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The Gargoyles – The Magnificent Church

by Nick Boldockon 1st September 2019
The second of two 7" singles put out by legendary Hull band The Gargoyles [...]

Moscow - Gabriel

Moscow – Gabriel

by Nick Boldockon 1st September 2019
Acclaimed synth pop 7" single from 1983 [...]

Fonda 500 - Super Chimpanzee (Village Records)

Label: The Village

by Nick Boldockon 28th August 2019
Record label set up from the Adelphi and overseen by Fonda 500 and Adelphi boss Paul Jackson. Intended as a label that would promote "music that is either too good for, or beyond the reach of, the British corporate music industry" [...]

Self Drive Records

Label: Self Drive Music

by Nick Boldockon 28th August 2019
Independent label run by local band Red Guitars, primarily as a vehicle for their own records though the label also put out singles by Poor Howard and Jeremy Kidd [...]

Black Kes

Artist: Black Kes

by Nick Boldockon 25th August 2019
Black Kes started as a joke in 2012 after CrackTown's Silver Fox left Hull to live in Rugby, meaning guitarist Adam Atkinson was left without a band. [...]

Scarlet - Love Hangover CD single

Scarlet – Love Hangover

by Nick Boldockon 29th July 2019
1995 CD single [...]

Steve Cobby – Revolutions

by Nick Boldockon 6th July 2019
Soundtrack to the stage play Revolutions by Dave Windass. Original score composed by Steve Cobby. [...]

Venue: Bonus Arena

by Nick Boldockon 12th June 2019
Originally mooted to be part of the 2017 City Of Culture developments, the Bonus Arena (which was named Hull Venue whilst under construction) eventually opened its doors in July 2018. Appropriately the opening event featured a showcase of local bands put together by the BBC Introducing team [...]

Graham Graham Beck @ Kardomah94 (2019) 1

Artist: Graham Graham Beck

by Nick Boldockon 12th June 2019
Solo performer and singer-songwriter Graham Graham Beck (the alter-ego of Graham Beck), has been developing over the years. Originally from Great Yarmouth, he came to Hull in 1973 as 'a humble art student'. He dallied in free-form/improvisational jazz at Hull Regional College Of Art [...]

Norm Kirby

Artist: Norm Kirby

by Nick Boldockon 27th May 2019
Born April '59, exactly two months after the death of Buddy Holly, so just the right age to be discovering glam rock, David Bowie and Iggy Pop [...]