Year: 2020

Single cover of Walk on Water by The String of Roses

Walk on Water by The String of Roses – Single Review

A duo created out of lockdown, if we look at the positive sides of the pandemic (which there are little), a lot of music was created online. The String of Roses are one of those finds you discover during a dark […]

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Remembering Jez Cole

After the passing of Jez Cole, known for running the Worcester School of Rock and Performance (or WSRP) for over a decade and for his musicianship in various local bands over more than twenty years, SLAP pays tribute to his […]

Single cover for Pocket Full of Flowers by Fights & Fires

Fights & Fires – Pocket Full of Flowers – Single Review

“Sometimes you’ve gotta start again”, and when you do, you will need the strength and power of a blinding anthem to give you the motivation. “Pocket Full of Flowers”, by Worcestershire based punk/Rock band, Fights & Fires is one trillion […]

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Christmas Theatre for Hereford and Worcester

West End cast brings joy to Worcester with festive family show This December, Worcester’s Swan Theatre welcomes ‘Santa’s Christmas Party’, a fun Christmas show for all the family to enjoy. Featuring a full West End Cast of performers from Kinky […]

single cover for Straight Up Genius by Jack Blackman

Straight Up Genius by Jack Blackman – Single Review

Jack Blackman has been busy. Rather than spending lockdown binge watching Netflix, Blackman has fed his fans with release to release, making 2020 worthwhile. His latest single, ‘Straight Up Genius’ captures the new meaning of everyday life amidst Covid. Upbeat […]

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THE IKO ALLIANCE – ‘Remain Calm’ – EP Review

‘THE IKO ALLIANCE’ is a collaboration founded by producer/songwriter Dave Draper (Hey You Guys!) and composer/songwriter Paul Terry (Cellarscape), surprising & delighting fans with its debut E.P. there is certainly much here not to ‘Remain Calm’ about. With four songs, […]

EP cover for Time For You by Day Trip to Monaco

Time For You by Day Trip to Monaco – EP Review

Armed with a hook-line that will sink itself into our brain easily, Day Trip to Monaco release their first single ‘Time For You’ since their self-titled EP was released back in September. Currently based in Liverpool, the two piece band […]

Single cover for Still Winter, Still Waiting by Katherine Priddy

Still Winter, Still Waiting by Katherine Priddy – Single Review

An artist I’ve personally been following for a couple of years, Katherine Priddy’s music certainly soothes the soul. Folk music at it’s finest, Katherine’s vocals and finger-style guitar playing feels up there with the greats, and it’ll come at no […]