Introducing the musician Olli Esmo

Introducing Olli Esmo. A brief interview with Olli Esmo discussing the musician’s interests, background and direction. With a link to her song, Ain’t about that
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Hugh Masekela, South African Jazz Legend, dies

hugh masekela

South Africa – Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa says the nation has lost a one-of-a-kind musician with the passing of Jazz legend bra Hugh Masekela. [Read more…]

South African Soprano Pretty Yende, A Rising Star

pretty yende

Pretty Yende, a rising star soprano with a modern fairy-tale story, releases her debut album A Journey on Sony Classical. Available September 16, this recording has been a joyful labor of love for Yende, as it celebrates the milestones in her extraordinary musical journey, rising to the top of the opera world with unparalleled speed. [Read more…]

Lorde of Song

Lorde - Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor

In 2013 teen singing sensation Lorde (Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor) became one of New Zealand’s most famous exports. [Read more…]

Ben Watt Announces UK Tour

Ben Watt

He may have been an in-demand DJ and respected record label boss of late, but until last month it had been thirteen years since Ben Watt last sang and played live with a simple microphone and guitar – not since he and partner Tracey Thorn parked their band Everything But The Girl in 2000. As for solo gigs, you have to go back even further. Thirty years, in fact. As far back as 1983 to the days when he was making left-field folk-jazz recordings like ‘Summer Into Winter’ and ‘North Marine Drive’ as a precocious 19 year-old for London indie label, Cherry Red, with stellar collaborators like Robert Wyatt and Kevin Coyne. [Read more…]

Lissie Announces October UK Tour



As the countdown continues to the release of her highly anticipated second album, ‘Back To Forever’, on 14thOctober, Lissie announces that she’ll be taking her much-lauded, high-octane, Tequila swigging live show on the road for an October 2013 UK tour. [Read more…]

Debut Single From Sukh

Sukhdeep Krishan

Sukhdeep Krishan

Introducing Sukhdeep Krishan, or simply Sukh, the new folk tinged singer/songwriter based in Manchester. Like his medical career, Sukh’s debut Kings is a labour of love and precision, which he has written, performed produced all himself. [Read more…]

Olivia Newton-John Celebrates

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John To Celebrate 40 Years In Music At The Nia

What: Olivia Newton-John
When: 15 March 2013
Where: NIA, Birmingham
Price: Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 26 October, priced at £55.00, £45.00 and £36.50 (plus booking and transaction fees) and are available from The Ticket Factory

Four-time Grammy winner Olivia Newton-John has announced that she will be touring the UK next year to celebrate 40 years in music. As part of the tour, which is her first since 1978, she will visit Birmingham’s NIA on 15 March. [Read more…]

Kate Nash Performs At LFW

Kate Nash

Kate Nash

In the run up to the release of her third album, Brit Award-winning singer and songwriter, Kate Nash will be performing live at London Fashion Week. It’s a surprise as to which show it will be, but we can reveal that it is an on-schedule show taking place on day one of London Fashion Week – the 14th of September.

The Musician Daniel Scannell

Daniel Scannell

Daniel Scannell is a Cork based Surfer/Musician. In 2004 at the age of 19 Daniel moved to Mayo where he became immersed in Ireland’s growing surf culture and was introduced to the music of Artists such as Jack Johnson, Ben Harper and Xavier Rudd. [Read more…]