An Interview with Shaun Ryder

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Shaun William George Ryder is the lead singer and songwriter of the Happy Mondays and Black Grape and has had a career spanning several decades and genres, recently he has become as well know for his appearances on chat shows, reality TV and as a headline grabber on the red top press. Known for his… Continue reading An Interview with Shaun Ryder

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An Interview with Thea Gilmore

For more than 20 years, British singer/songwriter Thea Gilmore has not only managed  to enjoy making  a wide range of music but has successfully straddled  genre’s to produce songs that are true to her own voice and vision. Now Thea is about to set out on tour to support new album "Small World Turning" due… Continue reading An Interview with Thea Gilmore

An interview with Tim Burgess (The Charlatans)

This week sees the arrival at St Paul’s Worthing of a musical chameleon and one of the leading forces in the 1980’s acid house movement. Tim Burgess was not only the frontman of acid house/psych masters the Charlatans but has worked with musicians as varied as Johnny Marr, Paul Weller, the Chemical Brothers, Peter Hook… Continue reading An interview with Tim Burgess (The Charlatans)

Soar- an interview with Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

On paper the blend of Welsh Harp and Senegalese Kora should be a concept that does not work, but somehow, Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita manage to take their different cultural heritages and create something beautiful, wistful, exciting and unique. On record their music is almost hypnotic in its spiralling intensity and their current album… Continue reading Soar- an interview with Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

An Interview with Andy Bell of Ride.

Hot on the heels of a world tour showcasing 2017’s album “Weather Diaries”, RIDE head to St. George’s Church, Brighton on Thursday November 29th. Ride, originally one of the pioneers of the “shoegazing” scene, formed in Oxford in 1988 with all four original members still playing with the band today. Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence… Continue reading An Interview with Andy Bell of Ride.

A Catch up with Pete Fij

A lot can happen in a year; following our conversation last July I thought it was time I caught up with Worthing’s very own Pete Fij, musician, film-maker and performer who came to fame as singer and guitarist of Alternative rock bands “Adorable” and “Polak” and along with House of Love’s Terry Bickers formed  50%… Continue reading A Catch up with Pete Fij

An evening of Magical, Mystical World Music with Catrin Finch and Seckou Kieta

Over the years St Paul’s at Worthing has seen some amazing collaborations, with talented musicians from wildly differing genres coming together to create something magical and unique. Have you ever wondered what incredible sounds could be created when the former “Harpist to the Prince of Wales” combines with the African sensibilities of a renowned Senegalese Kora player? Well… Continue reading An evening of Magical, Mystical World Music with Catrin Finch and Seckou Kieta

In conversation with James Heather, Composer, arranger, musician and Performer

In our multi-media world, we are often quick to categorise, label and judge, however the music of James Heather does not sit easily in any category and music lovers of all types are responding to his lyrical, expressive, emotive solo piano pieces with roots in classical, ambient and contemporary music. This extremely talented composer, musician,… Continue reading In conversation with James Heather, Composer, arranger, musician and Performer

Interview with Hugh Cornwell- The Stranglers and beyond

Get a Grip – An Interview with Hugh Cornwell. In the two years since he last played St Paul’s Worthing, a very busy Hugh Cornwell has completed a soon to be released album, has toured extensively, collaborated with Dr. John Cooper Clarke on both a tour and an album, curated his website Mr Demille FM… Continue reading Interview with Hugh Cornwell- The Stranglers and beyond