The Dark Guitar

Brand new outing for The Dark Guitar, Loudhailer Electric Company, live at Hull's Kardomah94   Original psychedelic sounds featuring members of seminal cult bands Red Guitars, Dead Fingers Talk and The Planet Wilson. “Cutting edge, psychedelic folk music of the highest quality.” Alan Raw, with Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music. Loudhailer Electric Company released their debut studio album – … Continue reading The Dark Guitar

Perfect Combination 2

The second Perfect Combination gig, celebrating Hull's musical heritage with performances from a host of musicians and bands who recorded at Fairview Studio between 1973 and 1993 and feature on the double album, A Perfect Combination, put together by music historian Andy Richardson. The evening raised over £1000 for an excellent local charity, The Stephen Hughes Foundation. … Continue reading Perfect Combination 2

The Planet Wilson

Look what else came to light following the treasure trove of Be-Bop Deluxe and Lynyrd Skynyrd photos hiding within Guy Peellaert's Rock Dreams...a host of Planet Wilson negatives from a photo shoot to promote our albums, In The Best Of All Possible Worlds and Not Drowning But Waving. So, here we are, Hal and Grant and I. … Continue reading The Planet Wilson


HullSongs is our Untold Stories project, gathering songs and stories about Hull and inspired by people who come to our Loudhailer Acoustic nights. Part of the project is an exhibition of Richard's photographs of HullSongs musicians and storytellers. You can visit the exhibition in the Music Section on the ground floor of Hull Central Library, where you will … Continue reading HullSongs

Rouska’s Black Book – By Captain Swing

Back in the day The Red Guitars were having a blast gigging up and down the UK & Europe, and fanzine's were where it was at. We met a sparky young guy in Leeds who produced a fanzine either named after him...or was he named after the zine? Rouska was the name. After hassling us … Continue reading Rouska’s Black Book – By Captain Swing