Tag Archives: John Otway

Interview: PETE TREWAVAS (KINO/MARILLION)

Kino - Radio Voltaire

Kino release their new album, ‘Radio Voltaire’ – their first in over fifteen years – via Inside Out on 23 March. Kino consists of John Mitchell (Frost*, Lonely Robot, Arena), Pete Trewavas (Marillion,Transatlantic) and Craig Blundell (Steven Wilson, Lonely Robot). Pete tells … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN OTWAY – Montserrat

John Otway - Montserrat

Red Bowler Records [Release date: 01.05.17] There will surely always be a place for John Otway in the rock & roll firmament, as only an anarchic character such as him could have conceived of an album like this in 2017. … Continue reading

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Gig review: WEYFEST- Rural Life Centre, Tilford, Surrey, 19-21 August 2016

Weyfest celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Rural Life Centre, a rustic setting that suits its ambience as one of the more laid back of festivals. Situated on the Surrey/Hampshire borders in what was once known as the stockbroker belt, … Continue reading

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News: DEBORAH BONHAM plays Bolanesque and John Otway gig this autumn

Deborah Bonham

Photo: MHP Studios Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Featured Artist Deborah Bonham plays UK dates this autumn. Deborah is a special guest at the “Bolanesque” event in aid of Marc Bolan Music School in West Africa, on 15 September.  Her … Continue reading

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DVD review: – OTWAY THE MOVIE: Rock & Roll’s Greatest Failure

Otway The Movie: Rock & Roll

Self Release [Release date 29.09.14] I previously reviewed the original movie premier of ‘Otway the Movie’ and this DVD is a welcome reprise of Otway’s unique vision, wild performances, eclectic musical output and his insatiable search for a hit on … Continue reading

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Gig review: ALEX HART – The Heights, St George’s Hotel, London, 2 April 2014

Alex Hart Showcase - BBC Club, London, 2 April 2014

Alex Hart is the kind of artist who might just make you re-appraise the view that A&R reps are an extinct breed in this post youtube age. She’s a breathe of fresh air who radiates presence with thoughtful songs, effortless … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE GRAVELTONES – Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes,London,17 September 2013

Blink and you’ll miss them. The explosive Graveltones came, saw and conquered with a frenzied, hi-octane, riff driven wall of sound and the kind of visceral intensity not seen since the raw doorstep blues of Hound Dog Taylor. The band … Continue reading

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OTWAY THE MOVIE – Odeon, Leicester Square, London – 7 October 2012

John Otway, Odeon Leicester Square, London, 7 October 2012

‘Otway The Movie’ Odeon, Leicester Square London 07.10.12 Photos by Eric Hands The grand launch of ‘Otway The Movie, a fan funded film, didn’t seem so much a moment of destiny as another leap into the void by an artist … Continue reading

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