HALLIDONTO. One Of A Kind. GENIUS

HALLINDONTO – Graeme Gerard Halliday – is a Scottish artist originally from Dundee, now based in London. Hallidonto’s practice and research is centred around his “Cyborgia Manifesto” his work multifaceted, with many layers of meaning. From a complex imagination associated with various media contexts in relation to the future, his visual discourse is motivated by…

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Muchas gracias señor Costello: SPANISH MODEL

ON Elvis Costello’s daring, first-of-its-kind record, Spanish Model, out today via UMe, the ever adventurous songwriter and his co-conspirator, the 18-time GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® award-winning producer, Sebastian Krys, have brought together a stunning international cast of some of the biggest Latin rock and pop artists from around the globe to interpret Elvis Costello and…

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LAWRENCE OF BELGRAVIA – Popstar Pensioner

LONDON’S British Film Institute recently hosted a special screening of 2012’s ‘Lawrence of Belgravia’ followed by a Q&A with Lawrence and film director Paul Kelly as part of their ‘Films of Saint Etienne’ mini-festival. Awarded Q magazine’s ‘Maverick Award’ in 2018 (for musicians who’ve inspired cult worship) Lawrence remains committed in his search for worldwide…

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FENDAHLENE: No More Near Misses.

AFTER a ‘Decade of Near Misses’ Fendahlene’s expat Aussies Paul Whiteley (guitars and vocals) and Ashley Hurst (bass) went their separate ways. With their wanderlust behind them, a reunion in London and a meeting with former Rolling Stones producer Chris Kimsey reignited their passion for writing with the result being the release of their album,…

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STAND WITH THE MOONS

SOON after the release of THE MOONS well received album ‘Pocket Melodies’ the band are back with new single, ‘Stand With Me.’ The song was recorded at Paul Weller’s Black Barn Studios. The hypnotic chimes of the guitars bring a call to arms of togetherness and devotion. With dreamy verses and hooky choruses, this single…

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NICK DOMINGO

SAN DIEGO’S Nick Domingo earned his musician’s stripes by posting cover versions on his YouTube channel in 2017 – but the release of the single ‘Delta’ earlier this month hints at a glistening future all of his own making. “I would describe my sound as alternative with orchestral influences,” he said. “I’m a one-man band/solo…

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CORRIE SHELLEY

DESPITE a self-imposed 30-year musical silence, Lancashire singer-songwriter Corrie Shelley has returned with a vengeance releasing three albums in quick succession along with an EP, ‘Ghostlight’ which arrived in 2020. And if that wasn’t enough, she is also the driving force behind the ‘Mines, Memories and Music’ project which chronicles the lives and times of…

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POLAND’S FINEST PUNKS

PUNK’S not dead – but don’t just take my word for it, listen to Poland’s Szczeciński Zespół Dupa then decide for yourselves. “Punk is just a certain style, a point of reference, but we try not to close ourselves in one style,” explained singer Marcin ‘Gurcin’ Hadaś. “In the past we wanted to fight with…

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CHRISSIE HYNDE’S MEXICAN TRIBUTE

HAVING been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005, Fender have further enhanced the status – if it were ever needed – of Pretenders founding member, guitarist, and lead vocalist by honouring her with the release of the Mexican-made Chrissie Hynde Signature Telecaster. With its aged chrome mirror pickguard and faded…

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CHEYANNE SUMMER

INFLUENCED by the sounds of The Beach Boys and Patsy Cline, Canadian songstress Cheyanne Summer is celebrating the recent release of her third single, ‘Circles.’ Following on from ‘iSpy’ and ‘Haunt Me,’ Circles’ is without doubt the soundtrack to this year’s heatwave – you just don’t know it. Yet. As we’ve come to expect, Cheyanne’s…

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