TJWS 313: Unquiet Nights and a Discovery 2 Preview...

Nov 24, 2015 by

Tweet Luke Mathers from Belfast’s Unquiet Nights joins us a live for a chat about his new album released on December 11th, Postcards in Real Time. We even did a live preview for the upcoming Discovery 2 gig night on December 26th at the 229 Venue in London, featuring Knites, The Undivided, Adam Cleaver, Shelly Ravid, and Helene Greenwood. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:12:38 — 152.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The Playlist Title Album Artist The Hammer Love to Hate You EP Elle Exxe Little Black Books Auto Pilot The Vast Alps Still Life Eyedom We Came As Strangers Dodged A Bullet Almanac The Nadas The Cashier Love Internationale / The Cashier The Clear No Runner No Runner Joshua Sargeant Loved Not Understood Head’s Up Annique Still Trying Falling Faster...

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Discovery 2 Preview: The Buzzard Orchestral, Apollo Junction, Billy Bibby, Last Charade and Tommy & Mary...

Oct 26, 2015 by

Tweet The next London independent music showcase of Discovery 2 features the indie rhythm sounds of Last Charade, alternative indie/punk The Buzzard Orchestral, Leeds electro-indie band Apollo Junction, Billy Bibby (ex Catfish & The Bottlemen), and busking garage rock duo Tommy & Mary. In this podcast, you’ll hear a song from each band, and we’ll give you the lowdown on them and what the night will entail. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:00 — 27.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Discovery 2 Gig Information When: Thursday 29th October, 2015 Doors: 7.30pm  Show starts: 8.00pm Place: 229 The Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN Tube: Great Portland Street Tickets: Advance Tickets £7, Door £10 Join the Facebook Event Buy Tickets Now More about the artists appearing this month LAST CHARADE Last Charade are a London-based...

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Discovery 2 Preview with Bakers Eddy, Matt Grocott and the Shrives, Desert Planes, Lisa Marini and Adventures Of…...

Sep 17, 2015 by

Tweet Our next showcase features Bakers Eddy, one of the most in-demand young New Zealand rock bands. You’ll also hear high octane indie-punk/funk from Matt Grocott & the Shrives, flavours of Americana and alternative rock with Desert Planes, blues Latin-gypsy influenced Lisa Marini and spoken word duo Adventures Of… Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:00 — 37.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast you’ll hear a track from each of the artists who will be performing on the night, as well as informed chat from both Alex KW (promoter of the event) and myself. More about the artists BAKERS EDDY Hailing from Wellington, New Zealand, rock quartet Bakers Eddy are inspired by 90s/2000s rock. Their infectious single “Something Outside” has been supported heavily by The Rock FM, and accumulated...

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Preview: Discovery 2 with Fudge and the Frequency, Joe Boyd Band, Miss Higgins DIY n Gofu and Georgie Cullum...

Sep 3, 2015 by

Tweet It’s time to get funky for our end-of-summer showcase with futuristic, funk from Fudge and the Frequency, the rock sounds of the Joe Boyd Band, also UK avant-garde artist Miss Higgins DIY who will be performing some new music featuring Senegalese rapper Gofu from Senegal’s conscious hip-hop group Yatfu. You’ll also hear superbly talented singer /songwriter Georgie Cullum who has been compared to the likes of Adele and Emeli Sande but better. You’ll also have DJ Delphi filling in the spaces between bands and providing your dance breaks, and plenty of great people and a wonderful atmosphere. On this podcast you’ll hear tracks from each of the artists, some chat between promoters Alex KW, Umong Shah and myself, and news about what’s been going on in the Discovery 2 world. Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

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Discovery 2 Live: Chase The Ace, The Manic Shine, The Undivided, Nakisha Esnard and Samson...

