Kodiak Island: Complete ‘Lime’ e.p.

Kodiak Island are: Me – vocals and acoustic guitar a little bit of synth Richard – Electric guitar, bvs & flute Mike – Bass Matthew – synth Gareth – cajon, percussion and programmed beats We started to work on the ‘Lime’ e.p. in January of this year. Writing and rehearsing at my place, recording at […]

The Buzz Club: The Chesterfields 4 April 1987

This was a great night, really good line up. First on was a work-mate from Our Price Records – Tony Duckworth and his band The Rain. Tony and I worked together in a few different shops and we had a healthy musical rivalry. I was jealous of him because his band, The Rain were signed […]

Kodiak Island: ‘Sugar Song’

‘Sugar Song‘ by Kodiak Island was released on Friday via Musical Bear Records. The video was made by chief Bear, the multi-talented Jason Applin. ‘The ‘Lime’ e.p.’ will follow on 24 May. The e.p. will feature three more new tracks, including an instrumental and a cover version. The ‘Lime‘ e.p. will join the previously released […]

Live Review: William Tyler, The Keep, Guildford 27.4.2019

William Tyler is a brilliant American guitarist who has plays in such bands as Lamb Chop, Silver Jews and with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billie. Both his parents are song writers from Nashville. On Saturday night he played the intimate surroundings of The Keep pub, in the shadow of the old castle walls of Guildford. The gig was […]

The Smiths 1983 & 4: Previously Unseen Photos

I went to primary school in Camberley, Surrey. I was in the same class as Guy Van Steene. We went our separate ways aged 13 but kept in touch over the years. Guy came to a few of The Buzz Clubs I organised and we saw a fair bit of each other when I was […]