Nick Churchill

Thursday, 25 May 2017 14:53

Jem of Shelleyan Orphan in Conversation

From Branksome Beach to the world, maybe there’s a parallel reality in which Shelleyan Orphan
A chilly night in a school hall just off the main drag between Bournemouth and Poole – probably not the stuff of dreams for the first night of their first European tour, but if The Cactus Blossoms are as warmly received every night they’ll be itching to come back.
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:07

Ronnie Mayor - Love, Life & the Urban Myth

One of the by-products of popular culture’s ’nads being held in the vice-like grip of TV ‘talent’ shows and phone polls is that the language of Art has been hijacked by those that respect or understand it the least. Thus, we hear a lot about the ‘Artist’ and their ‘Journey’ when neither term applies.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:38

In Search of The Loch Ness Monster

In 1991 Steve Feltham gave up a stable life and secure livelihood to search for the Loch Ness monster.
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 15:05

Yeovil Town Superfan Pat Custard

Short of scoring a last minute winner, there’s not much that Pat Custard hasn’t done for Yeovil Town Football Club over the last 30-odd years.
Monday, 02 May 2016 14:47

Keith Guppy Star Wars Fan

A long time ago in a street not too far away… a seven-year-old boy from Yeovil called Keith Guppy ripped open a Christmas present.
Sunday, 23 August 2015 10:32

Nick Churchill on Clarks Desert Boots

As cultural icons go, the Clarks Desert Boot (other brands are available, but don't be fooled, there's only one that matters)
/Graham Dee.
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Graham Dee -The Thirteenth Man

I flatter myself that anyone should notice, but before we go any further I must declare an interest here – I have a songwriting credit on this album, generously bestowed on me for providing the title of track three, Emily Nuthin.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 19201
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Award-winning folktronica duo Solarference perform their electrifying live soundtrack to John S Robertson’s 1920 silent film of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde on tour this spring.The all-original soundtrack weaves layers of folk song and soundscape as it brings to life the shadowy magic on screen as Robert Louis Stevenson’s story revels in the contradictions of human nature.Described as “one of the most original acts playing English folk music” by fRoots magazine, Solarference – Nick Janaway and Sarah Owen –
Saturday, 29 June 2013 13:09

Paul Weller Southampton Guildhall

Paul Weller Southampton Guildhall.j

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Maybe it was down to the band not having played much this year, maybe it was just a sticky night and the sound was doing battle with the Guildhall's challenging acoustics, but we were some way south of prime Weller.
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