Aug 4, 2015 by

Tweet   Check out the full live sets and interviews from Discovery 2’s April showcase. This month’s gig night features some jaw dropping rock acts including Chase the Ace, The Manic Shine and The Undivided. You’ll also hear the effervescent Nakisha Esnard fusing reggae, opera and hip-hop, and singer-songwriter Samson. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:52:00 — 197.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Don’t forget to scroll down to the bottom of the post and check out the photo gallery courtesy of Amanda Rose Photography. More about the artists Chase the Ace Chase the Ace are sleaze drippin’ and hard rockin’ . Bringing you a slick modern twist on the guitar wailing, drum crushing bands of the 80’s, Chase the Ace’s approach of “running as fast as you can with your eyes closed”...

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Discovery 2 Preview with Vinyl Staircase, Lowly Hounds, Hana Piranha, Damien McFly and Esperi...

Jul 23, 2015 by

Tweet Our July showcase features the psychedelic/math rock sounds of Vinyl Staircase, hard howling, blues rock and high octane songs from Lowly Hounds, dark goth, punk riffs, razor sharp violin licks and drawled, snarly vocals of Hana Piranha, the charismatic Italian folk singer Damien McFly who has 10,000 subscribers on his You Tube Channel, and the extraordinary Esperi returns to Discovery, who creates live soundscapes with an unusual array of instruments. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:00 — 37.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Gig Particulars When: Thursday 30th July, 2015 Doors: 7.30pm  Show starts: 8.00pm Venue: 229 The Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN Tube: Great Portland Street Join the Facebook Event Tickets: £7 in advance or £10 at the door Buy Tickets More about the artists VINYL STAIRCASE facebook.com/Vinyl.Staircase Vinyl Staircase’s psychedelic...

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Gig Preview: Discovery 2 with Ded Rabbit, Delaire, Sheepy, Rita Satch and Mo Michael (with DJ Delphi)...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Tweet Our June preview podcast features tracks from all five of the artists who will be at the gig on June 25th. You’ll hear from electronic pop act Delaire, A Scottish, Alt rock/Indie band with twist of funk called Ded Rabbit, punk/pop from Sheepy, An unforgetable presence in Australia’s neo-soul scene known as Rita Satch, and Mo Michael who plays blues and folk influenced music with African sentiments. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:00 — 64.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Gig Particulars When: Thursday 25th June, 2015 Doors: 7.30pm  Show starts: 8.00pm Venue: 229 The Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN Tube: Great Portland Street Join the Facebook Event Tickets: £7 in advance or £10 at the door Buy Tickets DED RABBIT Ded an alt rock/Indie band with twist of funk, consisting of four brothers...

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Live Gig: Discovery 2 with Knites, Palumbo and the Funk, Alex Hulme, Andrew Maxwell Morris and Cara Mitchell...

May 23, 2015 by

Tweet March’s Discovery 2 showcase brings a dash of folk, funk and indie pop with Knites, Palumbo & The Funk, Alex Hulme, Andrew Maxwell Morris and Cara Mitchell. In this podcast, you’ll hear full live sets and interviews from each of the bands, presented by the amazing Claire Rozario. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:30:00 — 174.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS More about the artists KNITES Facebook.com/knitesband Combining 3 piece rock elements with electronic/pop influences creates KNITES unique sound.   Their distinctive songwriting have attracted attention from Sony ATV and they’ve been recording in EMI Studios, as well as ratcheting up airplay from BBC Introducing and KRCW.  They’re catching the attention of blogs too – “Set Me Right” was a recent track of the day on Killing Moon. “Its going to...

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Gig Preview: Discovery 2 with The Harlots, Kazo, Rosie and the Goldbug, Indigo Face and Whelligan...

May 20, 2015 by

Tweet Our May Discovery 2 showcase on Thursday, May 28th features rock’n’rollers The Harlots who are launching their new single, Stockport band Kazo who play excellent dynamic rock, Cornish purveyors of hectic electronica Rosie and the Goldbug, the ethereal vocals of Indigo Face, and busking pop troubadour Whelligan. The podcast contains a song from each of the artists as well as Alex KW’s and me discussing this show and other Discovery 2 news. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:00 — 55.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS More about the artists THE HARLOTS theharlotsmusic.com A rock and roll four-piece straight out of London town.  They’ve got loads of energy and plenty of hit singles up their sleeves. In two years they have performed at Camden’s legendary Koko twice, toured across Europe and smashed the London circuit. The band...

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