Saturday, 31 August 2013

the clash 6music special

Gideon celebrates British Rock and Roll legends The Clash with a 3 hour special tonight featuring interviews with Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon alongside rare tracks and archive material handpicked by the band. Hear them talk about who was the best footballer, how Topper Headon ended up writing most of their successful songs and why what they wore was so important to full 3hr programme

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

bobjuice back online

after a bit of a rest bobjuice is back .... and looking for new members!!!  for bootlegs downloads live dj sets ect ....

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

jon brookes r.i.p

from the bbc..... Jon Brookes, the drummer with indie band The Charlatans has died aged 44. He had suffered a seizure on tour with the band in 2010 and had been receiving treatment for a brain tumour. Brookes had undergone several operations, but had still been working on new material with the band over the summer. He died in hospital on Tuesday morning with his family at his bedside. Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess tweeted that the band was "torn apart" at the news and sent love to Brookes's family. "Jon Brookes, my friend, our drummer and inspiration to so many, passed away this morning. We are torn apart. Love & thoughts to Jon's family," he said. He also thanked "everyone for their messages and memories of Jon. So much love on such a sad day". A further statement from the band read: "Jon was a brilliant drummer, an inspiration, a founding member of The Charlatans, part of our family and a friend to everyone in and around the band. "Losing someone who was always so full of life is a tragedy that will be shared by so many. Our thoughts are with Debbie and all of Jon's family."

Thursday, 8 August 2013

the bionic rats

The Bionic Rats we're formed from the ashes of Dublin reggae outfit Kingsativa. They mix the rhythms of Ska, 2tone, Reggae & Rocksteady into their own special brew of Jamaican heart and Irish soul.