Music in Guernsey in 2017

When I first started thinking about what to include in my review of music in Guernsey and the Bailiwick in 2017 I was having a hard time thinking of what the big, defining aspect of the year had been. Other years there have been new festivals, large-scale events or individual bands who have really stood... Continue Reading →

Pride of Guernsey awards – 07/10/17

Last night I attended my second Pride of Guernsey awards ceremony after being nominated, for the second year in a row, for the Moonpig Arts Contribution Of The Year Award. For some context the awards are run by The Guernsey Press to celebrate people in the local community in a range of categories from Overcoming... Continue Reading →

BBC Introducing Day 2017

For the past ten years BBC Introducing has been championing new music around the UK, and at BBC Introducing Guernsey, I've been a part of that, officially for the last nine years. While BBC Introducing Guernsey marked nine years last weekend (you can find out more about that here), we got involved with the 10th... Continue Reading →

Mura Masa – Self-titled

When I first encountered the person that has become Mura Masa (aka Alex Crossan) he was the shy and retiring lead guitarist for deathcore band So Cold The River at one of the Rock of Ages events at Guernsey's Carlton Hotel. Since then things have changed slightly from a few demos made in his bedroom... Continue Reading →

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