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INTERVIEW: Marcus Osborne (On The House)

On The House, a fantastic platform for musicians to get their music reviewed and heard by industry folk. It’s creator Marcus Osborne is a busy guy with the platform venturing in to band management and his own band doing well so I thought I would grab a chat with him whilst I still can! So  …

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NEWS: A Brand New Festival This Summer!

TANGLED ROOTS FESTIVAL 15th of June, 2019 Radford Mill, Timsbury, Somerset For people who love contemporary folk, roots and traditional music then this one is certainly worth looking in to.  There will also be opportunities across the weekend to play at pop up stages as well as being encouraged to have a little sing song …

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A Penny for the Arts?

I will get straight to it, the ARTS are greatly under appreciated and underfunded. I was once asked how we get more women to perform at events and festivals, we often blame the organisers or promoters but actually is there a deeper rooted issue. We seem to be trying to solve an issue at adult …

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Emerging Talent Competition 2019

Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation is back and for one week only you can enter! You have until Monday 4th of February at 5pm to get your entries in. It doesn’t matter which genre your music fits in to. This is open to everyone and … it is …

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Domino PR’s Big Releases

The next couple of weeks sees two big releases from Devon based PR Company Domino PR.  Starting with a release this Friday is RCKLESS who unleash their debut new EP … ‘So Cynical’. There has been quite the buzz about this Brighton based heavy pop outfit who have relentlessly toured the past couple of years …

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Review: Slackrr – I Know (EP)

  For those who know me well know that I don’t usually review music. I prefer to promote people’s creativity and offer a platform. Well Slackrr went a changed that. Over the past few years I have distanced myself from the reviewing circuit, I found there were a lot of bands there but not a …

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GFM and When?

First up I would like to thank everyone  who has supported and encouraged me to take on the all mighty challenge of being a presenter at GFM. I have had the honour of guest presenting on Ian Liversidge’s show many times now and I want to give him some peace, so here we are, my …

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Introducing: The Jamestown Brothers

I absolutely can’t wait to welcome The Jamestown Brothers to The Venue in March. It feels like we have been planning their appearance for months … well we have and the time is finally here! But a lot has happened since I booked them in to play, they have been in the studio! I have …

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Introducing: The Idle Silence

  Having just spent the entire weekend in the studio recording material to share with the world I thought it was best I introduce you to an exciting new band to come through the Somerset area. I have no doubt that we will be seeing  and hearing a lot from The Idle Silence lads in …

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New Year – New Music

Welcome to 2019, I know we have already had two weeks of it but the music world goes a little quiet this time of year to focus on new material. Thankfully local cool cats Hoodoo Blue are resting, in fact we have their debut single ready for our eager ears. The single is fantastic which …

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