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

"THE KIDS FROM FAME – WHERE ARE THEY NOW?"

In the 80s there was, in my opinion, a better version of the popular TV show Glee.  The show was called Fame, based on the film of the same name.   It contained drama,… Continue reading

"FOOTBALLERS AND MUSIC – USUALLY A RED CARD OFFENCE?"

As the new football season kicks off again I was wondering about both my passions, music and football.  This prompted me to think of footballers who actually felt the need to combine both… Continue reading

MISS LI – Swedish Singer

Miss Li was born in Borlange, Sweden as Linda Carlsson on July 6, 1982.  One day in 2006 in an apartment in Stockholm, Miss Carlsson was (so the story goes) lying awake thinking about… Continue reading

THE PIERCES – American band

The Pierces are two sisters from Birmingham, Alabama named Alison Margaret and Catherine Eleanor Pierce.  Their father was a musician and mother a painter so obviously some kind of artistic future was in… Continue reading

"WAR, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! – MAYBE, BUT WAR SONGS ARE INVALUABLE TO OUR PSYCHE"

War is a sensitive subject but war songs evoke feelings of inspiration, pride, fear, remembrance, confusion and hope. The headline echoes Edwin Starr’s 1970 anti-Vietnam hit War and most people’s feelings towards conflict. … Continue reading

THE FIREFLYS – English band

(This article was updated for print publication in Music Insider Magazine October/November 2014 issue.) The Fireflys hail from Runcorn, Cheshire in England.  They are currently a three piece comprising of Lee Wylding on… Continue reading

SHE & HIM – American band

She & Him are the actress Zooey Deschanel and musician M.Ward who play varying styles and genres with an Indie feel.  Zooey  sings vocals and also plays piano and ukulele while Ward plays guitar and… Continue reading

"EIGHTIES MUSIC – I REMEMBER IT WELL!"

For me, the Eighties decade will always have a special place in my heart and soul.  They were my teenage years, no worries, schooldays, excellent TV shows, great films, and they made me… Continue reading

"THE STONE ROSES – SUMMER OF LOVE AND THE BAGGY WOODSTOCK"

The Stone Roses arrived on the scene with the debut album “The Stone Roses” in 1989, although they originally formed in 1983.  The band consisting of Ian Brown, John Squire, Reni and Mani… Continue reading