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Interview: Joel Stewart discusses his must-listen single Fever and gigging on the other side of the world…

Interview: Joel Stewart discusses his must-listen single Fever and gigging on the other side of the world…

Joel! Thank you for taking some time to catch up with Scarlett Notes! From the beyond impressive lyricism and sound of For the Very First Time to being added to Spotify’s Lo-Fi Indie Playlist… 2019 seems like it’s been a pretty amazing year for you. Can you recall the moment when your drive for making Continue reading Interview: Joel Stewart discusses his must-listen single Fever and gigging on the other side of the world…

Radio: Loxley’s Corner, Live Session

Radio: Loxley’s Corner, Live Session

Scarlett Notes discusses the exciting, positive and down-to-earth experience of performing a live session and enjoying an interview on Actual Radio Colchester’s show, Loxley’s Corner.  On first glance, Actual Radio Colchester appears to be placed within a sweet and quaint townhouse, snug in the centre of the town. Mum and I have arrived at the Continue reading Radio: Loxley’s Corner, Live Session

Premiere Review: Monelise Releases Majestic and Stunning Single, ‘Wild Roses’

Premiere Review: Monelise Releases Majestic and Stunning Single, ‘Wild Roses’

Listen here:  If you’re looking for a track to whisk you away from the chaos of day-to-day life, this epic but oh-so-chill number from singer and songwriter, Monelise, is simply the one for you. If you’re looking for a track to whisk you away … Monelise has a magnificent radiance to her vocals that twist Continue reading Premiere Review: Monelise Releases Majestic and Stunning Single, ‘Wild Roses’

Review: Roisin O’Hagan Can’t Possibly Be Missed With Single, ‘Miss You Like June’

Review: Roisin O’Hagan Can’t Possibly Be Missed With Single, ‘Miss You Like June’

The first time I met Roisin was an extremely brief encounter. It was during the switchover of our guitar lessons. The teacher we shared had just been disclosing how fond they were of her glowing talent, and with this in the back of my mind, I discreetly hung around, just to have a small preview Continue reading Review: Roisin O’Hagan Can’t Possibly Be Missed With Single, ‘Miss You Like June’

Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

It’s breaking into the afternoon and the white noise of the coffee machine is accompanying my wait for the Suffolk-based singer, songwriter and guitarist, Adam Thomas. As I glance over my shoulder, Adam and his family are arriving inside from the brisk, autumn chill. They’ve travelled from Ipswich to the chaos of Liverpool Street Station Continue reading Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

It’s Friday and you’ve carted the PA all the way through the high street because the venue doesn’t have parking. You shimmy in with every musical piece of equipment snug, under your arms. Waiting for you is a sea of stone-hard faces, who look as though the last thing they want right now is a Continue reading Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …

Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …

First thing is first. I am sat at 8:52 am in the morning, having just followed the same old morning routine of wearily munching my gluten-free cornflakes with the intent of flopping onto the sofa like a giraffe dropping down for a sunset rest and I have a spring in my slumber step. Why? I Continue reading Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …

Scarlett Notes Session 1: feeling in awe and at home with Jake Begley…

Scarlett Notes Session 1: feeling in awe and at home with Jake Begley…

It is here! The first post for the Scarlett Notes Session; and what better singer-songwriter, guitarist and musical mastermind to kick us off than Jake Begley himself! Lucky aren’t we? We discuss all things songwriting related in regard to Jake’s latest EP, The Dark Hedges, bursting at the seams with production, writing and deep thought Continue reading Scarlett Notes Session 1: feeling in awe and at home with Jake Begley…