Desert Island Discs…

Desert Island Discs…

Here in dear old Blighty, home of the brash, outrageous and "free", we have a radio show where people of note (scientists, poets, politicians, celebrities, singers etc etc etc) discuss their lives, loves and achievements with the host while, at the same time, selecting 8 pieces of music that they would take with them to [...]

Set This Day Apart

Set This Day Apart

Scotland is a very small country. Five million people. It really only has one city worthy of the name and that's the sprawling, vibrant, mess and mass of contradictions that is Glasgow, which makes up over a fifth of the countries population on its own.  Out of that population has come more creativity, art, music, [...]

Oh K…

Oh K…

  Eastern mysticism, Sanskrit, mods, hippies, hip-cats, Deep Purple covers, Grateful Dead references, psychedelia, Knights and MLK, Kitchener and JFK...all of this, all of these, and so much more were the essence of Kula Shaker. A band who drew the ire of certain public school boys working for the likes of the NME by being [...]

The Return of the Magnificent Seven

The Return of the Magnificent Seven

The house lights go down. The already rowdy crowd get rowdier and crowdier. The strains of Bernsteins theme from "The Magnificent Seven" blares from the P.A. Here come the gang. All present and correct. Like a Yorkshire collective of Dorian Grey's they stalk the stage, soaking up every roar of the audience...and what a roar [...]