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David Hughes, Isle of Wigth, IOW, Folk, Blues,

David Hughes: Soothing Blues and witty acoustics

David Hughes is an Isle of Wight musician not very keen into self-promotion. This is a shame, as his soothing and sometimes witty Blues would certainly be enjoyed by a large audience. David plays in all sorts of gigs across the IOW, but he tends to be seen more often at events run by Amnesty […]

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Celestial Sirens

From Courtesans to Cloistered Nuns: The Secret Music of the Celestial Sirens

During the 16th and 17th centuries in Europe, the women musicians were either courtiers, courtesans, actresses or cloistered nuns. For 20 years, Deborah Roberts and Laurie Strass have been researching and interpreting the musical work done by these early modern women, through the project Musica Secreta (Secret Music). In 2002, they formed the  “Celestial Sirens”, […]

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Yours & Mine Portrait

Yours & Mine: Retro tunes with a modern twist

Yours & Mine has just released the debut single “Crying”.  The  three piece Indie-Pop band, based on the Isle of Wight, was formed in 2011 after Marc Dyer (vocals and guitar) and Nathan Webber (drums and backing vocals) got together for a few practices and then decided to play songs written by Marc. Later, they asked […]

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