INTERVIEW: HOWE GELB

“When the planet glows dim, things tend to get more intimate” Parishioners at St. Michael’s Church in Ancoats can expect to hear tomorrow (24th June 2016) some music “never heard before as if it’d always been there”. Howe Gelb will be performing alone with his piano, supported by Erika Wennerstrom. Now that his Giant Sand […]

OLD MUSIC BETTER THAN NEW MUSIC?

This started as a Facebook status to say I’m off to see Adam and The Ants perform their second album Kings of the Wild Frontier in its entirety tonight. But the tale went on a bit, so I thought I’d elaborate a little on what I was going to say and post it here. So, […]

INTERVIEW: SIDE PROJECT

Side Project is made up of Anja and Luka two 20 year olds, from Zagreb, Croatia. I didn’t hear about them for quite a while because the Croatian scene is growing really quickly. I first heard them play on Valentine’s Day in Zagreb as warm up for Teen Daze and I fell in love. They […]

WHO ARE YA? EXPLODED VIEW

From time to time, one of our contributors will recommend an artist/band they think deserves  your attention. No record labels, PR companies, bands or band’s management will ever have made these recommendations. It is simply one music fan putting their taste on the line in the hope of sharing good music. The questions are intended […]

INTERVIEW – SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA

Since forming in 2009 after receiving funding by the Arts Council to perform a live dubstep gig, Submotion Orchestra have established a name for themselves in a genre they can truly call their own. Infusing jazz, electronica, dub and neo-soul, there is no one that makes music quite like them and their most recent album […]

WHO ARE YA? GUERILLA TOSS

From time to time, one of our contributors will recommend an artist/band they think deserves  your attention. No record labels, PR companies, bands or band’s management will ever have made these recommendations. It is simply one music fan putting their taste on the line in the hope of sharing good music. The questions are intended […]

TWEET US A GIG PHOTO FOR A £20 MUSIC VOUCHER

Here’s how it works, if you’re going to any of the gigs on our monthly Gig Guide, simply tweet a photo of the gig, then at the end of the month we’ll pick our favourite and reward the photo taker with a £20 voucher for Piccadilly Records in Manchester. All you need to do is tag […]

INTERVIEW: EZRA FURMAN

Since Ezra Furman’s fame exploded, delighting audiences in Europe and in the USA, the world is a nicer, kinder place. Ezra Furman is not only a fantastic performer, funny and intense: he is also a very intelligent, unique person who writes incredibly well. So, when he agreed to do a Skype interview with me, I […]

ONES TO WATCH 2016: SUBMIT YOUR SUGGESTIONS

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2015 END OF YEAR LISTS

Six of Silent Radio’s contributors have complied a list of their favourite albums, tracks and gigs of 2015. Plus a full month by month break down from Zach Roddis of his year listening to music from the DIY scene. When they came in there were quite a few that have passed me by, so if […]