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Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 2014 Christmas Special

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 22:32
LIVERPOOL ACOUSTIC SPOTLIGHT
2014 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight Christmas Show

 

Thanks to all of the artists who’ve submitted songs for this year’s show. If you want to catch up on the previous three then the links are here.

Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 124
2014 Christmas Special

To play click the player above or right click Spotlight 124 to download for free.

If you’re an acoustic musician from the Greater Merseyside area, or from further afield but play on the Liverpool scene, then feel free to send us your music for future shows. We can’t promise we’ll be able to play everything that’s sent to us, but we will listen to every track. Find out all about the show, how to submit your music, and the Terms of Use, at liverpoolacoustic.co.uk/spotlight/about

 

1. Terry Naylor – I Heard The Angels Sing
soundcloud.com/terry-naylor
Taken fom the EP That’s What Christmas Is

 

2. The Southbound Attic Band – Nostalgia Still Rules
southboundatticband.co.uk
soundcloud.com/southbound-attic-band

 

3. Derek King – Bah Humbug
facebook.com/Derek.King.Music
This songs is available to buy from the SoundCloud link below with half of the proceeds being donated to CALM.
soundcloud.com/derek-king-4

 

4. Leo Roberts – No Room At The Inn
soundcloud.com/leoroberts

 

5. Moss and Jones – A Song For Mary
mossandjones.tumblr.com
Read all about the Christmas single here.

 

6. Chris Callander - Two Bright Stars
facebook.com/ChrisCallanderAcoustic
Available to buy as part of the Addistock Christmas Stocking addistock.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/addistocking

 

7. Shoes4Brakes – Only You (cover)
facebook.com/Shoes4Brakes
Available to buy as part of the Addistock Christmas Stocking addistock.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/addistocking

 

8. Lisa Brigantino – It’s Christmastime
lisabrigantino.com
facebook.com/LisaBrigantinoMusic
Available to buy from iTunes

 

9. Little Sparrow – I Found A Way
littlesparrow.org
facebook.com/singinglittlesparrow
Buy the album Wishing Tree from Little Sparrow’s website

 

10. Rachael Dunn – Christmas Hill
facebook.com/pages/Rachael-Dunn/90289269149
rachaeldunn.bandcamp.com/releases

 

11. Jo Bywater – Christmas Come Home
jobywater.com
Song recorded for the album A Searching For Dandelions Christmas Vol 2

 

12. TJ & Murphy – Silent Night
This song is available to download for free up until December 24th from reverbnation.com/tjmurphy

 

 

BEDDING MUSIC
Ken Nicol – God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, and other songs
Taken from the superb Christmas album ‘Tidings’ available to buy from kennicolmusic.com

 

If you get the chance, please support your local artists by joining their mailing lists, liking their facebook pages, following them on twitter, leaving them comments, going to their gigs, and buying their music direct from them where possible. The Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight is produced and presented by Graham Holland on behalf of the Liverpool Acoustic website, and is a proud member of the Association of Music Podcasting. The theme music is King of the Faeries by Andrew Ellis from his CD Midnight On The Water.

 

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Preview: Liverpool Acoustic Live – Friday 28th November 2014

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:00
LIVERPOOL ACOUSTIC LIVE FRIDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2014 ONLY CHILD, ELIJAH JAMES, KATIE MCLOUGLIN

Only Child set to rock Liverpool Acoustic Live next Friday

After their knock-out performance at this year’s Above the Beaten Track, Only Child returns to Mathew Street’s View Two Gallery to rock Liverpool Acoustic Live on the evening of Friday 28th November 2014.The brainchild of former Trestles front-man Alan O’Hare and violinist Laura McKinley, Only Child has been winning fans and gathering plaudits ever since bursting onto the scene in 2012.Only Child will be supported on the night by Elijah James and Katie McLoughlin.

  • Event: Liverpool Acoustic Live, featuring Only Child, Elijah James, and Katie McLoughlin
  • Date: Friday 28th November 2014
  • Times: Doors 7.45pm, start 8.15pm, finish 10.45pm
  • Venue: View Two Gallery, 23 Mathew Street, Liverpool
  • Tickets: £5 advance from wegottickets.com/liverpoolacoustic
    or £6 on the door
  • The facebook event can be found here
  • Details of all Liverpool Acoustic music events can be found at liverpoolacoustic.co.uk/live
  • For press enquiries & guestlist email contact@liverpoolacoustic.co.uk

 

Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight

Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 123

To play click the player above or right click Spotlight 123 to download for free.

If you’re an acoustic musician from the Greater Merseyside area, or from further afield but play on the Liverpool scene, then feel free to send us your music for future shows. We can’t promise we’ll be able to play everything that’s sent to us, but we will listen to every track. Find out all about the show, how to submit your music, and the Terms of Use, at liverpoolacoustic.co.uk/spotlight/about

1. Only Child – Green Eyes Singing
onlychildmusicuk.wordpress.com

2. Elijah James – Nighttime
www.elijahjamesmusic.co.uk

3. Katie McLoughlin – Reoccurring Nightmare
facebook.com/katiemcloughlinmusic

BONUS TRACKS

4. Midnight Daisies – William
facebook.com/midnightdaisiesband

4. Twisted Trees – Waterfall
facebook.com/thetwistedtrees

 

 

 ARTIST INFORMATION

 

ONLY CHILD
onlychildmusicuk.wordpress.com

Only Child make emotional music and released their first album, ‘From Muddy Water To Higher Ground’, in April 2014, on Crosstown Records. It’s the follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed debut EP, which was a collaboration between Alan O’Hare (ex-The Trestles) and Laura McKinlay (Bill Ryder-Jones), alongside a loose collective of Merseyside’s most intuitive musicians.

