Interview: Alex Bone

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Alex Bone… Hello Alex how are you?I’m good thank you :) Hope you’re well! I’m great, thank you for asking! You’re a saxophonist, composer and producer, originally from the North of England. How did it all begin for you?Both my parents are musicians (my Mum’s a singer and my Dad’s a saxophonist) -  I constantly heard them playing and teaching in the…

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Interview: Lines of Flight

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Matthew and Helen of Lines of Flight Matthew and Helen thanks for agreeing to talk to us. How are you?MH: Hi there - good, thank you. Things seem to be going well and we’re enjoying how people are reacting to the music releases. You connected during the first lockdown of 2020, how did this come about? MH: A bit of luck; a bit…

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Interview: Blanid

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Blanid… Hello Blanid, how are you? I’m very well thanks - hope you are too!   I’m very well, thank you for asking! Congratulations on making Fresh Faves with your beautiful song Fool’s Gold, how does it feel? It’s an honour to be there with so many other great artists! It has beautiful lyrics that touched me. How did it come about?It’s a personal…

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Vanishing Point @ AMP Studios

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Neil March about the return of his live gigs. You have brought back the Vanishing Point gigs after a hiatus with COVID. How does it feel?Slightly unreal at the moment although, with pretty much all the tickets sold and arrangements finalised for set-up and sound, it is beginning to feel more real. There are actually two lots of monthly gigs - Vanishing…

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Interview: Machina X

Derek Osei-Owusu interviews Cyrus from Machina X… Hello Cyrus, how are you?I’m doing great! Thank you for having me. You are a producer and musician, how did it all begin for you?Well, I never considered myself musically inclined until my late teens, when it just sort of happened, after being exposed to rock, punk and electronic music through video games. I started out with my…

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Interview: Monique B

Derek Osei-Owusu interviews Monique B… Congratulations on the release of “Revolving Doors”. Describe it in three words.Thank you, in three words - enlightenment, positive, journey. You’re a singer songwriter and producer originally from Wales. How did it all begin?I’ve been doing music since I was about 14. It all started in my bedroom, I had a little setup using Cubase, and I used to send…

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Interview: Helefonix

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Helefonix, aka Helen Meissner… Congratulations on the release of “Jackie Weaver’s Kicked Him Out”. How does it feel?It feels slightly unreal really, but then so does most of my life when I look back on it. So no change there then! I’ve been called ‘thought, word, deed’ by people close to me and have a habit of acting on impulse. Of course,…

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For a Fistfull of Credits

Tobisonics talks the Good, The Bad & The Ugly of SubmitHub with its creator, Jason. In a short number of years pay for submission has become the norm across the independent music scene, thanks in no small part to the success of SubmitHub, and while opinions among independent artists run the full gambit from glowing praise to utter disdain, with live music struggling to find…

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Interview: Dorothy Bird

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Dorothy Bird Congratulations on Kaleidoscope making the Fresh Faves, how does it feel? I'm over the moon as it's such a dear song to me. It's nice to hear such positive feedback on something that I'm so proud of. You are a singer/songwriter/musician from Berlin and Liverpool. How did it all begin for you? I grew up in the East part of…

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Interview: The JoJo Man Band

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Nick Woodgate, AKA The Jojo Man Band. Hello Nick, how are you?I'm extremely well thanks Del, enjoying this lockdown. My partner Yvonne lost her job last year, but it means we can be together which is great!! Congratulations on making the Fresh Faves Batch 396 with “It Will Be”. How does it feel?It’s amazing!! I’ve been putting songs up regularly for the…

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