Live Performances and Interviews 2014 Archives

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Monday Night Live & Interviews 2014

Listen back through the archives to some of the quality artists that have performed or been interviewed on The Shift Radio in 2014 since it was launched on 14/4/14.

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– Daniel Ruane – Engineer: Mark Tempest 29/12/2014

Danny Ruane is a solo artist from Burnley.  He experiments with music that could be described as “electronic” or “techno” creating an abstract, outerly world where rhythm, timbre and forms collide.  His new album release will be on the 14th February!

– The Bones – Engineer: Alex Hyde 15/12/2014

Bones are an acoustic duo from Manchester. Mixing pop based music with great harmonic vocals and cheeky little bits of rapping.

– Alex Hart – Engineer: Mark Tempest 24/11/2014

Fantastic West Country singer Alex Hart joins us from Plymouth, with air play from Radio 1 and Radio 2, a recently released album she stuns us all with her vocals and beautifully written songs, accompanied by a talented band this singer is one to keep an eye on!

– The Ask – Engineer: Alex Hyde 17/11/2014

Electronic drums all the way from Manchester.

– Shell Keeley and Ian Adamson – Engineer: Alex Hyde 10/11/2014

Retro, folky and catchy songs these two great acoustic artists from the North West gave us a really mellow Monday Night Live.

– Rosco & The Dirty Planes – Engineer: Alex Hyde 3/11/2014

Rosco brings great soul and passion to his performance and blows people away with his songs and voice.  He is accompanied with some of the best musicians so have a listen!

– Jeramiah  Ferrari- Engineer: Mark Tempest 22/10/2014

Jeramiah Ferrari are a young and funky band based in Leigh near Manchester who fuse together Roots Reggae, Rock, Punk, Ska. Amazingly talented, this is a band you need to keep an eye on!

– Alarna – Engineer: Alex Hyde 20/10/2014

Fantatic singer/Songwriter from Wigan. Loves making music and going to gigs to watch other musicians.  With influences from Rihanna, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith, Jessie J, Drake, Lana Del Ray, Passenger

– Cosmic Slop – Engineer: Maija Jefimovs 6/10/2014

Energetic Punk Band from Bacup, fronted by Kelly Roddy, strongly influenced by Punk, a band that has got to be seen to be believed.

– Kae-Lei and The Crew – Engineer: Alex Hyde 29/9/2014

Kae-Lei Stowell is a teenage musician, from Burnley Lancashire, with a beautiful voice.  She is currently working on her first album and you can hear the unplugged acoustic version right here!

– Amy Crossley – Engineer: Maija Jefimovs 22/9/2014

The Shift’s very own singer/songwriter! Performing her own acoustic songs.

– Tom Biddle – Engineer: Alex Hyde 15/8/2014

The lead singer in The Tom Biddle Band / recording artist / songwriter / guitarist, graces us all with his soulful songs.

– Robin-Haldane Denton – Engineer: Alex Hyde 8/9/2014

Acoustic folk guitarist/singer from the Pendle area of England. Whimsical and fun stage act with only one love song in sight.

– Mutha Luvin Chimps – Engineer: Maija Jefimovs 1/9/2014

MLC proudly place themselves in a strangely rare, almost extinct branch of punk. Not Oi, not hardcore, not ska-punk, not crusty…It’s a sound that harks back to the buzzsaw riffs of Buzzcocks, the pure pop sensibilities of the Undertones, back through the Ramones and a bit of The Jam thrown in for good measure.

– KynchinLay – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin 18/8/2014

Industrial, powerpop, punk rock, new wave band all the way from Liverpool, giving us musical goodness for our ears!

– Tales of Two Counties – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin 11/8/2014

Three Lancashire Lads and a Yorkshireman bringing you foot stomping Bluegrass Folk Rock like no one else.

– Electric Lips – Engineer: Alex Hyde – 04/8/2014

3-piece hard rock band from Liverpool with influences ranging from The Vibes, Headless Headaches, Hobo Circus, Twist. Some of the most powerful and impressive vocals we’ve had on The Shift Radio!

– Black Pontiac – Engineer: Alex Hyde – 28/7/2014

Earthy, moody, three piece band  from Burnley, jamming out their original songs.

– The Cultivators – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 14/7/2014

Upcoming Reggae Band – Besides creating and playing music,
The Cultivators also work on various projects taking action in hope to increase the awareness and knowledge about the nature/environment.

– Reece Bibby – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 7/7/2014

Reece lives in Accrington, nr Manchester and while being regarded as a hard working student, still finds time to balance his music and education together. He performs all over the country and has recently performed at the ‘Google Headquarters’, ‘Youtube Christmas party’, where he was one of only four acts chosen to do so, and the exclusive venue ‘Apartment 58’ all of which occurred in London. Reece is currently in the 8 piece boy band on the biggest talent programme on televions… The X Factor! 

– Glass Tides – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 30/6/2014

GLASS TIDES are a Manchester based 4 piece who combine soaring vocals and epic strings with a driving rhythm section and the occasional splash of keys. Having recently released their debut EP to a great response the band are looking forward to great things in 2014.

