WILD REMEDY – Songs From Home EP

Three distinctly different voices; a world of folky arrangements; an instantly classic feel. Introducing Wild Remedy: a Canadian trio whose debut EP ‘Songs From Home’ mixes pop, folk, and a world of harmonies, and shares a selection of songs that sound like they’ve long been a part of the Americana scene and even other peoples’ repertoires.

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REAL GONE GOES OUT: MANIC STREET PREACHERS – Dreamland, Margate, Kent 19/7/2024

The last night of their double headlining tour with the mighty Suede finds Manic Street Preachers visiting the seaside town of Margate. The Welsh heroes have been here before, but not for some time. They first played here as part of a Radio 1 Roadshow in 1993, a day Nicky Wire remembers well. “I lost a lot of money on the diddlers”, he tells the audience, before clarifying his Welsh slang refers to the town’s slot machines, and James Dean Bradfield reminds everyone to “gamble responsibly!” to the amusement of a sell-out crowd.

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Watch ‘Rock N Roll Seduction’ – the new video from Gwailo

Gwailo aren’t messing about when it comes to riffs on their current single ‘Rock N Roll Seduction’. This four minute blast from the Sunderland rockers is a celebration, but more than that, an acknowledgement of how music can be a true mistress – how its sounds charm and win over the listener, and have the power to transform any mood.

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THE REAL GONE SINGLES BAR #61

Welcome back to the Real Gone Singles Bar, the place where we explore some of the more interesting mp3s and individual tunes that’ve landed in our inbox over the previous few weeks. In proper Singles Bar tradition, this week’s column covers a lot of musical ground by taking in country and a couple of singer songwriters alongside some extreme metal. There’s even time to introduce a new rock band. It’s unlikely that everything here will appeal to everyone, but as always, we hope you find something new to enjoy.

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