Album Review | Thirst – Nomad | Planet Mosh
Aug21

Album Review | Thirst – Nomad | Planet Mosh

As Monty Python would say…And now for something completely different. I’m talking about the new mini-album from alternative rock band Thirsty. Thirsty was founded by Guy Bailey (former guitarist and founding member of the Quireboys) and Russian poet Irina D. That’s already starting to sound a bit unusual, but for this release, a mini-album that follows their second album, things have got even more unusual – they’ve done it in...

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Chris Kimsey teams up with Russ Andrews and Rupert Neve Designs
Jun21

Chris Kimsey teams up with Russ Andrews and Rupert Neve Designs

Record producer Chris Kimsey teams up with Russ Andrews and Rupert Neve Designs to revolutionize his studio work. Russ Andrews is delighted to welcome Chris Kimsey, one of the most respected record producers and engineers, as endorsee of the Rupert Neve RNHP headphone amplifier with Russ Andrews ‘The Supplier’ power supply, YellO Power mains cables and Kimber Axios headphone cable, which he is using extensively for mixing and...

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PLUNGER | Half Moon double-header with Du Bellows and Second Sons
Jul02

PLUNGER | Half Moon double-header with Du Bellows and Second Sons

From PLUNGER  | July 2, 2017 Everyone knows two heads are better than one… … and they don’t come better than this Half Moon double-header with Du Bellows and Second Sons: two young London bands, both very much on the rise, both already recognised as special by renowned producer/engineer Chris Kimsey. Given Chris’ history its maybe no surprise there’s a thread of retro vibe running through both acts. Du Bellows perfectly capture that...

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KEXP Exclusive Interview | Peter Perrett
Jun23

KEXP Exclusive Interview | Peter Perrett

KEXP Exclusive Interview | Peter Perrett By KEXP | Published: JUNE 20, 2017 Back in 1989, The Replacements covered the song “Another Girl Another Planet,” originally by late ’70s UK power-punk band The Only Ones, and it never would’ve happened if not for their former manager Peter Jesperson, who put the song on a mix tape for the tour van. Jesperson will be familiar to KEXP listeners — most recently, the co-founder of Twin/Tone...

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Video | Flare Voyant – Ephemeral Romance (EXCLUSIVE)
Jun05

Video | Flare Voyant – Ephemeral Romance (EXCLUSIVE)

Thomas Baignères: Vocals Rod Bourganos: Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals George Hudson: Bass, Lap Steel Guitar, Backing Vocals Lucas Roxo: Drums Produced by Chris KIMSEY Recorded and Mixed by George MURPHY Mastered by Chris KIMSEY Video by Christophe Huguenot “Barbarians of Rock and Roll”, Flare Voyant is a London-based borderless band formed by flamboyant musicians from different nationalities who were reunited through...

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Album Review | ERJA LYYTINEN – “STOLEN HEARTS”
Mar30

Album Review | ERJA LYYTINEN – “STOLEN HEARTS”

  REVIEW Finnish slide guitarist / singer / writer Erja Lyytinen releases her new album, “Stolen Hearts” on Friday, 7th April – the follow-up to 2015’s “Live In London”, and the first studio album since her tribute to Elmore James, the 2014 release, “The Sky Is Crying”. The 11 tracks here are all self-penned by the lady herself – including two collaborations, with “Stolen Hearts” being recorded in Helsinki and London, and...

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