Posted in December 2012

Luke De-Sciscio – Happy New Year

Luke De-Sciscio – Happy New Year

I have been reliably informed by some people properly in the know that Swindon singer-songwriter Luke De-Sciscio has, despite being a relative youngster, been around a while, showing great promise and developing quickly. However, he is a new discovery to me, having had a recent dalliance with a full on rock n roll band (the … Continue reading

Alice – Skin & Bones

Alice – Skin & Bones

Part of my Gig Monkey column in the December Ocelot was a short review of the latest recordings from Swindon’s Alice Offley,who is  something of a musical chameleon with a back catalogue of huge variety. Having been in bands, dabbled with dance and pop influenced solo work she decided to record songs in the same style … Continue reading

Decembers Ocelot album reviews…

Decembers Ocelot album reviews…

I cast my ear over an as eclectic as always quartet of records in the December issue of The Ocelot (read it here) . The selection included 2 débuts  a prolific youngster and a returning old master. Three of the records were united in the “variety is the spice of life” sense, full of ideas, influences … Continue reading