“Solo: Some were great but others not so much”

It is rare for bands to stay together for a long time. One of  Two things will usually happen, the first is that the band simply start disliking the arrangement and want to try new things or the record companies get nervous if album sales drop. Either of these can lead to a temporary or permanent split. Continue reading

14 questions for Jenn Vix – Vocalist, Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, multi-instrumentalist and Remixer

jenn-vix-interview-liam-luskOn an earlier post I reviewed the E.P. Strange Buildings by Jenn Vix and if you read it you will know that I throughly enjoyed it.

After some deliberation I decided to see if Vix would be kind enough to grant me an interview. I cautiously reached out to her not really knowing what to expect as she didn’t know who I was and to my delight she agreed.

Here is some background on Vix’s early career before we begin the interview: Continue reading

Did the grand piano make the song grand?

I feel that sometimes and I don’t know why so many people underestimate the talent of musicianship of rock group musicians. That had a lot to do with the choice of the tracks I chose for this post. Continue reading

Review of the 2015 E.P. by Jenn Vix – Strange Buildings

Growing up in the eighties made me a fan of Post Punk, Synthpop and Electronic bands like Soft Cell and The Cure. If any of you follow my Instagram then you will know that I often post bands that I am listening to. Continue reading

Some of the best covers by British artists

Why do bands do covers?

Are some bands just plain lazy and want to jump on the back of another bands efforts? Maybe that’s a bit harsh. Are you a fan or a hater of covers?

I really think that there is genuine risk when a band especially a commercially successful one does a cover. Continue reading

How about some New Wave music?

New wave music covers a wide variety of music from the 1970’s to the mid-1980’s and has ties with the original punk rock wave in the U.K.

It incorporates aspects of electronic and experimental music, mod subculture, disco and 1960s pop music. Continue reading