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Feature: Israel Nash, On the Lower East Side, There Was A Bar.

When I met Israel Nash he had just finished building his own recording studio on his ranch near Austin, Texas with his great friend and musical confidante Eric Swanson.  After a meeting of minds discussing his new album Israel Nash's Silver Season...
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Rock Show: Glenn Hughes UK Tour 2017.

Glenn Hughes has announced his UK tour dates for January and February 2017.   Tickets for his UK tour dates can be booked online from www.myticket.com and www.seetickets.com.  Special guests on all UK shows will be Stone Broken. Glenn told us“I’m...
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Sound Premiere: Bandini. Such A Night.

Bandini is a singer-songwriter born and bred in Italy and based in London, raised on jazz and blues and the art of storytelling and song-writing from an early age. He began showcasing his talent on the London streets before building a presence on...
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Rock Show: Rotten Hill Gang & DJ Don Letts.

On 14th January 2017 West London band Rotten Hill Gang will be playing The Forum at Tunbridge Wells with a DJ set support from the legendary Don Letts.  Amazingly it is the Forums 24th Anniversary and they have asked the RHG to play in a special...
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Vision: Playlist January 2017

Dutch Uncles, Nadine Khouri, Israel Nash, Young Romance, Punctual, Migos, Nightlife, Red Faces, Alison Krauss, All Them Witches, Broken Forest, Taos Himm. Alex Maxwell, Parcels, Rotten Hill Gang, Tempers all on the RockShot January You Tube...
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Vision Premiere: The Luka State. Lies Lies Lies.

Cheshire Alt Rockers, The Luka State, are starting 2017 with a bang with the infectious, anthem  Lies, Lies, Lies.  The four piece band, who already have over three million views on You Tube, ring in the new year with their trademark sound of...
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Live: Billy Talent @ Tramshed, Cardiff.

It’s been almost four years since Billy Talent were last in the Welsh capital. It’s a narrowly sold out show. There’s no doubt that people still care about them, despite this absence. But this means the pressure is on to maintain and impress the...
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Festival: Handmade Festival 2017 with Frightened Rabbit, Honeyblood and British Sea Power.

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2017 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 29th and 30th April 2017. As...
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Rock Show: Glenn Hughes UK Tour 2017.

Glenn Hughes has announced his UK tour dates for January and February 2017.   Tickets for his UK tour dates can be booked online from www.myticket.com and www.seetickets.com.  Special guests on all UK shows will be Stone Broken. Glenn told us“I’m thrilled to be coming...

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Sound Premiere: Bandini. Such A Night.

Bandini is a singer-songwriter born and bred in Italy and based in London, raised on jazz and blues and the art of storytelling and song-writing from an early age. He began showcasing his talent on the London streets before building a presence on the Open Mic circuit...

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Interviews

Conversations and portraits with musicians, producers, photographers, influencers. Interviews

Interview: Michael Franti, Power To The Peaceful.

Michael Franti walks into the backstage area of London’s Heaven venue with a broad smile on his face and gives me a huge hug. I’m not sure he even realises I’m here to do the interview yet, he just seems genuinely happy to meet everyone. It’s gratifying when, as now,...

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Video: Micko Westmoreland, Schmescos.

Micko Westmoreland proudly presents the music video for his track Schmescos, with a starring role from comedy legend Kevin Eldon. Kevin, whose list of credits includes The Day Today, Brasseye, Alan Partridge, Big Train, Jam/Bluejam, Fist of Fun, Four Lions, Smack The...
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Rock Media: Nick Mulvey & Johnny Flynn. Home.

The new single wraps up an incredible year for Nick which started with him long listed on BBC’s Sound Poll for the year and more recently saw his debut album ‘First Mind’ (from which ‘I Don’t Want To Go Home’ is taken) nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. The b-side...
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Feature: The Long Road with Robert Plant. The Blanket Of Night.

The British Red Cross today announced that iconic vocalist Robert Plant and Grammy Award-winning group Tinariwen have recorded exclusive tracks for The Long Road. A ground-breaking concept record created with world renowned artists, The Long Road, will spotlight...
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Rock Media: Joel Gion. Yes

Joel Gion the tapper of rhythms for Brian Jonestown Massacre has made his first solo album and this great song, Yes. Its a brilliant merge of percussion and psychedelics resulting in a pretty trippy video. While Gion’s depiction as the side-burned, hep-talking,...
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Rock Media: Vangoffey. Race Of Life.

Danny Goffey in Race Of Life. The first taste of solo album promises good things, as a guide it is a wonderful mix of Yello and Squeeze. Danny Goffey, founding member of the great British rock band Supergrass, returns with a new track ‘Race Of Life’ under the name…....
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Rock Media: Songhoy Blues . Should I Stay Or Should I Go.

Having already had a hugely successful 2015, including a recent nomination in the ‘Best New Band’ category at this year’s Q Awards, Songhoy Blues go into the end of the year by announcing their biggest UK headline show to date and a deluxe version of their...
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Sound Premiere: Bandini. Such A Night.

Bandini is a singer-songwriter born and bred in Italy and based in London, raised on jazz and blues and the art of storytelling and song-writing from an early age. He began showcasing his talent on the London streets before building a presence on the Open Mic circuit...

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Vision: Playlist January 2017

Dutch Uncles, Nadine Khouri, Israel Nash, Young Romance, Punctual, Migos, Nightlife, Red Faces, Alison Krauss, All Them Witches, Broken Forest, Taos Himm. Alex Maxwell, Parcels, Rotten Hill Gang, Tempers all on the RockShot January You Tube Playlist...

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Vision Premiere: The Luka State. Lies Lies Lies.

Cheshire Alt Rockers, The Luka State, are starting 2017 with a bang with the infectious, anthem  Lies, Lies, Lies.  The four piece band, who already have over three million views on You Tube, ring in the new year with their trademark sound of driving guitars delivered...

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Feature

Stories & Articles Features

Playlist Of The Year 2016

Meshuggah, Lemon Twigs, Joan As Policewoman, Testament, Black Foxxes, David Bowie, Pixes, Thee Oh Sees, Bob Mould, Leonard Cohen, Anderson Stolt, Alicia Keys, Weezer, Solange and Blossoms. These are just a few of the artists who appear in our Albums Of The Year 2016....

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Albums Of The Year 2016

At Rockshot Magazine we don't review albums but we do listen to them and this is our list of Albums Of The Year 2016 chosen by our great team of photographers and writers. The albums are not in number order but the titles at the beginning appeared most in everyones...

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