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Chris Counsell of Naked R.I.P.

I'm sad to report thedeath of Chris Counsell from Naked. Chris was the guitarist and driving force behind the band who released the excellent One Step Forward 7" on Bluurg and had their catalogue reissued on CD on Overground. Chris died following an 18 month battle with a brain tumor and leaves a wife and […]

Disappearing Record Shops

I read that last year over a quarter of the UK's independent record stores went out of business. In the heyday of the 1980s there were over 2200, by the end of 2008 there were just 305. Coupled with the disappearance of chain stores such as Fopp and Zavvi and thje massive reduction in music […]

Big Cheese Mag May Issue

I recommend that you get the latest issue of the excellent Big Cheese magazine as it has a free CD by The Grit on the front cover. Two tracks from their superb new album Straight Out The Alley and two exclusive live tracks. A certain collectors item for the future. As well as The Grit, […]

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