Only Child have headlined the likes of Leaf on Bold Street, Mathew Street’s View Two Gallery and The Zanzibar Club in Liverpool and have also recently supported the likes of Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff); Steve Pilgrim (Paul Weller); Pete Wylie (The Mighty Wah!); Michael Weston King (My Darling Clementine); Ian Prowse (Amsterdam/Pele) and Gemma Hayes.

Praise for the new album: “This album delivers on all fronts – it’s punchy and thought provoking at the same time as being gentle and touching…” Liverpool Acoustic … “9/10″ Liverpool Sound and Vision

VIDEO PREVIEW youtu.be/icvbWdjvRJQ –  Here’s the video for Only Child’s song Captain Of Your Soul, recorded at Crosstown Studios and filmed in Findhorn Bay.

 

ELIJAH JAMES
www.elijahjamesmusic.co.uk

Elijah James was born in Liverpool, and has been playing music around the city for the last four years, once as part of a post punk band, and as of right now an acoustic singer/songwriter.

James has played numerous venues across Liverpool, including winning the Acoustic Hunger Games event held at The Zanzibar. This granted the opportunity to record at Parr Street Studios, which in turn led to the completion of his debut album ‘Nobody Important’, which was released 29/09/14. The release was supported by a sold-out album launch event hosted at The Bridewell.

Nobody Important is available to buy from elijahjamesmusic.bandcamp.com

VIDEO PREVIEW youtu.be/jJWMip9SKz8 – Recorded by Addistock at Threshold this year here’s Elijah James performing My Empire.

 

 

KATIE MCLOUGHLIN
facebook.com/katiemcloughlinmusic

Katie McLoughlin is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Liverpool. With the composing of personal, heart felt songs, she shares stories of her life experiences to date. Past events which she has played around the city have led to positive reviews labelling her as ‘charmingly innocuous’ with a style directing her to ‘croon like a fallen dreamer’. Katie plans to continue her musical journey in the hope that others will find comfort in her style just as she does.

VIDEO PREVIEW youtu.be/SYADL0ghgq4 – Here’s Katie performing her original song Butterfly.

 

 

If you get the chance, please support your local artists by joining their mailing lists, liking their facebook pages, following them on twitter, leaving them comments, going to their gigs, and buying their music direct from them where possible. The Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight is produced and presented by Graham Holland on behalf of the Liverpool Acoustic website, and is a proud member of the Association of Music Podcasting. The theme music is King of the Faeries by Andrew Ellis from his CD Midnight On The Water.

 

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We want your Christmas songs 2014

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:00

For the last three years we’ve put out a call for any local acoustic musicians who have original acoustic songs that we could play on the Christmas edition of the Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight.

You can hear the previous shows here.

This year we’re looking to do the same again, so if you’re a local(ish), acoustic(ish) artist with an original Christmas, New Year or seasonal winter-themed song that you’d like to share with the world then head on over to our Spotlight page, read the conditions, then submit your song using SoundCloud. Just remember to make your SoundCloud song downloadable so we can… er… download it!

The deadline for submissions is 8th December, so what are you waiting for? A one-horse open sleigh?

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Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 2014 Halloween Special

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:01
liverpool acoustic spotlight halloween special

 

Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 2014 Halloween Special

To play click the player above or right click Spotlight 122 to download for free.

If you’re an acoustic musician from the Greater Merseyside area, or from further afield but play on the Liverpool scene, then feel free to send us your music for future shows. We can’t promise we’ll be able to play everything that’s sent to us, but we will listen to every track. Find out all about the show, how to submit your music, and the Terms of Use, at liverpoolacoustic.co.uk/spotlight/about

 

Click here to listen to the Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight 2013 Halloween Special.

 

1. Merry Hell – There’s A Ghost In Our House
merryhell.co.uk

Catch Merry Hell’s annual Merry Helloween at The Citadel, St Helens, on Saturday 1st November 2014 (details here) and at Grateful Freds, the Atkinson, on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 (details here).

Watch the video on YouTube here.

 

2. Billy Kelly – Haunted
soundcloud.com/billykellywwk

 

3. Throwing Pandas – Bodies
throwingpandas.com

 

4. Chris Callander – Ghosts Of The Old Casartelli
facebook.com/ChrisCallanderAcoustic

 

5. MAWRI – Death To A Ghost
facebook.com/mawrimusic

 

6. David Paul Robson - Perfect Nightmare
songspace.com/daveylaa

 

7. Terry Naylor – Café Désolé
soundcloud.com/terry-naylor

 

8. Andrew Neil – Halloween On The Ward
reverbnation.com/andrewneil

Learn how to make a free Electronic Press Kit

 

 

 

9. Moss and Jones – Lyke-Wake Dirge (this ae night)
soundcloud.com/mossandjones

 

10. Bird – Ghost
birdofficial.com

Watch the video on YouTube here.

 

 

Bedding Track
James Alan Gourley – The Thing In The Attic
reverbnation.com/jamesalangourley

Sell music on Amazon at ReverbNation.com

 

 

If you get the chance, please support your local artists by joining their mailing lists, liking their facebook pages, following them on twitter, leaving them comments, going to their gigs, and buying their music direct from them where possible. The Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight is produced and presented by Graham Holland on behalf of the Liverpool Acoustic website, and is a proud member of the Association of Music Podcasting. The theme music is King of the Faeries by Andrew Ellis from his CD Midnight On The Water.

 

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