Tuesday, 5 January 2016

The one when JC met Matthew Price & Dan from Fleet Street Sessions 5/1/16

Ace to have @TheOneMattPrice & Dan from #fleetstreetsessions on  tonight's @rivierafm #jccooperlive show 

Matt's new EP will be one to hold on to in 2016 for sure ! 



Playlist -

G.C Solo Star / Ma Grass - WBW( white boy wasted ) 
Marcus Nand -Time and tide wait for no man 
Rathborne -Losing it 
Universal Three -Speaker
Franco & The Dreadnought -Freedom 
Chappo -Mad Magic 
Morrissey & Marshall -Cold November sunrise 
Jae Franklin -Higher 
Ikes -Clarity ft Hayley Cassidy 
Black smoke and Mirrors -Mary's Town 
Emi McDade -Illusions 
Honey Ryder -What if we've only git tonight 
Fingerprints-Out of control 
Binky Womack -Just enough 
Fighting Caravans -Exec.Style 

Info -

Fighting Caravans; a 5-piece Alt-rock band from Leeds, likened to QOTSA, Nick Cave & The Doors. 
following a successful debut EP release and notable radio plays on BBC 6 Music, the official video for the follow-up single, ‘Exec. Style’, is due to be released on Monday 11th January 

‘EXEC. STYLE’ OFFICIAL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/GQt8Y8fCGtg


Website: http://www.fightingcaravans.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fightingcaravans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/fcaravans
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/fightingcaravans

Binky Womack who is based in California, USA.

Part of the Womack musical dynasty, Binky has been following in the footsteps of his Uncle Bobby through producing the likes of Snoop Dogg and TUPAC, to playing guitar on records from Bonnie Rait to Chaka Khan.
Now returning with his new track Just Enough, you can find details on this along with further information on Binky Womack on his website www.facebook.com/BindelariMusic or you can follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/binkywomack

Fingertips, on their new single “Out of Control”. 

The song was recorded and produced in Los Angeles, by Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons e Fleetwood Mac). Musically inspired by David Bowie, U2, Depeche Mode, Pink Floyd, Muse, Lorde and Arctic Monkeys, the new single includes some delicious indie-pop melody.

During the last months Fingertips have been touring the world (Japan, USA, Brazil, Canada, England, Singapore, Australia, France, Holland and China.)

For 2016 the band is scheduling a tour in Europe and several concerts in the United States, including the opening of the "Worldwide Radio Summit" in Los Angeles, and a concert at the Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood.

Honey Ryder Brand New Single "What If We've Only Got Tonight" / Release date 15th January 2016
New Album "Born In A Bottle" / Release date 15th January 2016
Having firmly established themselves within the inner circle of Nashville's elite, UK band Honey Ryder return to spearhead the British country crossover invasion with their 3rd studio album, 'Born In A Bottle'.
Featuring co-writes with Tom Douglas [Lady Antebellum 'I Run To You'], Rivers Rutherford [Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Brad Paisley] and Blair Daly [Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban], the trio headed back to Ocean Way Nashville for the bulk of the recording, and were mentored by legendary producer Paul Worley [Lady Antebellum, Dixie Chicks].
'What If We've Only Got Tonight' is the first single from the album. It was co-written in Nashville with Blair Daly (who has penned hits for Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts), the co-write having been set up by Paul Worley. The lyrics talk about a couple involved in a petty argument - where no-one is prepared to give in and take responsibility. After a while they realise the futility of the situation and question whether they would behave in the same way if they only had one day left together……
The new album follows on from the success of 2nd album Marley's Chains, which spawned several Radio 2 playlists as well as being Album Of The Week across the Smooth Radio Network and Music Week, and TV appearances and performances on BBC Breakfast, ITV This Morning, and C5 Live with Myleene Klass.  Lead track Marley's Chains was synced in the hit ABC series Body Of Proof.  Internationally, the album received strong support in Canada, Holland, and most recently Denmark, where the band enjoyed Top 20 airplay.
Honey Ryder start their headline tour of the UK commencing in February 2016.

