In the second of two Why I Love features from The Blackheart Orchestra, we welcome Rick Pilkington to At The Barrier as he writes for us about his love of the legendary Eric Clapton and what it’s like to actually play with him!
Lizzy Hardingham writes from the heart about the inspiration of the music of Gilmore Roberts and what it means to her.
In the first of two Why I Love features from The Blackheart Orchestra, we welcome singer Chrissy Mostyn to At The Barrier as she writes for us about her love of Sigur Rós.
Bob Kettle from Wigan folk rockers Merry Hell, shares with us his love of Leonard Cohen.
Jason Simon released his new album, A Venerable Wreck, on 22nd May. We’re very lucky to have him write for us about one of his biggest influences; 13th Floor Elevators.
Kyros drummer, Robin Johnson tells us what he loves about Canadian trio Rush.
Eddie Taylor from Butterfly tells us all about Wings and what their music means to him. You can certainly hear Wings’ influence in the sound of Butterfly.
We welcome Nicholas DiSalvo (Guitar, vocals) of Elder to At The Barrier as he shares his love for the music of Bo Hansson; perhaps a lesser known figure when it comes to psychedelia.
James Holt recently released his new single, Pendulum. Here, James writes about one of his biggest influences; the super talented Jacob Collier.
Earlier this year, we reviewed the new album from an Australian band called Faceless Mirror. Here, Dean Macaw from Faceless Mirror writes about Aussie rockers, Cold Chisel.
La Dharma have built up a huge underground following locally that’s making promoters take notice. Daniel Jones from La Dharma writes about why he loves The Cure for us.
In a piece that seems apt at the moment, Simon Nicol shares his love of gigging. Not a band, not an artist, but a vital aspect of why we all love music; seeing it live.
Horisont recently released their sixth album. The Swedish rockers truly delivered. Magnus Delborg, bassist with Horisont, writes about one of the most successful bands ever: Genesis.
SAVAK released their fourth album in April. Subtly named Rotting Teeth In The Horse’s Mouth, the album is an album for all seasons. Here, SAVAK’s Michael Jaworski tells us of the impact The Replacements have had on him and the band.
Arvo Party released their latest album on 6th March this year. It was well received by us here at At The Barrier. The award nominated artist, producer and musician has written about one of his biggest influences in the latest in our Why I Love series.