– DooDah Farm – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 23/6/2014

Four piece Liverpool band playing atmospheric and dynamic rockabilly pop music who have received the Best New Band in the Liverpool Music Awards.

– Blanty – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 23/6/2014

BLANTY is a fantastic singer/songwriter & well travelled musician, currently spending some time in the UK. He can often be seen playing around East Lancs and Manchester & can easily play for 5+ hrs, he was recently called “Unbreakable Blanty” (due to him never taking a break) he was also called “the human jukebox”,a good egg!”…. … He has lots of his own songs & also plays Spanish & Celtic songs & music as well as a never ending stream of ad lib lyric, music and covers when needed.

– The Escapades – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 16/6/2014

Brilliant blues rock and roll band from Silsden West Yorkshire, Sean Kildunne, Robert Hobson, Todd Duncan, Tom Bowman, Danny Binns

– The Broux – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 16/6/2014

From the four corners of the Rossendale Valley, The Broux bring you their eclectic mix of self-penned tunes with a knowing groove.

– Y-Key Operators – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 9/6/2014

Y-Key Operators are an Indie/Dance band from Manchester going from strength to strength. Prolific songwriters, their identifiable and accessible style has become perfectly crafted and balanced behind strong bass lines, guitar riffs, slick keyboards, and thought provoking lyrics.

– Beth Roberts – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 2/6/2014

Indie” folk singer/song writer and guitarist. Vocals in techno band “Mistys” Also play the drums and produce “indie” electro music. Open to alot of genres.

– Skinny Wrist Gumbo – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 26/5/2014

Amazing young rock/alternative band from Preston, bringing sensational original music, not to be missed!

– Matt and Steph – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 26/5/2014

Acoustic singer/songwriter duo with melodic harmonies and fantastic song lyrics.

– KynchinLay – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 25/5/2014

Industrial, powerpop, punk rock, new wave band all the way from Liverpool, giving us musical goodness for our ears!

– Simon Badger – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 25/5/2014

Acoustic cover artist from Bacup, hilarious and spontaneous humour throughout.

– Ian Adamson – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 25/5/2014

Original and unique solo artist, original from down south but now an honorary Northerner. Crowd pleasing lyrics and amazing tunes, definitely an artist you want to hear.

– Shell Keeley – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 25/5/2014

Soulful, beautiful, 1920s inspired solo artist from Liverpool, with a haunting voice and wonderful lyrics.

– Lost in Olympus – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 19/5/2014

Lost In Olympus are a Leeds-based Alternative-rock band, who play down-tuned guitar-heavy melodies for people who appreciate their music whiskey-fuelled and loud.

– Bad Cardigan – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 12/5/2014

An acoustic duo from Lancashire; Jack Anwyl and Tom Randall. Both sing, both play guitar to create a harmonious array of music, written by themselves, inspired by John Frusciante, Alex Turner, Bon Iver, Jimi Hendrix and Dallas Green.

– The Fat G CD Launch – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 02/5/2014

The ever hilarious Fat G hits local rock bar, Sanctuary, with his side splitting music and lyrics and one time backing band and saxophonist for a special CD launch. If you want to wee your pants laughing, click this link.

– Tales of Two Counties – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 28/4/2014

Three Lancashire Lads and a Yorkshireman bringing you foot stomping Bluegrass Folk Rock like no one else. They will make your feet happy.

– Good Foxy – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 21/4/2014

Good Foxy formed over a shared love of music and experiences in the Summer of 2013. In the last year they have gone from strength to strength, recording their first EP, playing packed out gigs at prestigious venues like Plug Sheffield, being crowned champions of Reidy’s prestigious talent contest in March 2014. With influences from Tame Impala, Nile Rogers, Alice in Chains, Storm Queen, Todd Rundgren, Queens of the Stone Age, Funkadelic, Kyuss, Nick Drake, Cream, Love, Jamiroquai

– The Vibe – Engineer: Mark Tempest – 20/4/2014

A featured live set from the renowned and upbeat local indie rock band from Burnley, Lancashire.

– My Sister’s Friends – Engineer: Brendan McLaughlin – 14/4/2014

Based in and around the Burnley area, a large town inside of Lancashire, UK. Life long friends Graham and Mark had played together in bands for many years. Graham and Mark started My Sister’s Friends in the summer of 2003, with guitarist Robin-Haldane who had just moved back from Leeds, they soon recorded 2 EP’s and began gigging around the north west. After many years the trio are still together playing their own type of music.

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 Interviews

– Shiney Lingwood from Deadset Dream – Engineer: Maija Jefimovs – 18/7/2014

Front man of Deadset Dream (a 5 piece Pop-Alt rock band from the steel city of Sheffield). Is interviews/ grilled by his very own uncle and past Shift member, Adam Dore. Brilliant listening and talented young man.

– Colin Kennaugh – Live Interview – 28/4/2014

Colin Kennaugh Is A Singer/Songwriter Of Crafted, Melodic, Organically Inspired Acoustic Indie-Pop With Thoughtful Lyrics.

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