Songs that you didn’t know you knew…

It happens very rarely, but when it does it honestly shocks you. The phrase… Why haven’t I heard of this band before???? Such it is with … Read the full article here Mods Of Your Generation Target Radio

Mysterious Medway Nuggets and Snippets

The writing and performing of songs is a mysterious thing. The things that you expect to work sometimes don’t, and then sometimes little nuggets of gold come out of nowhere. Sometimes a song appears waving a flag and demanding attention, and sometimes it is like trying to squeeze toothpaste back into the tube. The songs that we are drawn to tend to be like Sketches, in the Dickensian sense, little snippets of … Read more

Intangibility. Yearning. Melancholy.

Review re-blog courtesy of the wonderful folks at Intangibility. Yearning. Melancholy. If Theatre Royal had a penny for every instance of reaching for the unreachable, desiring the unobtainable, losing the unwinnable, they would be as rich as kings. Almost inevitably, that won’t happen. And so we come to their latest EP, Incidental Friend. Wistful, regretful, achingly dissatisfied, the four new songs cover familiar Theatre Royal ground. But, as ever, there’s a … Read more

Incidentally …

It’s not very often that a band appears on the music scene, one hundred per cent ‘ready.’ Rochester band Theatre Royal are one. I have been banging about them from virtually day one, and now, ahead of their fifth album release, due early next year, they have confirmed my faith with their excellent new ‘Incidental Friend‘ EP. Read the full Loud Horizon review  here…  

Big River Album Launch – Kentonline

Rockers Big River return to Red Lion in Gravesend to launch album where they started out Blues-rockers Big River are set to return to the venue where their journey first started, to launch their debut album. The band come to The Red Lion in Crete Hall Road, Gravesend, on Thursday August 15 to mark the release of their new album Redemption and celebrate a whirlwind three years on the road. Since forming … Read more

Well behaved women rarely make history

Image: Lara Homaidan Hagitation for the Nation Rejuvenated anarcho darlings HAGAR THE WOMB have their new record out just in time for their Rebellionappearance. The six-track Hagitate EP was recorded by Medway legend Jim Riley at Ranscombe Studios in Rochester and is released via Kent DIY label Grow Your Own on 10″ black/red marbled vinyl and CD and is available through Bandcamp and at Rebellion. The six-piece band are arguably even more … Read more

Theatre Royal – Shindig Review

According to this review from Shindig Magazine you are all ‘discerning radio broadcasters’. Thanks for helping us get our music heard by people other than our mum’s over the years. @JohnKennedy @steve_lamacq @MickeyUndertone @CrowleyOnAir @gidcoe — Theatre Royal (@Theatre_Royal_) 16 July 2019