Here is the long-awaited promo video for Radio Fandango, a new internet radio station that aims to emulate the playful and slightly sea-sicky spirit of seventies pirate radio meets American college radio. The mission to support the support bands and bring new music and comedy to your ears! No algorithms, no genres, curated by humans. For the video, we channeled our inner Jacques Cousteau shining a light on the weird and wonderful creatures at the bottom of
This is a Facebook Live recording of me reading Chapter 1 ‘ULU’ from my book Anoint My Head – How I Failed to Make it as Britpop Indie Rockstar. I quite enjoyed channelling my inner Val Doonican so I may do more. Kind of like a video book. Maybe that could become a thing. In other news the audiobook is out sometime in the new year depending when can get back in the studio, pending
I got interviewed by Ben and Steve for their fab new podcast which rediscovers lost demoes and the stories behind them. You can hear hare here me talking about me and The Pointy Birds and Big Slice for over an hour, without stopping. Poor Ben and Steve but I paid them handsomely….
Episode 3 is out now. Here is the story so far… Black Pig landlord Fergal and music promoter Donald have a showdown regarding the way forward for the music venue and come up with a food-based solution. Meanwhile, Neil continues with his meetings in London and then reports back to The Sickness at their band rehearsal. Golden Ears is a new sitcom-podcast about a dad-manager, a toilet-venue, and a dog called Memphis. It may contain
Or to give the song it’s full title: ‘Would You Sell Your Nan Down The River For A Hit?’. This is the bonus song from Golden Ears episode two with Gary Gold from Fingers In Pies asking dad-manager Neil Sparks whether his band really really want it. You can listen to ‘Sell your Nan’ on Spotify. And/or you can listen Golden Ears episode one and beyond on usual podcast outlets or experience the full thing here.
Dad-manager Neil Sparks gets the train to London for his breakfast meetings to have a munch and some brunch and then maybe a spot of lunch with various music industry movers and shakers, but possibly bites off more than he can chew. Meanwhile, Black Pig landlady Joyce tries to calm her husband Fergal down after a band expresses their feelings about the landlord with a spray can. Listen to episode two on this site here or
Dad-manager Neil Sparks visits his deceased wife Sally to tell her about his breakfast meeting in London but can’t help breaking into song. And in case you are wondering ‘Breakfast Meeting’ is the episode 1 bonus song from Golden Ears. And Golden Ears is a new sitcom-podcast about a dad-manager called Neil Sparks. And Neil Sparks is a 49-year-old travel agent who decides to manage his son Dorian’s band – The Sickness. And The Sickness may or may not
It’s been a long time coming but here it is. Golden Ears is a new sitcom-podcast about a dad-manager, a toilet-venue, and a dog called Memphis. It may contain the odd song and animation along the way too. Dad manager Neil is unable to contain his excitement as he is invited to not one, but TWO Breakfast Meetings in London to discuss his son Dorian’s band. Meanwhile, Black Pig Landlord Fergal tells his music promoter
Golden Ears is a new sitcom-podcast set in the grassroots of the UK music industry featuring a dad-manger, a toilet venue and a dog called Memphis. It may include the odd song and animation along the way. Series set up: Recently widowed Neil Sparks has a dead-end office job in a travel agency and lives alone with his 26 year old unemployable son Dorian who spends all his days working on the debut album which