LONDONPEAKY’S ‘SONG OF THE WEEK’

PRE-SAVE the new SUGAR JUNKIES album, ‘Instant Famous’ right here: InstantFamous by Sugar Junkies – DistroKid

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MATT HICKS (THE HERMITTS) AND HIS ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM’

MANY years ago, when Boris Johnson was merely an up-and-coming haircut, I took a walk across the Staffordshire Roaches. I found the rugged profile of the landscape and the way it almost scraped the clouds to be a balm against the moping emos of Hanley.  I began to climb higher along the ridge and saw…

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND?

CANADIAN rockers ‘ERIC & THE SOO’ have just released their latest single, ‘We Will Stay The Same,’ an upbeat love song co-written by Eric Brombacher, and lead guitarist, Ken Yoshioka. “This song is really special to me as it is the first co-write between myself and our beloved guitarist/harpist Ken Yoshioka,” said band leader, Brombacher. …

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BOOK OF THE WEEK: ‘COWBOY SONG’

THE first biography to be written with the cooperation of the Lynott Estate, ‘Cowboy Song’ is the definitive authorised account of the extraordinary life and career of Thin Lizzy guiding spirit, Philip Lynott. Leading music writer Graeme Thomson explores the fascinating contradictions between Lynott’s unbridled rock star excesses and the shy, sensitive ‘orphan’ raised in working class…

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LONDONPEAKY’S ‘SONG OF THE WEEK’

FROM the Texan-based duo, Keri & Kelly Kintner, ‘CLIFFHANGER’ becomes our latest, ‘Song Of The Week.’

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JAMES (BIKINI TEST FAILURE) AND HIS ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM.’ (OR TWO. OR THREE…)

DESERT ISLAND. Just ONE album? Forever? That’s a dastardly question. One that requires a system to answer. No just sitting there making lists, looking through your shelves or looping through ‘favourite’ albums in your mind. You’d never decide. This has got to be IT. Forever. For me, after a lifetime of music fascism (it’s often…

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND?

TOP BILLING on this week’s roundup goes to THE SPACE SHARKS, a hard rock/psychedelic band, based out of Boston Massachusetts and Baltimore Maryland, USA. High school friends Lonnie Richard (vocals, guitar, bass), Michael Martino (drums & percussion) and Brian Harrigan (backing vocals), formed the band in 2010, releasing debut album, ‘The Space Sharks,’ a year…

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BOOK OF THE WEEK. ‘ROTTEN: NO IRISH * NO BLACKS * NO DOGS’

PUNK has been romanticised and embalmed by the media. A youth revolt that became a worldwide fashion statement. Punk’s idols were the Sex Pistols – and Johnny Rotten was its sneering antichrist. ‘Rotten’ is a history of punk: angry, witty, poignant and crackling with energy. Malcolm McLaren, Sid Vicious, the 1970s, the Pistols story are all here,…

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LONDONPEAKY’S ‘SONG OF THE WEEK’

Man what’s wrong with you? Forever down as always Don’t you know it’s got me too? But I’m blue I’m disconnected somewhere Disconnected from the truth And there’s you Loving me as always You hold my hand I know the way Let go and feel again Cos everything is hopeless when you’re grey Let go…

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