Author Archives: Jason Holmes

ALBUM: HAGUE & WHITE ‘THE ELEVENTH HOUR’

This debut album, ‘The Eleventh Hour’, is presciently named as 29 March approaches. Sooner rather than later, things are going to change in the UK and in what manner we can’t discern, but here comes a trio of musicians ready…

ALL TALK: Bros, when ‘our’ screaming begins…

Half way through the new documentary, ‘Bros: After The Screaming Stops’, viewers find Matt and Luke Goss wandering around Southwark, visiting old haunts and haunting old homes. They squint and peer. They loiter. They can’t seem to remember. Who were…

ALBUM: The Proclaimers ‘Angry Cyclist’

Rating: After much deliberation – and while eschewing the stylings and mindless attitudinising of the pop mainstream – the identical twin brothers from Auchtermuchty, The Proclaimers, have returned with fife and drum to further their own brand of Scottish folk-rock….

ALBUM: Shadowparty ‘Shadowparty’

Scratch the surface of the music demimonde today and you’ll find yourself entering a place to which you are very well accustomed. Despite the fresh gloss of the modern industry, there is still the stuff of old to get your…

All Talk: Live music in London… what if?

Time for a quick sketch. Time to rethink Dr Johnson’s maxim and face the music. Or not, as the case may be. London, 2040. A fast forward into the future. To the visitor from the past, everything looks the same….