London based singer songwriter Al Joshua, formerly of Orphans and Vandals, chats to Owen Peters about keeping creative during lockdown and his plans post-Pandemic.
After seeing him perform at Ronnie Scott’s, Owen Peters speaks to singer-songwriter Al Joshua about reaction towards his remarkable debut solo album ‘Out of the Blue’, his plans for his next album and the vinyl reissue of ‘I Am Alive and You Are Dead’, his previous band Orphan and Vandals’ only LP.
Owen Peters soon finds to hear real traditional country music travelling to Nashville isn't necessary. He finds the talented singer songwriter Ags Connolly not far from home in West Oxfordshire!
Owen Peters meets hard-to-categorise singer-songwriter Al Joshua to talk about Joshua's remarkable solo debut 'Out of the Blue'.
On his way to a gig in Norwich, Owen Peters chances upon a talented busker. Vic Allen tells us more about what she's up to and how she got here
Owen Peters catches up with Vintage Pop aficionados The Jooles on the Isle of Wight and gains insight into their mission to make people dance...
Owen Peters chats to Mac, the front man with Wigan indie rock band the Ravellas, about his band's influences and music and how their latest single 'The Thunder' was chosen by Wigan Athletic as part of their Player of The Year celebrations
Owen Peters talks to James Bettis, the vocalist and guitarist in new Oxfordshire alternative rock band Kanadia, about their recent self-titled EP and forthcoming debut album
Owen Peters comes across Oxfordshire-based singer-songwriter Megan Henwood by chance. Delving into her music in more detail, he is left wondering is she is 'a secret' about to be discovered?
Nive and the Deer Children
It's been six years since Nive Nielsen's first album, but her second, 'Feet First' has been worth the wait. Nielsen speaks to Owen Peters about her native Greenland, travelling, her unorthodox route into the music business and overcoming stage fright
Owen Peters talks to the critically acclaimed Gretchen Peters about her lengthy musical career and her new double CD compilation album, 'The Essential Gretchen Peters'
London Klezmer Quartet
Owen Peters speaks to violinist Ilana Cravitz from the London Klezmer Quartet about their Eastern European influences and musical background and its history
Owen Peters talks to Ian Mitchell from Oxford-based alt-folk trio Little Red about his band's three EPs to date and his label All Will Be Well Records
Owen Peters talks with singer-songwriter Lauren Hoffman from her home in Virginia about her new band,the Secret Storm, with which she has returned after being in self-imposed exile for six years
Owen Peters attends a String Project gig in Oxford, interviews the band's founder Ben Mowat and wonders where 2016 will take this multi-talented musician
Owen Peters talks with rising singer-songwriter Rhiannon Mair about her forthcoming new EP before watching her play an entertaining gig in Henley-on-Thames
Owen Peters talks to Joe Murphy and Jules Dakin, the co-owners of London-based indie label Blang Records, about its recent tenth anniversary and 'Lucky Dip', a new celebratory compilation album which features acts from throughout its history
Show Of Hands
Owen Peters travels to Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre to meet up with Stephen Knightley of folk act Show of Hands, little knowing quite how huge their audience are...
Owen Peters speaks to to vocalist Claire LeMaster from new blues/rock Oxford band A Reluctant Arrow who have just released their second EP
Owen Peters speaks to Lillian Henley, the composer of the soundtrack to a new documentary 'Make More Noise!', which compiles together silent film from the suffragette era
Pink Diamond Revue
Owen Peters talks to Tim Lane from heavy touring Reading-based electro-punk duo the Pink Diamond Revue about their stage shows which involves them projecting images from B-Movies and their forthcoming 12 inch vinyl debut single
Owen Peters talks with the nomadic and multi talented singer songwriter Brooke Sharkey as she prepares for her appearance at London's Upstart Crow Festival in late September
Owen Peters continues to explore modern soundtrack music for silent films by talking to composer, Laura Rossi
London-based singer-songwriter Felix Indiana shares his love of poetry with Owen Peters and how he plans to develop his career now university studies are finished
In 'Is This Your Year?' we will be following across the course of the year the fortunes of various indie acts and bands. In this latest interview with Reading-based singer-songwriter Jo Bartlett, Owen Peters finds her having formed a new band Kodiak Island and preparing for a new album
Louise Petit explains to Owen Peters her debut album 'Louder Than Your Drum' and explores the demons, direction and decisions that had to be confronted in its making.
