The Essential Advent Calendar: December 11

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 11 – Jon Patrick Walker Pays Homage To John Lennon With ‘Happy Xmas (In The Edge Times)’

Who’s behind door number 11 in the Essential Advent Calendar? Why it’s Jon Patrick Walker with his song, ‘Happy Xmas (In The Times)’, a seasonal tune which you can easily imagine being part of a Broadway musical.

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The Beatles Announce New Limited Edition Collection Of Remastered Seven-Inch Vinyl Singles – ‘The Beatles: The Singles Collection’

Following the huge success of the re-release of ‘Abbey Road’, The Beatles have announced that their 46 singles will be released on 23 180-gram seven inch vinyl singles. ‘The Beatles: The Singles Collection’ is out on November 22nd through Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe.

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BAD MEN RISING – Protest Singer and Occupy Activist Tom Moriarty On Britain, Brexit and The Battle Against Injustice

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Corbyn can save Britain from the divisive mess of Brexit – that’s the view of up and coming protest…

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Slow Down Slicky: Earl Slick On Music, Bowie, And Being A Tough Cookie Touring With Glen Matlock

Lisa spoke with Earl Slick about passports, answering machines, the music industry and Bowie – as well as his upcoming tour with Glen Matlock and the Tough Cookies. The band will perform at 229 The Venue on August 10.

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AURORA KUDA – ‘VIVO PERSA’

Italian artist Aurora Kuda explores the conflict and confusion which are parts of the highs and lows of chasing and holding onto love, with her latest song, and accompanying video, ‘Vivo Persa’. The title roughly translates into English as meaning, ‘Life Is Lost’, and tells a tale which will be instantly recognisable to anyone who has experienced the complications implicit with their desire to be wanted and needed.

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Musical Legends Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin And Jerry Marotta Collaborate On Debut Album, ‘The Bucket List’

‘The Bucket List’ is the collective effort of guitar extraordinaire Phil Keaggy, legendary bassist Tony Levin, and rhythm master Jerry Marotta. Their debut album, released January 11, features 12 original instrumentals showcasing the strengths of these three musicians.

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Rebecca Blasband – ‘Fools Heaven’

Rebecca Blasband is an American singer-songwriter and screenwriter. Known as a first season cast member of MTV reality show, ‘The Real World: New York’, she released her debut album, ‘RAPT’, in 1997. This was recorded with a full band, and produced by Warren Bruleigh, known for his work with Lou Reed, and the Violent Femmes. The album, which featured Gordon Gano on electric guitars, was met with great reviews from the press, as well as saw play on college radio.

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The Beatles Reveal Three Versions Of ‘Glass Onion’ And Brand New Video!

In November 1968, millions of double LPs were shipped to record stores worldwide ahead of that tumultuous year’s most anticipated music event: the November 22nd release of ‘The BEATLES’ (soon to be better known as ‘The White Album’).

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Barbra Streisand Reveals New Track ‘Lady Liberty’, From Highly Anticipated Album ‘Walls’

Barbra Streisand has revealed the audio for ‘Lady Liberty’, a beautiful collaboration with Desmond Child, and the third track to come from her new album, ‘Walls’, set for release on Noember 2.

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Barbra Streisand Releases Incredible Interpretation Of ‘Imagine’ And ‘What A Wonderful World’

Following the politically charged, self-directed video for new single ‘Don’t Lie To Me’, Barbra Streisand has released her incredible interpretation of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ and Louis Armstrong’s ‘What A Wonderful World’.

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Demetrius N Vince – ‘Imagine 2018 ‘(single)

Demetrius N Vince are back, this time with their take on the John Lennon classic, ‘Imagine’,

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MONO CLUB RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM – ‘SKY HIGH & SUBMARINE’

London six-piece band Mono Club will release their debut album ‘Sky High And Submarine’ on 30 March, through LGM Records.

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Mark Walder Releases New Single ‘When I’m Gone’

Hailing from East London, singer songwriter Mark Walder, who’s been inspired by the likes of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, and John Lennon, has recently released his new single, ‘When I’m Gone’. The track is available now via all major digital platforms.

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Todd O’Keefe – ‘Uptown’

LA based singer songwriter Todd O’Keefe has a long music CV to his name, having played as a touring and session musician for the likes of Jeff Beck, Ray Davies, and The Posies, among others. Previously the bass player for Los Angeles power pop quartet, The 88, as well as the psych rock trio, The Green And Yellow TV, Todd has now stepped out and recorded his first solo album, ‘Uptown’.

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Six Quick Questions For Matteo Sedazzari

We’ve caught up with Matteo Sedazzari, author of ‘A Crafty Cigarette: Tales Of A Teenage Mod’ and asked him six quick questions.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Dawson Reigns

This week’s essential playlist comes from Nashville country recording artist, Dawson Reigns. We’ll be bringing you more about Dawson in coming weeks.

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