100 Songs 100 Days: Day 6 – Michael Jackson

Music Challenge Day 6: Michael Jackson - Rock With You Michael Jackson - the King of Pop - famed for his creativity in song, dance and music. Michael was the first artist I became a fan of. I remember recording his music video's on VHS, replaying them over and over to try and get his … Continue reading 100 Songs 100 Days: Day 6 – Michael Jackson

100 Songs 100 Days: Day 3 – Zak Abel

  Music Challenge Day 3: Zak Abel - Say Sumthin Zak Abel is an artist that really really excites me. I came across him after the release of his EP 'One Hand on The Future' back in 2015 and was immediately blown away by his talent, voice and music compositions. Listening to him I thought he'd … Continue reading 100 Songs 100 Days: Day 3 – Zak Abel

Musicvein Interviews Iron Islands

There's something intriguing about the music created by London trio Iron Islands, that Musicvein had to catch up with Martin Andrew of the band to find out more. MV: Tell us more about Iron Islands, How did it all begin for you guys? II: "I met Al (bass player) around 12/13 years ago as he played in … Continue reading Musicvein Interviews Iron Islands

Musicvein Interviews: Chantae Cann

Her sublime vocals once provided the perfect backdrop for RnB Queen India Arie, collaborated with Eric Roberson and Snarky Puppy but now Chantae Cann takes centre stage as she embarks on her own pilgrimage with album ‘Journey To Golden’ and a pit stop in the UK. MV: Chantae, I’ve just had my feet up chilling out … Continue reading Musicvein Interviews: Chantae Cann

Voice Albania Star Alisiana, Releases Debut Album – London Bridge

In 2011, Alisiana Isufaj made it to the semi-finals of The Voice Albania. It was the first time the show had been filmed in the country and the young starlet fought hard to earn a place in front of industry experts. Now a few years on with experience and confidence under her belt, Alisiana is … Continue reading Voice Albania Star Alisiana, Releases Debut Album – London Bridge

Musicvein Interviews Damage

It's been over a year since UK Soul group Damage were on the Big Reunion TV show after which a tour followed. Now the lads have been asked to take part in the iconic Jazz Cafe's 25th Anniversary Celebrations. Musicvein caught up with Andrez, Rahsaan, Noel and Jade to talk Big Reunion, New Music and The … Continue reading Musicvein Interviews Damage

In Conversation with Michael Williams of The Drifters

It's not every day in a journalists life that you get to interview people of musical royalty, so when I was asked to interview Michael Williams of The Drifters I hop, skipped and jumped at the chance. Musicvein caught up with Michael during sound check of the 'Unforgettable' stage show he was starring in at Melton … Continue reading In Conversation with Michael Williams of The Drifters

Got To Let Go by Nate Williams

Now hands up everyone who loves 80's music, and I'm not talking the electro-pop 'Don't you want me baby' kind of vibe but the comforting sounds of Stevie Wonder, Karyn White, Prince, Michael Jackson, Peabo Bryson, Bobby Brown and Shalamar - need I go on? Well let me introduce you all to the latest UK … Continue reading Got To Let Go by Nate Williams

In Conversation with Daniel De Bourg – Part 1

It might have been a dull April mundane morning had it not been for the beaming smile that greeted me as our Skype cameras flickered into focus. Sat before me bright-eyed, poised and ready for my barrage of questions was Singer, Song-writer, Model, Dancer, X Factor Finalist and Youtube sensation Daniel De Bourg - wait, … Continue reading In Conversation with Daniel De Bourg – Part 1

London Bread by Daniel De Bourg

I'm predicting big things to come for artist Daniel De Bourg since the release of his debut album 'London Bread' in 2013. The former Fix-Factor - ahem I mean X Factor - finalist has gone from strength to strength since leaving the show and with no management backing (until recently) has managed to produce one … Continue reading London Bread by Daniel De Bourg