Budapest Cafe Orchestra
Owen Peters finds the Budapest Cafe Orchestra a very entertaining quartet in Inverness, then plays verbal tennis with their front man, world class violinist Chris Garrick
A long way from home in Orkney Owen Peters matches a voice he seems to recognize to that of a man, acclaimed local musician and historian Tom Muir, that he has never met
Owen Peters talks to young singer-songwriter Minnie Birch about her debut album ‘Floundering’, which takes much of its inspiration from gruesome fairy tales
Laura Moody talks to Owen Peters on her work ethic as a cellist, singer and lyricist, her new album 'Acrobats' and why she wants men to open up on mental health issues
Owen Peters catches up with a somewhat tentative Barna Howard as he showcases his new album 'Quite a Feelin' on a rainy evening at the Servant Jazz Quarters in London.
Lorraine Wood tells Owens Peters this may be the time to make career changes. He finds out during a frank and honest interview why the changes won't be easy.
Owen Peters goes to the cinema in Belfast, watching 1929 silent film 'Drifters' in order to track down Mercury Award nominated-band Field Music
Owen Peters talks to Tom Bridgewater, the owner of Europe’s leading Americana label Loose Music, about his label’s lengthy history
With the success of Mike Grogan's recent album 'Make Me Strong', Owen Peters discusses his plans to tour and why history is important
Manchester singer-songwriter Sara Lowes' new album 'Joy of Waiting' is one of the many projects filling her hectic schedule at present. Owen Peters chats with Sara to find out her plans, hopes and direction throughout the summer
Gren Bartley takes time out with Owen Peters before going on stage to chat about his plans on his musical direction and performing at larger venues
At a gig in Buckinghamshire Owen Peters talks to much acclaimed folk duo and multi-instrumentalists the Carrivick Sisters about why they are continuing to self-release their material and their plans for the future
Florida born but now London based singer-songwriter Robert Chaney talks to Owen Peters about the inspirations for his debut album ‘Cracked Picture Frames’ which tells of hit and run accidents, insanity and domestic violence
Owen Peters talks to Oregon-based singer-songwriter Vikesh Kapoor about his Indian heritage and his debut album and concept record, ‘The Ballad of Willy Robbins’
Owen Peters speaks to 81 year old American jazz singer Marlene VerPlanck during a British tour about her extraordinary career
Owen Peters talks to much acclaimed singer-songwriter Rumer about her forthcoming UK/European tour and recently released third album, 'Into the Colour'
Vancouver-born and now Oxford-based singer-songwriter Miriam Jones talks to Owen Peters about her reflective sixth album, 'Between Green and Gone'
Texan singer-songwriter Andrew Combs talks to Owen Peters at a show at the Union Chapel in London about his mournful new album, 'All These Dreams'
In this 1990 archive interview Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Jools Holland about his love of cars
Owen Peters speaks to promising Milton Keynes-formed indie pop two-piece, Ryker Sear
In the first of our new series 'Is This Your Year?', in which we will be following the fortunes of five different acts over the course of a year,we speak to Reading-based singer-songwriter Jo Bartlett,who has just released a new solo album '9 by 7'
Owen Peters chats to acclaimed Reading-based singer-songwriter and folk/electronic artist Jo Bartlett about '9 by 7', her first album in four years which she has entirely self-financed
Owen Peters speaks to Charles Watson from harmonic pop duo Slow Club about their much acclaimed third album, 'Complete Surrender' and their rapidly expanding audience
Owen Peters talks to rising Sheffield band Laurel Canyons at a gig at The Lexington in London about touring and their versatile new EP, 'Now We're Re-Building'