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Andrew Marston introduces Capas (Worcester)

Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar, recorded at the Nozstock: The Hidden Valley.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Vertigo

    Breathe

  • Future Kings

    When September Comes

  • Appeared at the Drunken Monkey Festival

    • Time Of The Mouth

      Elmridge Lovegood 3rd

  • Sheldon Herron

    Ozark

  • Featured artist

    • Willow Robinson

      Stones

  • In session at the Nozstock Festival

    • Capas

      That's Life (feat. Richard Fox)

    • Capas

      Bamboozle

  • Performed In Sensible Shoes

    Are You Strange Enough

  • Merrymaker

    I've Been A Fool (To Leave You)

  • The Archivists

    You've Lost Love

  • Loose-Change

    Growin Up

  • BBC Introducing Track of the Week

    • KIM

      Private

  • In session at the Nozstock Festival

    • Capas

      Love Is Crazy

In session

In session
Capas, aka Phil Wilkins, is a multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Worcester, focusing on electronic and live recordings to create a cinematic sound.
 
Taken from many years of listenings to influential artists/experiences, Capas takes inspiration from electronica, dub, trip hop, acid jazz and nu-jazz.
 
His record collection includes artists such as Bonobo, Quantic (from Bewdley), Electric Light Orchestra and Massive Attack.
 
"One of the most incredibly dynamic musicians in the country who pulled out all the stops for the festival set of the weekend" - Andrew Marston.
 

Highlights: Truefest

Highlights: Truefest
Troy and the team behind TroyFest have created a new festival called TrueFest! Once again, this is taking place at Baskerville Hall near Hay-on-Wye.
 
It’s being billed as the ‘ultimate house party’ with more than 65 acts, 5 stages, a sauna, swimming pool and real toilets!
 
Set in a beautiful location overlooking the Wye Valley, the organisers promise three days of DJs, bands, theatre, comedy, burlesque, cinema and AV shows with the party then heading indoors until dawn!
 

Highlights: The Drunken Monkey Festival

Highlights: The Drunken Monkey Festival
Three talented 11-year-olds, who formed their own rock band, have played the biggest day of their fledgling careers by opening the Drunken Monkey Festival in Upton.
 
The trio had never even been to a festival before, but opened the 'Tower Stage' last night.
 
Dagan and Max, from Pershore, and Thea, from Evesham, form the rock band PiggyDooDar. 
 

Highlights: The Jinney Ring Blues Festival

Highlights: The Jinney Ring Blues Festival
The ninth annual Jinney Ring Blues Festival is taking place at Hanbury, near Droitwich, this weekend.
 
The venue, which is normally home to a craft centre, also stages an annual folk festival.
 

Willow Robinson appears on BBC London

Willow Robinson appears on BBC London
Willow Robinson began his professional career in Los Angeles, playing with one of his good friends in the duo Bohemian Sun.
 
He's toured the USA twice, as well as playing at SXSW, with the band Lime Cordiale.
 
Since returning from LA, Willow begun performing and recording as a solo act around his home town of Hay-on-Wye and playing a variety of gigs in London and across the UK.
 
He's recently finished a UK tour with Jesus & Mary Chain - and his manager is Alan McGee, the man behind Oasis, Primal Scream and The Libertines.
 

BBC Introducing at Nozstock

BBC Introducing at Nozstock
This month's sessions were recorded at Nozstock near Bromyard.
 
Russell Howard describes it as "a rural slice of English eccentricity" and Phill Jupitus & The Blockheads say "Nozstock is the best festival of its size in the UK".
 
This event started as a family BBQ more than 15 years ago that just got out of hand! 
 
Headliners, this year, included Seasick SteveHappy MondaysHayseed Dixie and Goldie Lookin Chain.
 
We were there on the Sunday hosting our very own BBC Introducing stage; highlights will be broadcast throughout August here on BBC Hereford & Worcester.
 

School of Rock!

School of Rock!
If you're aged between 8 and 18, you've probably heard of The Worcester School Of Rock & Performance - a music course which guarantees you a gig at the end of it!
 
Well, following a Facebook post from someone that said "but what about older people!", Jez Cole and the team have set up "You're Never Too Old To Rock" - aimed at those over 40.
 
All of next week, they'll be starting their summer school is going to be taking place - but they're also holding regular Saturday events at Bishop Perowne college in Worcester.
 

Highlights: Three Choirs Festival, Worcester

Highlights: Three Choirs Festival, Worcester
Billed as 'the world's finest choral music', this year's Three Choirs Festival has taken place in Worcester.
 
It's believed to the be the longest running music festival in Europe, at 302-years-old, and rotates between the three cathedral cities of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford.
 
This year, they've hosted 74 events across eight days and even Prince Charles showed up for one of the gigs!
 

Track of the Week: KIM

Track of the Week: KIM
This week, we hear from 18-year-old singer/songwriter KIM from Bromsgrove, who started her public singing career recording covers on YouTube and Facebook.
 
She's recently started performing live at open mic nights and and has been working on a modern soul/reggae style, which is particularly suited to her deep husky voice.
 
She's influenced by Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone, Duffy, Corinne Bailey Rae, Adele and Lana Del Rey.
 

BBC Introducing at Lakefest (10-14 August)

BBC Introducing at Lakefest (10-14 August)
Lakefest returns to Eastnor Deer Park in August this year and will be guaranteed to be even bigger and better than ever.
 
Headliners include Wilko Johnson, Aswad, The Charlatans, Badly Drawn Boy, Feeder, Imelda May, Rozalla and Seth Lakeman.
 
BBC Hereford & Worcester will also have a stage at the festival for the three days, showcasing local talent from Herefordshire & Worcestershire.
 
For details of how to send your music in and to be considered for future events, visit bbc.in/hwcontact 

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