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Niall Power – Shaking Not Stirred

During lockdown I created a film. It is now available to watch on YouTube. Subscribe YouTube ūüé¨ ‚ÄúROCKUMENTARY TV‚ÄĚ Drummer Niall Power arrived at an audition for Bob Geldof‚Äôs band. He got the job and that lasted 25 years. With an incredibly successful career behind him, the unexpected arrival of Parkinson‚Äôs disease forced him to…
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The Miller’s

THE MILLER’S The eve of Christmas Eve. The word on the street was that Rufus Miller and his sister Misty Miller were due to perform together at The Windmill in Brixton. I checked on this with Rufus and it was all good to go. This brother and sister duo are individual artists in their own…
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RAJA RAM

RAJA RAM The legendary and rightly named ‘Godfather of Trance’. Working with Raj, as many of you have also had the opportunity to do so, you will undoubtedly agree it is nothing less than a privilege. Not just because of his musical talent, but for the love and the joy that he brings. For his…
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Fat Freddy’s Drop: Alexandra Palace

Saturday 3rd June Warm up set by #GoodTimes DJ and friend Norman Jay MBE as he came in straight from another gig up in Northampton. He is a credit to the music that he plays and you can see the crowd love him too as they all unwound and let the vibe take over as…
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Willow Robinson

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Dave Barbarossa

Interview with Dave Barbarossa 1. Where are you from? I’m from Hackney, London. 2. What do you do? I play the drums. I’ve written a novel: ‘Mud Sharks’. 3. In what way did music first arrive into your life? As a small child, listening to my dad’s Latin American music, cha cha cha, mambo etc.…
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Killing Joke Live at O2 Academy Brixton

O2 Brixton Academy last Friday night was rammed. Fans crossing all ages and fashions¬†to see this legendary band. To give you a back history for those who don’t know,¬†Killing Joke¬†are an English rock band formed back in October 1978. They released their first album in 1980. This iconic collective have influenced some major artists such…
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Ferris & Sylvester

One afternoon during a rainy day in the Summer,¬†I arrived at Youth’s (Martin Glover) London studio. He was in a recording session so couldn’t hear the bell. I stood there a while and then all of a sudden the front door opened and these two lovely faces greeted me, a little amused as I was…
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The Puretone Orchestra: Brixton Electric

This sold out gig organised by Steve Kundalini with Aiowave took place last night at the Brixton Electric, Friday 14th October 2016. A stage with visually and scientifically detailed¬†technology with lighting and musically synced psychedelic movements that linked every track to the chakras through colour and movement in this 3D effect. DJ sets by the…
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Thailand with Danny Paradise

When we meet those special individuals in life who become the angel sparks in your everyday’s, you¬†simply cannot imagine how life existed without them. Danny Paradise is one of those people. The first time we met was at a gig at The Paradise (no pun intended!) in Kensal Rise organised by my friend Wade Bayliss.…
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