Tag Archives: Devon

Meeting Tim Keegan at Gate 2021 – the Departure Lounge interview

This time last year, it seemed as if we couldn’t move on the internet without some band or solo artist giving living room performances amid the first lockdown. It’s amazing how soon that became part of our musical world, as … Continue reading

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Saints preserve us – talking Cornershop’s England is a Garden with Tjinder Singh and Ben Ayres

Cornershop are back with a new album, England is a Garden, three decades after they left Preston bound for world domination (starting in Leicester), and 22 years since Norman Cook’s remix of ‘Brimful of Asha’ led them to their sole … Continue reading

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Aboard the Mothership with Hawkwind – the Dave Brock interview

It takes a while for Dave Brock to reach the phone, his wife Kris – a former Hawkwind dancer, these days the band’s manager – searching for him at their Devon base while their ‘very stubborn’ Hungarian Sheepdogs prove their … Continue reading

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Still diving for pearls – the Elkie Brooks interview

At the end of February, Elkie Brooks turns 70, and that seems difficult to believe. In fact, the Lancashire-born vocal talent agrees, chipping in with, “Likewise!” Elkie, born Elaine Bookbinder in Broughton, Salford, and brought up in Prestwich, North Manchester, … Continue reading

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