Richard Strange

Richard Strange's Strange - and Wonderful - Stories Richard Strange's Doctors Of Madness were amongst the first bands I saw, they were out there, a dramatic British beat generation band, most influential.  I had no idea what amazing adventures had befallen him since then until this week at his fabulous show at Kardomah94. His evening [...]

Loudhailer Acoustic November 2017

Thanks to everyone who came to the penultimate Loudhailer Acoustic of 2017. Fab night with loads of ace live music, a great audience and vibe. Always great to welcome new and familiar faces. It was especially good to welcome back Cowboy DC with his full country bluegrass band Work in Progress. Cowboy was one of [...]

Kayhan Kalhor by Dexter

Dexter here. Last night I went to the best gig I’ve ever been to! Me, my mum and dad went to see Kayhan Kalhor on the kamancheh playing with Fariborz Kiani on the tonbek at the National Early Music Centre. The night weaved in and out of rhythmic pizzicato and beautiful legato deep bowing. The [...]

Vanishing – 55°N, 5°E

We spotted 55°N, 5°E music and dance performance because it was happening at The Stage @ the Dock, where we held the Open Bridges musique concrète  world premiere last month. Vanishing's 55°N, 5°E is based on the true story of The Dogger Bank Incident of 1904 in which a Russian Baltic fleet mistook a British trawler for [...]

It’s Psychedelic Baby!

Thanks to the legendary It's Psychedelic Baby Magazine for featuring Loudhailer Electric Company this month. We're chuffed to bits! We chatted about our musical friends, our record label DHM and forthcoming releases, our heroes, Richard Brautigan, Berlin, Grass Roots Free Festival, Gamelan, flowers, World Boogie and all sorts. We were first introduced to Psychedelic Baby [...]

The Work in Progress Five

Work in Progress are e-x-p-a-n-d-i-n-g! Cowboy DC, Kelvin and Lewis were joined by Sophie on vocals and Dexter on violin and played a storming gig last night, we loved it, yeee hah!! Here they are - Rich took this great gallery of photos, click on an image and scroll along. Work in Progress played two [...]