Mike Peters of The Alarm chatting to Dave Stearn on Pure Breakfast ahead of the release of the new single In the Poppy Fields on Nov 11th 2016
Fylde singer songwriter, musician and folk story teller, Mike Rolland returned to the studio for his third Roots & Fusion session – though this time on his own.
Member of successful covers group Blue Pig Orchestra and originals band Phantom Voices, Mike has also started to record solo…
He recorded four songs and we also had a bit of a chat.
2) Bessie Jones
3) Hornby Sparks
4) Gallows Hill
February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.
On Saturday the 6th, the Working Class Movement Library in Salford will be hosting an event about working-class men and same-sex desires in the 20th century.
It will include readings by ex-Smiths drummer Mike Joyce, and a talk by Helen Smith from the University of Lincoln. Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Helen.
The wonderful Ruth Roshan returned for her third Roots & Fusion session, this time with Blackpool based Mike Rolland from Blue Pig Orchestra / Phantom Voices.
Ruth & Mike had not met before the morning of the session, so what transpired was musical magic…
With Ruth playing mandolin, Mike on guitar and both sharing vocals, they played one song of Ruth’s, two of Mike’s and a couple of traditional / well known tunes…
Inspired by a deep love of Tango, Australian Ruth has just released her third album with her group Tango Noir.
1) The Trees They Do Grow High
2) Soft Light
4) Dirty Old Town
5) Gallows Hill
Mike Kuziw, chairman of the Stockport branch of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, tells Simon Kelsey he fears that the Ukraine crisis could turn in to a new Cold War.