Monthly Archives: February 2014

Listen to Jess Roden on “The Modcast”


Episode 32 of The Modcast – featuring Jess and acclaimed writer (and former enfant-terrible of The NME) Ian Penman – is now live, here:

Pictured just after the pre-record are (l/r) Dean Rudland (presenter), Jess, Ian and Eddie Piller (presenter).

We’ve also donated a really special prize which’ll go to whoever in the world (HiddenMasters and The Modcast know no boundaries!) correctly answers the question that Jess poses about halfway through the show.

And the prize is?

Not just a signed copy of the JR Anthology… but… to make it a truly special prize we’ve added in the artist’s proof of one of the pieces of art that were specially created for the Anthology. This is the artist’s proof of the Analog poster (only 30 were produced and they completely sold out within a couple of weeks of pre-ordering opening – and the 20×16 poster features many of the original analog tape boxes from which the whole Anthology was created).

And, since this is the artist’s proof, it is numbered 1 of 1. Equals, its a complete one-off. Plus… Jess has signed it as well.

Sneak preview of Gemma Hayes LIVE album…

  Here’s a little sneak preview of Gemma’s new Live album (Night&Day) on YouTube: This limited edition vinyl release features 10 live recordings from the Olympia Theatre and Crawdaddy in Dublin, and St Giles-in-the-Fields in London and is available to pre-order at:…. (Look for the LIVE vinyl album in the right hand blue sidebar.) Each copy… Continue Reading

Gemma Hayes – The Hot Press Awards

  Gemma has been nominated in the ‘Best Female Artist’ category in the forthcoming Hot Press Awards. Ireland’s The Hot Press – for those not in the know – has been the world’s most fortnightly music magazine since 1977.   Continue Reading