Ikes who is based in London,  Ikes now returns with his new single Clarity (featuring Hayley Cassidy)
With national radio play already behind him in the UK which has resulted in invitations to perform at a number of famous London venues as well as a 5 date college tour across the US, the future is looking increasingly bright for Ikes. 
Since DEUCE previously promoted Ikes, he has had his own headlining show in London and had his new single selected as BBC Introducing Track of The Week, which has resulted in plenty of social media interest in him since.  
Details on how you can purchase Clarity along with further information on Ikes can be found on his website www.lifeofikes.com or you can follow him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ikesmusic

You can listen to Ikes new track, Clarity (featuring Haley Cassidy) below:


Ma'Grass now return with their new single Complications
Born from the mind and heart of multi-instrumentalist and music producer Matteo Grassi and singer songwriter Ella Bites, Ma'Grass is now made up of some of the greatest young session musicians from the UK and EU.
Having already received extensive radio play which has contributed to them being invited to perform at a number of festivals and prestigious music venues in and around London, the exposure they have received has to date helped them sell over 3,500 copies of their current album.
Quoted as brewing a blend of music styles juiced into their own, you can find out more information on Ma'Grass including forthcoming gig dates and how you can purchase their material by visiting www.magrass.net or you can follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FunkinMaGrass

The New Single from New York City based Luke Rathborne, “Losing It” sees him following up on the promise of last LP, “SOFT” in fine Prince-like, Fine Young Cannibals meets 70’s come Kraut Rock form and some of the aural Spaceyness of War on Drugs at their best. The track finds Rathborne lost in a swirl of synths and falsetto while bassist Darren Will whirrs along locked tightly with Drummer Jamie Alegre’s groove, with Rathborne filling out all the rest of the instruments, keys, percussion, dripping electronics, and wash of tangled guitars and JUNO synthesizers.


Rathborne is announcing the upcoming March full length LP release, “AGAIN”, the follow-up to 2014’s, “SOFT” (garnering over 3 million streams on Spotify in the past few months) on his own label True Believer, along with a Co-Headline Tour with Captured Track’s Alex Caldner across the USA this Spring with UK dates to be announced.


Produced by Ted Young (Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth) and Luke Rathborne the album is a Post-glam look at a young drifter’s Metropolitan adventures, while slowly losing his cool.






Marcus Nand announces new album featuring lead track ‘Time And Tide Wait For No Man’
Single out January 22nd

Marcus Nand, born in Merseyside and currently living in Los Angeles is set to release a full length album ‘Time and Tide Wait For No Man’ featuring lead single of the same name early next year. Marcus Nand is widely known for his work as a guitarist, which has seen him feature in a host of bands from heavy metal band Freak of Nature to Spanish gypsy rock outfit Ziroq featuring Carmine Rojas who recorded extensively with David Bowie and Joe Bonamassa and saw the group reach number #11 in the Billboard Tropical/Salsa chart.

The new album is a unique blend of rock, pop and flamenco styles with nods to Elbow and The Dave Matthews band. Marcus’ gravelly tones are frequently compared to the likes of Seal and Peter Gabriel with a sensibility reminiscent of Patrick Monohan. The songs on the album are written in a radio friendly format with Marcus throwing in world music elements to elevate the release to a unique platform.

 ‘Time and Tide Wait For No Man’ is the perfect introduction to the sound of Marcus Nand. A delineation of his musical interests and an amalgamation of his previous work, the album is an exploration on the subjectivity of popular culture and the need for people to be motivated to create artistry through intellectual stimulation and self expression. The single of the same name builds on this idea but takes a more personal twist becoming an objective observation about an aspect of life. ‘Time and Tide Wait For No Man’ essentially focuses on the self belief and self sufficiency required to get things completed in all aspects of life. Musically, the album as a whole is the first instance that Marcus has combined all aspects of his musical influences from rock and pop to flamenco and Arabic styles.

Marcus Nand’s prolific nature as a songwriter has seen him work with household names such as Rod Stewart, Rami Jaffee and Mike Inez. Marcus appeared on Rod Stewart’s latest album ‘Another Country’ and Stewart continues to be a key supporter of his work, frequently attending shows with the likes of Jimi Page and the recently deceased Chris Squire in tow. Marcus is essentially a musician’s musician and as a session musician he interacts with the world’s greatest instrumentalists on a daily basis.

With strong support behind him and a stunning album release in front of him, Marcus Nand is destined to cement himself amongst the great and good in popular music.

‘Time and Tide Wait For No Man’ is out January 22nd


G.C. solo Star who is based in London,
England.    Creating her name as a
pact never to be involved in groups again having been in 2
in the past, self taught musician G.C.solo Star has been
creating quite a stir on the music scene since doing things
Having performed at a number of established music venues in
and around London, the buzz she was building soon resulted
in one of her tracks selling consistently well without any
press or marketing.
Now returning with her new single WBW (White Boy
Wasted), it is expected you will be hearing more from
G.C.solo Star over the coming months.
Further information on G.C.solo Star can be found on her
website www.soundcloud.com/gcsolo-star or
you can follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gcsolostar

