Frank Turner

Safe Gigs for Everyone... After Paris, I Still Believe

Tracey Wise | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tracey Wise

No-one can condemn those directly involved in what happened at Le Bataclan for packing up and going home. I cannot begin to imagine the horror they faced. And at Rock City, is clear it is not far from anyone's minds this night, and it feels, rightly so, like it'll be a long time before anyone forgets.

Frank Turner Album Interview: "I've Literally Never Heard of Drake"

Dan Tickner | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dan Tickner

With his hardcore background and hard-gigging work ethic, Turner is the antithesis of the blog-hyped indie darling and is amusing when rattled, "It was kind of irritating when some arsehole would announce rock music was dead but now it's particularly stupid."

Frank Turner Wants a Word With You

Mark Davyd | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Davyd

Agent of Change has been trialed and tested in Australia and it works; better planning, better developments, people thinking about what exists where they want to live and how they will live there, music venues and others thinking more about their neighbours.

Introducing: Tim O-T

Clara Cullen | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

I'd met Tim properly a few weeks earlier; his song writing and live shows had come highly recommended by peers Ruby Day and Sean McGowan. Knowing him as a part of this budding music community I set out to find out a bit more about the young performer.

Will Varley: From the Cliffs of Hell to the City Lights

Clara Cullen | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

Will Varley is an interesting chap. I've been a fan since stumbling upon his first album Advert Soundtracks. Political, humorous and always very honest, it's the sort of song writing that can connect viscerally. Yet, despite my earnest attempts otherwise, it was also the type of song writing that not many people seemed to be taking much notice of.

Introducing: Seán McGowan

Clara Cullen | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

Things are on the up for singer-songwriter Seán McGowan. He will shortly be signing a record deal and his new single Come Unstuck features Frank Turner on backing vocals. Things have never been better for the Southampton local.

SXSW 2013 - Welcome to the Best Music Industry Schmooze on the Planet

Paul Carey | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Carey

When I sat down to write a few words on this year's SXSW in Austin, Tx I was thinking 500, maybe a 1000 would be sufficient to sum it up. I was wrong. Put in seven simple words, SXSW is THE BEST INDUSTRY EVENT ON THE PLANET!

Interview: A Conversation with Beans on Toast

Clara Cullen | Posted 15.11.2012 | Home
Clara Cullen

Jay McAllister is more commonly known by his stage name 'Beans on Toast'. His unpretentious nature and communal folk sing-alongs have assured his place as a north London legend.

Let FROG Organise the Olympics

Ronnie Joice | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Last week I attended a party thrown by Bacardi to celebrate their 150th birthday party. At one point, I found myself stood next to a prolific music bl...

Pupil Wrote Hit Song During 'Boring' Maths Lessons

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A budding musician has admitted she composed some of her music during "boring" maths lessons. Maisie-Mae Cater, from Milking Nook, Cambridgeshire, ...

Speaking Frankly About Music

Jon Spira | Posted 17.06.2012 | Home
Jon Spira

As a 30-something music fan, it's pretty easy to feel disheartened these days. It's not that there is a shortage of good music, not at all, but a very fractured landscape in which bands can become popular and respected in tiny music-loving niches but usually not to such a degree that they can actually make a living from it.