Steve Cradock

Merrymouth and the Food of Love

Jason Holmes | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Merrymouth's follow-up LP, Wenlock Hill, will be released on 5 May with Simon singing and writing, backed up by Dan Sealey of Ocean Colour Scene, Adam Barry and a host of distinguished collaborators.

Steve Cradock: Life at the Sharp End

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

We're lost in the crowd in the neon-soaked hotel bar down the road from the Shepherd's Bush Empire, and Steve Cradock has flown in under the radar, perhaps his parka the only give away of who he is.

Picking Up Sticks: Tony Coote of the Steve Cradock Band

Jason Holmes | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

This is Frith Street. Tony Coote sits cocooned is his chair, words flowing between drags on his Camel Light.

Damon Minchella: A Bass Player With His Finger On the Pulse

Jason Holmes | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Minchella learned the business the hard way - perhaps the best way - on the pub circuit, playing professionally for the first time in 1987, two years before the golden break with Ocean Colour Scene.

Welcome Pariah: Riding the Rock'n'Roll Wave on the South Coast

Jason Holmes | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

They're propping up the bar at The Blue Posts on Berwick Street in Soho, a duo enmeshed in a knockabout conversation about the politics of music.