica.  The group formed in 2012 and have… Continue reading

80s ALBUM FILLERS OR POTENTIAL SINGLES: PART 2: DURAN DURAN/ARCADIA

This is a new series, I will listen to all the 80s albums released by the decade’s artists and judge the songs that were not singles (in the UK) from an album.  I will give… Continue reading

"THE X-FACTOR UK – SO WHERE IS THE X??"

Most people have the same love-hate relationship as I do with The X-Factor TV show in the UK.  It started out as something special and great for talented music artists but has become… Continue reading

HUDSON TAYLOR – Irish band

(This article was updated for online print publication in Music Insider Magazine blog January 2015.) Hudson Taylor are Irish brothers Harry and Alfie and hail from Dublin.  Born of musician father and dancing mother it… Continue reading

80s ALBUM FILLERS OR POTENTIAL SINGLES: PART 1: SPANDAU BALLET

This is a new series, I will listen to all the 80s albums released by the decade’s artists and judge the songs that were not singles (in the UK) from an album.  I will give… Continue reading

SHEPPARD – Australian band

Sheppard are an indie pop band from Brisbane, Australia which consists of siblings George (Vocals), Amy ( Vocals) and Emma (Bass).  Added to the group are guitarists Jason Bovino and Michael Butler and… Continue reading