Review: Love Lust by Tale of Two

Here at Musicvein we're excited about the release of new single 'Love Lust' by Dickensian duo Gemma Rogers and Alfie Jackson aka Tale of Two. Following their mini UK tour, final stop Kendal Calling Festival at the end of the month, they found time to slip in the release of this tale of carnality and... Continue Reading →

Whiz-Bang Meeting Leads to the Birth of Two

Rostered to play on the same bill led to a whiz-bang meeting of two minds for ex-Holloways frontman Alfie Jackson and singer/songwriter Gemma Rogers. Collaborating as Two - the duo are set to release debut single 'Angels', 14th December, hotly followed by a 5-track EP 'Great Expectations' in January. Describing themselves as telling modern stories... Continue Reading →

Review: Alfie Jackson – I Guess That’s Love These Days

He was once part of bad-boy indie-rock outfit The Holloways but how life seems to be mellowing for former member Alfie Jackson. Now taking a more laid back and philosophical approach to his writing, evident in previous release 'The Last Holiday' and now with follow up single 'I Guess That's Love These Days' - a... Continue Reading →

Alfie Jackson Releases Charity Single to Help Children in Syria

Former member of The Holloways, Alfie Jackson, has released charity single 'The Last Holiday' in a plight to help child victims of war. Working in partnership with War Child and The Kurdi Foundation, Alfie - like many across the nation - felt so moved by the graphic image of Alyan Kurdi laying face down on a... Continue Reading →

Musicvein Interviews Melton Rapper Skanz

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, the small, sleepy Market Town of the Midlands has fertilized some exceptional talent in actors and musicians over the years, from a Monty Python (Graham Chapman) to Gavin & Stacey star Adrian Scarborough and ex Holloways band member Alfie Jackson. Hot on the scent of more home grown talent, Musicvein hunted down 27 year old rapper Skanz... Continue Reading →

Ex Holloway Member Alfie Jackson Talks Candidly About Life After The Band

They were the mid-noughties Saints and Sinners of Holloway Road, London. Their most notable song 'Generator' reached the UK Top 20 and was later used in an Ad for Butlins. They toured with the best - The Kooks, Pogues, Babyshambles and the Noisettes - but after their storming success, Record Label mishaps and the death... Continue Reading →

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