The legendary Adrian Belew has certainly travelled around the musical map. A multi-instrumentalist whose solo records have been critically acclaimed, he’s also noted for his moving singing voice, and prolific songwriting, all of which has endeared him to a loyal fanbase of music lovers. His music is daily discovered by more and more listeners, and indeed, we discovered him through his work with David Bowie, and the Celebrating David Bowie concerts, one of which we were privileged to attend last year, at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush.
Nuke The Soup’s Mark Davison, first started seeing the blurring of the line between war and commercialism during the first Gulf War, when cameras and news coverage took on a shiny look, with embedded journalists on location wearing fatigue jackets and helmets on top of their perfect dos, not a hair out of place. All the while panels back at home discussed strategies, not solely of battle plans, but also how to make it all into a saleable commodity.
As well as performing as a solo artist and with various bands, Tom Kay has also worked as a session musician in the studio and on Television. His most notable appearance being on 8 out of 10 cats does countdown on Channel 4 (UK) where he performed a guitar solo. Tom gives us his Essential Weekly Playist