Artist of the Month – January 2015

January 2015’s Artist of the Month has to be Rebecca James. This young, hard-working Artist has been on our radar for a long while. She performed as a Solo artist many times at The Brewhouse and appeared on my Radio Cardiff shows too. Since moving to London, she has blossomed into a fine Artist and is making big waves, with record labels chasing after her ūüôā x Make sure you follow her and check out her video ‘1000 Roses’

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Her debut in Cardiff just before Christmas with her full band was a pleasure to experience and look forward to her gracing our stage again in the near future ūüôā x

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Artist of The Month – December 2014

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December¬†2014 ‚Äst‚ÄėArtist of The Month‚Äô – ¬†Probably one of the finest new bands out there in my opinion. The James Clode Band ¬†have an abundance of Energy, Passion and Dedication. These are but a few ingredients that make this band shine. James has a belter of a voice that will one day match the likes of ‘The Boss’ and Mr Springsteen. If he doesn’t break a guitar string at his gig, he is not happy as it shows he hasn’t put every once of his energy into his stage craft. Big things are definitely on the cards for these guys and gals xx

be sure to say hello and follow them into 2015 – FacebookTwitterWebsiteSoundcloud

Afterdark to share the Love of Unsigned Artists

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I am proud to announce that AfterDark have offered to include¬†all the ¬†‘Live Broadcasts’ we host through their website which gives¬†another platform for the great Unsigned Artists we discover on a weekly basis to be heard by a new and varied audience. This is the beginning of a new collaboration and more things may come of it in the future ūüôā

AfterDark – Is a comprehensive what’s on guide serving the S.West region. Providing listings, tickets, videos, photos, music, news and reviews and much more to boot.

AfterDarks Mission¬†– Is to provide a free and easy to use platform for venues, promoters and customers to list, locate and Ô¨Ānd venues, tickets and events eÔ¨Äortlessly within their town or city. We work hard to ensure that we are the comprehensive what’s on guide of choice and because of this AfterDark has built a community of loyal users who come back again and again.

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Malta’s Calling – The Electro Lobster Project – 6th Dec 2014

Hear the show live right here on the night¬† —->

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Big Scott Radio has been asked to return to the lovely island of Malta on December 6th 2014. This time we have the honour of broadcasting from The Electro Lobster Project, Ballutta, St. Julian’s. The Colonel and all Shipmates of Malta are working hard behind the scenes, to create yet another amazing line-up from around the island. Confirmed so far we have David Ellul, Alex Fairman and Greek Singer/Songwriter Maro Sol Liapi. The band confirmed so far are Eversity and  Maddee Loveday with her band whose members are from Venezuela, Spain, Malta, and UK.

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For Artists links and more details go to the Facebook Event Page 

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About the Electro Lobster Project –

Straight away the name should confuse then intrigue you into wondering what it’s all about; a treasure of a place nestled within the historic beauty of one of Malta’s most eye-catching art nouveau buildings.

Delicious food, stunning decor and an enviable selection of premium whiskeys. An absolute must. As the name would suggest Lobster is their speciality. The rest of the menu is classic Sicilian, sourcing the freshest ingredients and allowing their rich flavours to dominate each dish.

As a contrast the bar snack menu is a constantly changing international fusion of small dishes ranging from gourmet popcorn to twelve hour slow roasted pork belly bites.

The cocktail barmen at Electro Lobster Project make their own infusions and chutneys, keeping away from mass produced syrupy shortcuts, producing the most creative & freshest cocktails in the area.

With its own live stage and live recording studio, ELP is set to become Malta’s no 1 venue for both established and up and coming bands.

