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Andrew Marston with The Tympaniks (Ledbury)

Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music from Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Roving Crows

    Bury Me Naked

  • The Misers

    Fine Line

  • Granny's Attic

    Royal Oak

  • Interviewed

    • Garrington T Jones

      Blue Car Blues

  • Melisa La Rue

    Unite (feat. Soweto Gospel Choir)

  • Matt Woosey

    Lovin' Me Ain't Easy

  • Carol Lee Sampson

    Breathe New Life

  • Alex Valentine

    Mountain Roads

  • The Sunday Session

    • The Tympaniks

      Stitch In Time

  • Recorded at Serious Studios in Stourport

    • Dharma Bums

      I Don't Know Why

    • Lost Tiger


  • Lisbee Stainton


    • Marionet.
  • Frankie & Adam

    Gone Away Blues

  • Teddy Matthews


  • Bo Walton

    Hookin' Up

    • Jump Jack.
  • Sarah Jones

    It's Gonna Be Alright

  • Emily Ewing

    Own It

  • Performed at the Hay Festival

    • Arcadia Roots


Australian tour

Australian tour
A Malvern musician has returned to Australia for his ninth annual tour.
Garrington T Jones is an accomplished instrumentalist, vocalist and harmonica player playing acoustic blues, folk and roots music.
He's recently released his debut album Abyssinia (which is urban slang for "I’ll be seein' ya") which was completed in the Abbey Road Vinyl Master Suite last August.

The Sunday Session: The Tympaniks

The Sunday Session: The Tympaniks
Our Sunday Session, this week, comes from Ledbury medics-come-musicians The Tympaniks.
The group formed out of a mutual appreciation for music festivals and The Smiths!
They've been our Track of the Week, here on BBC Hereford & Worcester, and are now in their third year together.

New recording studio

New recording studio
This afternoon, we've been recording several acts for broadcast, throughout March, at Worley's in Stourport.
The Swan has, in recent years, become better known as a music venue than its traditional roots - as a hotel.
But their latest addition is a recording studio out the back, so we've been along for a mooch!

Track of the Week: Arcadia Roots

Track of the Week: Arcadia Roots
By blending traditional African rhythms and instruments with infectious soul melodies, Arcadia Roots are creating a sound and atmosphere that defies genre.
Influenced by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Dave Small, Maddy Abbots, Josh Terry, Danny Gauden and Tom Callinswood have recently attracted the attention of Michael Eavis, of Glastonbury fame, who joined them on stage and announced: “What a great band they are”.
"Pure energy delivered with a driving rhythm, not forgetting the homemade cigarette box guitar that had Hay rocking" - Andrew Marston.





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