Seager & Carter

Seager & Carter is a fine and bluesy duo featuring Gary Seager and Terry Carter. They both run their own well-established bands and have been active on the Kent music scene for 20+ years. Gaz plays acoustic and resonator guitars – and also runs Bad Pennies. Terry sings and plays harmonica – and also runs Get Carter. They recorded their promo EP – Making Tracks – at Ranscombe Studio in August 2018. … Read more

Bad Pennies

After recording several demos at Ranscombe Studios, Bad Pennies chose Jim Riley to record their debut album – Songs from the Medway Delta in 2018. A blues rock album with a wide range of styles – from out-and-out rockers to shuffles, minor blues, acoustic and harmonica tracks. Jim Riley captured it all and the result is a signature sound that really represents the band well.  Songs from the Medway Delta has been … Read more

Broken Banjo  


Perjury a brand new brutal punk n Oi! from band from Kent. All original material written by the band . Influences include Blitz,  GBH, Motorhead , In the gutter looking at the stars. After six rehearsals the band recorded a five track demo at Ranscombe studio’s in Rochester(December 2nd 2018). That demo has already had rave reviews and been played on local radio and gigs are booked for 2019. These five songs … Read more

The Fubs

The Fubs …..were a covers/originals band from Medway/ Gravesend. We recorded at Jim’s quite a lot, and loved every minute of it. Sometimes we would go in with some original tracks that we loved, but when the ideas & advice started flowing from Both Brendan & Jim , they seemed to sound so much better. One last thing, as a novice lead singer, and knowing Jim for many years & his musical history … Read more

Kelly Stanley & Company

“I first recorded at Ranscombe when I was just 14 and starting my career as a Singer/Songwriter. I was made to feel so comfortable and confident by Jim and it’s because of this, as well as the incredible quality and attention to detail that I have returned again and again. Most recently our new line up ‘Kelly Stanley & Company’ managed to achieve a 6 track EP in just 2 days at … Read more

Funke and the Two Tone Baby

Funke and the Two Tone Baby is a one man sonic explosion. Uncategorized and uncharted. Jammed halfway between frenzied alt-blues and metronomic dance beats. Combining guitar and harmonica with beatboxing and effects that seamlessly collide the organic with the mechanical to create a fresh sound of unstoppable rhythm and unrelenting melody. Read more at FATTTB website

The Unknown

The Unknown originally formed in 2013 as 4 friends meeting up at Jam Nights. Practicing covers in a warehouse in Northfleet, the band quickly started writing there own material, and performing them alongside covers around the Gravesend area. In January 2015 we ventured to Jim Riley’s Ranscombe Studios, for our first endeavour in recording, in November 2015 we released our first album “Into the Unknown” with our brand of what I like to … Read more