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Andrew Marston introduces Myles Gordon (Leominster)

Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music, as recorded at The Bell Inn, Leominster

2 hours

Last on

Sat 17 May 2014 20:00

In session

In session

Myles Gordon is a 13-year-old dance music producer, from Leominster, who began DJing when he just 8.
 
At the age of 12, he started writing drum & bass tracks but is now specialising in house and garage.
 
All of our live studio sessions and festival gigs since 2005...

26 July - 2 August: The Three Choirs Festival, Worcester

26 July - 2 August: The Three Choirs Festival, Worcester

Billed as 'the world's finest choral music', this year's event takes place in Worcester.
 
It's believed to be the longest running music festival in Europe and rotates between the three cathedral cities of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford.
 
It is also one of the world’s oldest classical choral music events - and Sir Edward Elgar organised many of the shows!

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Worcestershire rock group Led Zeppelin is making public two previously unheard recordings for the first time.
 
They are among dozens of tracks which the band will officially release next month, alongside re-issues of their first three albums.
 
Robert Plant has been speaking to the BBC's Rebecca Jones about how the recordings were discovered.

Kington Museum

Kington Museum

A new exhibition has opened at Kington Museum looking at the success of local musicians.
 
Put together totally by volunteers, it features Mike Oldfield and Clifford T Ward, who both lived locally, the Oysterband and local star Ellie Goulding who grew up in Kington and went to the local school.
 
But one name stands out - the Dingle Danglers - they were formed in 1976, played with Billy J Kramer and the Fortunes, performed for royalty and at borstal and were even played on-air in the heart of the country music world.
 
More local music history...

BBC Introducing in Leominster

BBC Introducing in Leominster
This month, we returned to the largest town in Herefordshire to showcase some of the amazing talent we have in our area right now.
 
The Bell Inn, on Leominster's Etnam Street, is a place that is regularly hosting live music at the weekend - so we thought we'd spice up their bank holiday Sunday afternoon by inviting along some of our favourite musicians!
 
The venue was packed with people who turned out to catch Abby Inez, Myles Gordon, Lucy May Walker and Sea Of Atoms - and if you missed their set, we'll be bringing you the whole lot throughout May.
 
Meet some of our local musicians...

Lisbee Stainton on BBC Radio 2

Lisbee Stainton on BBC Radio 2

She's a part of Seth Lakeman's band, has supported Paul Carrick on a European tour and did 75 gigs with Joan Armatrading, including one at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
This week, we hear from the Herefordshire singer/songwriter Lisbee Stainton - who was in session with Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2 last weekend.
 
She's just finished writing her fourth album - her previous releases had rave reviews in the The Times, The Independent on Sunday, The Daily Express and The Sunday Express.

Reviews

Reviews

This week, Andy O'Hare reviews:

  • Tyler Massey, Lucy Jakeman, Caroline Waldren, Connie Gordon, Richie Lane, White Feather Collective & Mike Mann at The Morgan Inn, Malvern.
  • Dave Onions at The Great Malvern Hotel.
  • Merrymouth & Matty Coles at The Oddfellows Arms, Astwood Bank.

The BBC Hereford & Worcester stage at the Wychwood Festival

The BBC Hereford & Worcester stage at the Wychwood Festival
Our next recording session takes place on Friday 30 May at The Wychwood Festival on Cheltenham Racecourse and features NINE acts who we've been playing on BBC Hereford & Worcester recently.
 
This is your chance to see how we capture live music on tape, while being able to enjoy some of the hottest new acts we've got in our area right now.
 
None of these artists knew they were being considered for a live session - they were chosen based on the tracks they uploaded to us.

Features

Features
  • In the papers, Robert Plant's placed 33rd in the Sunday Times Music Rich List this year adding £20 million to his worth in the past 12 months. He's also cancelled all his Spanish tour dates and rejected Alison Krauss' idea to team up and make a Daft Punk inspired album. Whilst all this has been happening, Jimmy Paige has said he's fed up of Robert Plant "playing games" regarding rumours of a Led Zeppelin reunion tour although the guitarist said he'd "absolutely" be up for playing live again.
  • While The Fortunes play in Tenbury Wells this evening, we'll preview HowTheLightGetsIn Festival in this week's gig guide.

Gigs

Danni Hunt

Danni Hunt's list of live music from local musicians

News

Local papers

What is being said about local music in this week's papers

Festivals

The Nozstock Festival

The biggest events in Herefordshire & Worcestershire

Sessions

Mike Davis

Mike Davis' session snaps from our recording roadshows

Reviews

Reviews

Andy O'Hare's take on the local music scene

Interviews

Andrew Marston interviews KeyGreen at the Wychwood Festival

The interviews you may have missed on the radio

History

History

A local history of great gigs and musical legends

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