Welcome to episode 191 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. Now – as you probably know, as well as the usual platforms (this site, soundcloud, iTunes/Apple) you can now get to Sweetman Podcast on Spotify – follow it there and have it saved […]
Link Wray Link Wray Future Days Recordings Ask most people about Link Wray and they’ll reference his surf-guitar/heavy-metal prototype instrumental, Rumble; it rode back in on a wave of appreciation post-Pulp Fiction but had been relegated alongside other late 50s/early 60s guitar-twanging gunslingers like Duane Eddy and Dick Dale.
John Oates Arkansas PS Records One of the strangest things you’ll hear – or hear about – in music this year is John Oates doing a country album. Yes, he of Hall & Oates, the Maneater/She’s Gone co-creator. There’s nothing on this album that sounds like anything he did with Daryl Hall. And there’s no […]
The Great South Pacific Tuning Fork, 95bFM and Under The Radar with support from Jim Beam, are proud to announce the lineup for the Southern Fork Americana Fest 2017 as it returns full steam for its fourth year. Taking place at The Tuning Fork from the 7th-15th of October, this year’s festival is jam packed with some of the very best names in […]
I was talking with a friend the other day about how we missed Downstage – the Wellington theatre. It was great. Saw some amazing plays there and comedy and also live music. They created this initiative called the Soundstage Series. It sorta didn’t really – quite – work. I’d had some involvement, suggested some names […]