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WHEN four boys decide to form a band, that’s a pretty good start, but as they start discussing what style of music they want to play a potential problem emerges, all four musicians have very different influences – rock, hip hop, reggae and funk.
11:32am Wednesday 6th November 2013
3:22pm Friday 1st November 2013
Lucy Spraggan, from Sheffield, is best known for appearing on X Factor in 2012. She talks about her upcoming tour, sulking, and why she needs a dog-friendly bus ahead of her appearance at 02 Guildhall Southampton...
10:36am Monday 28th October 2013
FIVE-piece The Feeling are back with a new album and tour, which stops on the south coast this week. Your Entertainment catches up with bassist Richard Jones HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE COMING BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM?
3:28pm Friday 11th October 2013
5:17pm Friday 27th September 2013
WHEN they first burst onto the scene with an X-Factor audition in 2009, they didn’t receive the best reaction. The set of twins with gravity defying quiffs were branded ‘annoying’ by Simon Cowell and were even the target of a campaign to eliminate them from the reality show.
11:25am Wednesday 25th September 2013
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WITH their debut album reaching the Top 10 earlier this year, YOUR ENTERTAINMENT chats to Swim Deep’s Austin Williams about why the band’s upcoming tour, starting with Bestival, is a big deal for the Birmingham four-piece.
11:42am Wednesday 4th September 2013
They’ve already featured on another band’s chart-topping album, now it’s time for ambient trio London Grammar to aim for the top spot on their own. Singer Hannah Reid tells Your Entertainment about their amazing year, ahead of their Bestival appearance this weekend...
11:21am Friday 30th August 2013
Chic star Nile Rodgers has written some of the best known feel-good songs in pop’s history. LORELEI REDDIN catches up with him ahead of his appearance at Bestival to find out what inspires him to keep coming up with the goods
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9:39am Monday 19th August 2013
JB, or Jonathan Benjamin Gill, is best known as one quarter of boyband JLS. Ahead of the band’s farewell appearance on the south coast, at BIC on December 17, the singer discusses his new farming project, and if he plans to take part in Strictly Come Dancing’s next series after winning 2012’s Christmas special...
10:19am Friday 9th August 2013
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10:03am Monday 29th July 2013
AHEAD of Open Mic UK’s stop in Hampshire, Lucy Spraggan gives her own unsigned music advice on how to get ahead in the unsigned music world and how to make the most of every opportunity. Just a year ago, Lucy was progressing her way through the rounds of the Future Music contest, wowing crowds before she hit the big time with The X Factor. Following the release of her new single Lighthouse, she talks to YOUR ENTERTAINMENT ..
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9:35am Thursday 23rd May 2013
As American Delta blues duo Swampcandy arrive in Hampshire to play a rare UK show, Richard Bennett chats to guitarist, singer and songwriter Ruben Dobbs about his love of the music and why British blues fans are the guardians of the genre.
9:57am Monday 29th April 2013
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10:50am Tuesday 2nd April 2013
RADIO 1 DJ Rob da Bank, who grew up in Warsash, founded the festivals Bestival and Camp Bestival with his wife Josie. YOUR ENTERTAINMENT talks to the couple about how it began and what we can expect this year...
10:10am Friday 29th March 2013
SOUTHAMPTON born singer-songwriter Lisbee Stainton, who was playlisted by Radio 2 before reaching her 21st birthday – is returning to her roots next week. Known as ‘The English Rose with The 8-String Guitar’, she lived in Hamble until she was seven when she moved to Basingstoke and still has a big following in Hampshire. Lisbee plays the Talking Heads on Thursday.
11:27am Friday 22nd March 2013
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10:41am Monday 4th March 2013
AS Norwegian metal band Kvelertak arrive in the UK for their latest tour, kicking off at Southampton’s Talking Heads tomorrow, lead singer ERLEND HJELVIK tells RICHARD BENNETT about why their fans are key to the group’s intense live performances
12:24pm Friday 1st March 2013
Irish punk rockers Stiff Little Fingers were at the forefront of the second wave of punk rock back in 1977 and more than 30 years later they are still going strong. Founding member Jake Burns tells RICHARD BENNETT what it was like to be part of a movement that changed the course of musical history and why their songs are still relevant in today’s modern society...
3:26pm Friday 15th February 2013
Andy Burrows is a Winchester born singer-songwriter, perhaps still best known as the drummer in Razorlight. He chats to Your Entertainment about becoming the frontman as a solo artist and his plans for the future ahead of a south coast stop
11:02am Wednesday 30th January 2013
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PALOMA Faith released her second album Fall To Grace last year and is enjoying continued success. She chats to YOUR ENTERTAINMENT about the rehearsals for her upcoming tour, which has two stops on the South Coast, and stepping up to the big stages, which includes an Isle of Wight Festival slot this summer
6:06pm Friday 28th December 2012
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11:14am Friday 30th November 2012
THERE are not many musicians in 2012 that can boast of a career that began in the 1980s, so it is undeniably a testament to the legacy of synth-pioneer Gary Numan that he can still tour England’s biggest venues at the age of 54. DANIEL FLYNN caught up with him prior to the Southampton Guidhall date of his current Dead Moon Falling tour and it seems that he has no intention of slowing down any time soon...
11:10am Friday 30th November 2012
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1:08pm Friday 23rd November 2012
ENGLISH singer and songwriter Paul Carrack has been a major player in several groups including Ace, Squeeze, Mike and The Mechanics and Roxy Music. A record label owner, he is one of the most in demand voices and songwriters of his generation and the creator of a catalogue of household hits. The talented 61 year-old musician has collaborated with a star-studded list of legends like Roger Walters, Ringo Starr, BB King and Elton John. Paul’s career is being featured in a major TV documentary. He is back on tour, speaking to DUNCAN EATON before stopping off at The Brook tonight
12:09pm Friday 16th November 2012
Famed for her association with The Communards in the 80s with hits like Don’t Leave Me This Way and infamous for a banned rendition of the classic Me and Mrs Jones, Sarah Jane Morris has always attracted as much attention for her politics as for her souldriven voice. She talks to LORELEI REDDIN ahead of her Turner Sims gig tomorrow night
4:19pm Friday 2nd November 2012
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11:39am Friday 12th October 2012
ASWAD founder Brinsley Forde performs the music of Bob Marley and the Wailers at Southampton Guildhall tonight. Celebrating 50 years of Jamaican Independence and as part of Black History Month, he is backed by Jazz Jamaica All Stars & Urban Soul Orchestra. He talks to LORELEI REDDIN
10:27am Friday 7th September 2012