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Interviews

Good Vibrations podcast: Imani Hekima

By Mark Devlin | 26 June 2012
Published in: Interviews
For volume four in the Good Vibrations series, Mark Devlin chats to Imani Hekima, an independent singer/ songwriter/ musician hailing from Bradford in the North of England. With a background in reggae, dub and soul sounds, he now produces conscious mind music, very much rooted in the spirit of these… Continue>

Robin Gibb, 1949-2012

By Felix Mensah | 29 May 2012
Published in: Interviews
Though artists strongly associated with the disco era such as Sylvester, Paul Jabara, Karen Young, Vicki Sue Robinson, Izora Armstead and Patrick Cowley tragically passed away in past decades, the pearly gates of Disco heaven sadly has had plenty of ‘inductees’ in recent years. These include Teena Marie, Andrea True,… Continue>
On this weeks' show, our Hobbit delves into his record collection for a vinyl only special as a nod of respect to Record Store day. Expect funk and soul originals, blended with classic hiphop. A real gem.  Continue>

Superwoman returns

By Felix Mensah | 29 April 2012
Published in: Interviews
She scored hit after hit over a seven year period from the late 1980s, before a retreat into being an Everyday Josephine. But now in 2012 , spotlight beckons once more for a certain Karyn White. The original ‘Superwoman of soul’ and later the ‘Sweetheart Of Soul’, is back. Continue>

David Veale, Keeping It Real

By Felix Mensah | 18 March 2012
Published in: Interviews
The unstoppable and determined rap artist, singer, songwriter, one half of hip-hop collective Stylez Unite, one of the hardest working men in music and one of Bristol’s finest is back. Bristol’s latest potential superstar figure openly talks about his growing global presence, his latest ‘mixtape’, his hopes and plans for… Continue>

Estelle: Our Girl Over There

By Seri Davies | 16 March 2012
Published in: Interviews
They say time flies when you’re having fun, and it’s been an incredibly fast flying four years since Estelle released her album ‘Shine’. Since then, she’s been living between New York and Los Angeles, modelled for Naomi Campbell in her ‘Fashion for Relief’ charity runway show, collaborated with the likes… Continue>

Good Vibrations podcast: Dead Prez

By Mark Devlin | 08 March 2012
Published in: Interviews
The series that cuts through the BS facade to address what's REALLY going on in the music business moves on to talking to some of the more awakened artists on the scene. Kicking off, who better than M1, frontman of Dead Prez, a group that's never had a problem saying… Continue>

Long Time No See

By Richard Bamford | 20 February 2012
Published in: Interviews
We've not heard much of late from MOBO-award nominated singer Nate James but he's now back with a slightly different sound to that of which we are used to. Collaborating with Manchester-based DJ double act Heavyfeet, who are currently building a name for themselves across the world, the single 'Back… Continue>

Whitney Houston, 1963-2011

By Mark Devlin | 12 February 2012
Published in: Interviews
Whitney Houston died on 11th February in Los Angeles at the age of 48. The singer passed away at the Beverly Hilton hotel in advance of a pre-Grammy Awards event hosted by Arista Records founder Clive Davis, the man who signed her in the early 1980s. Houston was born in Newark,… Continue>

Good Vibrations podcast, with Nesha

By Mark Devlin | 02 February 2012
Published in: Interviews
On to the second instalment that cuts through the glossy veneer of the music industry to see what's really going on behind the scenes. In this one, Mark Devlin engages in some real talk with Nesha, who many will remember as an R&B singer with hits such as 'What's It… Continue>
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