James Clode Band – Tribute To Big Scott – 24th Nov 2014

The wonderful guys at JCB created this lovely video for my final day on Radio Cardiff to show the love and support for what I do. They came to the studio to hand it to me personally and I have a tear in my eye every time I watch it. The words to the song reflect the emotions on the day. I love the way that music carves memories into your musical mind. Many thanks to John Camilleri for the great pictures and Marilyn Collard for being wonderful. Also a big shout out to all of The James Clode Band for their kind words and woamzing music xx I look forward to seeing you on some BIG stages next year ūüôā xx

 

Radio Cardiff Final Show

After 4+ years of volunteering at Radio Cardiff 98.7fm my shows are surplus to requirements so¬†will cease¬†on Monday 24th November 2014 at 4pm.¬†The Final show will highlight a few of the great acts discovered along the way plus interviews with Phil Watkis and The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco. As usual we will finish¬†with our popular¬†‘Thought for the Day’ and the¬†last song will be my¬†first ever Dubplate received from the amazing Phil Watkis ūüôā Click here for show details & playlist

I would like to thank Radio Cardiff 98.7fm for allowing me to utilize their facilities and platform, to educate myself and my Trainee Volunteers to the New-Age ways that radio is managed and broadcast. I would also like to thank those who made the journey a pleasurable one and hope to work with you in the future.

To all the Trainee Volunteers that have come on-board my¬†shows over the years, I hope that the fun times and training¬†we shared will be a help in your¬†future. Finally to all the¬†loyal listeners¬†who have shared the love &¬†links to the amazing interviews¬†and exclusives we’ve had along the way ūüôā

Now is the time for me¬†to concentrate on what I love, to chat to real¬†people and showcase the amazing Unsigned Artists out there, who have very few Radio platforms to demonstrate¬†their amazing skills in a ‘Live Broadcasting’ situation. As one door closes, many new doors¬†are opening to continue broadcasting the music I discover on a weekly¬†basis. So be sure to follow the journey¬†on all social media outlets and check out the Feedback from the artists themselves.

Once again, A big ‘Thank You’ ¬†to those of you who helped create and share¬†some amazing memories.

ps I am conducting my own Show Survey so please feel free to listen to any of my shows and let me know your thoughts.

Feel free to leave your¬†comments below ūüôā

Artist Of The Month – November 2014

November¬†2014 –¬†‘Artist of The Month’¬†– Bangin’ tune from Dark Angel (AKA Mowty)¬†guaranteed to make you wanna rewind, again and again and maybe once more. Be sure to check more of his material and go say hello.¬†TwitterFacebook¬†Soundcloud

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Artist of the Month – October 2014

Out of Karma is soulful blend of Rock and Dub grooves. Voice and Skin. String and Reed. India and Africa, Europe and The South. The¬†guys¬†from Leicester have been around for a little while and just released their new EP, which is a delight to listen to on a sunny day with a drink in your hand. These guys will be ones to watch¬†in 2015 when the long-awaited album is released. You can check them out and go say hi at the links below –

http://www.josephmacwan.com¬†–¬†https://twitter.com/OutofKarma¬† –¬†https://www.facebook.com/outofkarma¬†

Artist of The Month – September

Phil Watkis is our choice for the inaugural month of this new slot for my Radio Cardiff Shows.

So for the first ever ‘Artist of The Month’¬†we have Chosen Phil Watkis from Kingston, Jamaica. He has been slowly enticing¬†the reggae world with his amazing lyrics which are delivered in¬†a real¬†yet soulful way. ‘Falling For You’ was released on 22nd August 2014 and is already causing a stir! Be sure to go and let him know what you think – FacebookTwitterSoundcloud¬†

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Brewhouse are Regional Winners

Just had some recent good news. Brewhouse (where we broadcast the Originals Nights) has been named WINNER¬†of the Best Entertainment Pub for the West Midlands & Wales region in the Great British Pub Awards 2014!!!! We are so honoured to have even been considered for the title, especially since its only our first year in business. A HUGE thank you to all of our wonderful musicians, staff and patrons… we’re on to the National Finals! – I even get a great email from the venue too ūüôā

Nick Newman (Brewhouse Manager) –¬†“I would say that part of the decision-making process that led to us achieving the regional award would definitely have been our commitment to your ‘Originals’ night. So you definitely get to share in the acclaim!”

Woohoo x

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