Manchester born multi-instrumentalist John
Blaylock. It2019s a winning combination of his heartfelt
vocals, superb songwriting skills and his trusty Dreadnought
acoustic guitar.
 Franco is no stranger to
success and as a testament to the power of his musical
ability, he was asked personally by Desmond Tutu to write a
song celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela. The archbishop
gave the song entitled "Inyaniso" (translation -
"Truth") as a gift to Mr Mandela for his
 Franco has been making waves
both sides of the Atlantic, having completed his first US
tour last year, he was back in LA in April to keep up
writing links with the likes of Rick Garcia (Hollywood voice
over artist and songwriter), Pam Sheyne (writer for
Christina Aguilera / Corinne Bailey Rae / Miley Cyrus) and
Marcella Detroit (Shakespeare Sister /
was in LA Franco wrote and recorded his brand new EP and
teamed up with UK based record label Supersonic Media. As an
introduction to Franco, prior to the EP dropping in 2016 

Artist : CHAPPO
Single Release: ‘MAD MAGIC’
Label: Caroline International
Release date: 22nd January 2016
Track Length : 3:43 ( Radio Edit )
Taken from : Forthcoming 2nd album ‘Future Former Self’ released 22nd January 2016.

Just announced : The Great Escape Festival 2016


"...an excellently overstuffed garage-psych sound." - Pitchfork
“’Future Former Self’ is a triumph” – Baeble Music 

“Clever, surging art-pop.” – CMJ.com

‘Mad Magic’ is the forthcoming single from New York based indie rock band CHAPPO and is due for release on Caroline International on 22nd January 2016. It’s the second single to be taken from their forthcoming second album ‘Future Former Self’, which is due out on 22nd January 2016.

The song’s positively upbeat and idiosyncratic vibe is intriguing considering its subject matter.
Rene Cogito has left his wife back home traveling to a black hole hoping to save mankind. 'Mad Magic' is a trip into the transparency of time as darkness surrounds Rene's field of vision.  Vivid images, memories, and sensations overwhelm him as the constancy of the sun fades in his peripheral.  When did that moment happen? Was it today, yesterday, or has it happened yet? Will he preserve his mental acuity or will madness creep into his psych?'

Rene’s journey is part of a surreal narrative that runs throughout the album, a cosmic body of work exploring the abstract nature of time and the experience it has on the perception of reality.
CHAPPO’s first single from this album ‘Hang On’ was well received and found early radio support from the likes of John Kennedy and Simon Raymonde.

The band formed in the East Village of New York in 2009. Splitting the difference between the guitar-driven psychedelia of ‘60s west coast rock and the spiritual witch doctor moonshine of Dr. John, they tour constantly and have supported the likes of Of Montreal, Big Data, Imagine Dragons and The Flaming Lips. They will be touring the UK in early 2016, dates to be announced in due course.
CHAPPO’s music has featured in several syncs including ads for Apple iPod Touch, Macy’s and Sears and the TV series’ ‘90120’ HBO’s ‘Hung’ and NBC’s ‘Up All Night’.

Jae Franklin gears up for another impressive release

Dynamic songstress Jae Franklin is a citizen of the world. Her curiosity about the interconnectedness of people has led her to perform in over 20 countries from Ethiopia to Dubai. No stranger to pop stardom, Jae toured as a background vocalist for Grammy Award winner Melanie Fiona and eventually began performing at a host of reputable venues across the world as a solo artist. Franklin sure knows her stuff and now its time for her to get in the minds of the masses.


Jae was a 80s baby She grew up in one of the most dynamic erasof music. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Jae’s father exposed her to the blues - the likes of B.B. King and Bobby “Blue” Bland, balanced out with greats like Shirley Caesar and Michael Jackson. Jae also shared her mother’s love of contemporary pop and soul music, admiring the music of Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Bolton Today, Jae is inspired by legends like Angelique Kidjo, Jamiroquai, Stevie Wonder, and Sade. It’s no wonder her music sounds the way it does.


Since 2010, Jae has given the world a taste of what’s next. Her voice can be heard on countless collaborations across the web. Her cover of Jamiroquai’s “Morning Glory” was praised by the British band and featured on their official Facebook page. Her collaborations and solo projects have been applauded by esteemed websites like MOOVMNT, Sampleface, and Groovement.


Most recently, Jae started sharing new music in September 2015, releasing her new single ‘Music & Love,’ which premiered on reputable websites like Indie Shuffle and URB.


Stream ‘Music & Love’ here: https://soundcloud.com/jaefranklin/music-and-love


Franklin is well on her way to cementing herself among the soul and pop greats that have influenced her. Her forthcoming album, “CHEERS TO LIFE,” will be released in 2016 and feature production by Charles LaMont and WaxMantic. Featuring the lead single, ‘Higher,’ Jae Franklin is set for an impressive year.


Stream ‘Higher’ here: https://soundcloud.com/jaefranklin/higher-cheerstolife


“Cheers to Life” is out February 2nd featuring lead single ‘Higher’.





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