LATEST ARCHIVE ENTRIES
 

Artist: Roland Gift

by Nick Boldockon 21st August 2017
Roland Gift was born in Birmingham but moved to Hull aged 11, attending Kelvin Hall School. He cut his early musical chops with ska revivalists The Akrylykz, initially playing saxophone before moving on to take over vocal duties. [...]

Artist: The Limes

by Nick Boldockon 11th August 2017
Formed in 1994 in Hull, The Limes toured around Hull and Yorkshire. They of course played the Adelphi many times with the likes of Spacemaid, Lithium Joe and King Rupert to name but a few, and also landed an Adelphi support slot with Mansun in 1995. [...]

Artist: Don Charles

by Nick Boldockon 10th August 2017
Born Walter Stanley Scuffham in Hull in December 1933, Don Charles was primarily a crooner and ballad singer blessed with a striking vocal style. Despite a string of single releases on Parlophone, Decca and HMV, he managed only one hit, 1962's "Walk With Me My Angel". [...]

Artist: Ted Key / Ted Key And The Kingstons

by Nick Boldockon 27th July 2017
Ted Key is the original bass player and songwriter for the 1980s iconic, ground-breaking band The Housemartins. He received BPI gold discs for his contributions to the albums “London 0 – Hull 4”, and “Now That’s What I Call Quite Good”, and toured with the Housemartins for almost two years before leaving to continue with cult Hull punk-abilly band The Gargoyles [...]

Artist: The Pressure Group

by Nick Boldockon 21st July 2017
The band that eventually became The Pressure Group first started rehearsing in the sound laboratory that was the bathroom of student house, 34 Auckland Avenue. Michael McGrath and Kevin Wade had rudimentary grasps of guitar chords, Mike Catling was OK on the mouth organ and drummer Mike Norton cut his teeth by banging an upturned waste bin [...]

Resolve Records

Label: Resolve Records

by Nick Boldockon 21st July 2017
The following post originally appeared on Joe Solo's website (find it here) and is reproduced here with Joe's permission (and a big thank you). So, Joe, Resolve Records then... [...]