Inside Jess Roden’s Anthology – video

Presenting a video montage with snippets of music from The Jess Roden Anthology and showing a few of the exclusive pictures in the accompanying book, along with pictures of a load of old boxes… also known as Hidden Masters. If you’d like to order one of the last remaining copies, as there are now only… Continue Reading

Gemma Hayes sings LIVE in a magazine storeroom

Is that John Mayer in the background? No wait – there’s  Liam Gallagher – and there’s Gemma Hayes sitting in front of HotPress magazine covers with her  guitar singing  Keep Running and Evening Sun. Irish pro-music magazine Hot Press featured a live performance by Gemma in their luxurious surroundings of their storeroom-cum-studio. It doesn’t get… Continue Reading

Jess Roden Anthology is #2 on Top Ten 2013 album releases (The Word)

‘Happy New Year’ everyone from the HM elves and, of course, the HM guardian kats – Gracie, Zig-E-Kat and Finn.E… and, here’s a rather splendid bit of news to begin 2014 with. We’ve just read on The Afterword (the website created after the widely respected and professional music magazine The Word  closed down) in which… Continue Reading

Gemma Hayes drops in to HiddenMasters

 Gemma Hayes dropped in to the leafy HiddenMasters studio last week, working along side designer Jayne Gould creating the album cover for Gemma’s new live release. All the details and the updates can be seen and followed on PledgeMusic here. It’s worth having a look at  the PledgeMusic page because Gemma has two tracks –… Continue Reading

Chris Wood’s “Evening Blue” takes shape

For loyal fans following the progress of the Chris Wood ‘retrospective’ (Evening Blue), Neil’s has been working at FX Mastering with Richard Whittaker who have worked on the vinyl album – sequenced as per the original Chris Wood reels that were originally engineered by Terry Barham.     Oh, and as a further short update, the… Continue Reading

Chris Wood left this world 30 years ago today….

  Today, 12 July, marks the 30th anniversary of Chris Wood’s death. Chris Wood made music. He created it, he invented it, he refined it, made it unique and then he played and played and played. Music was Wood’s all-consuming passion and it never went away. Ever. He couldn’t walk down a country road without… Continue Reading

Jess Roden’s interview names names

Just listened to BBC’s whispering Bob Harris’ interview with Jess Roden which can be found here for the next seven days. Bob calls the Anthology, “an absolutely wonderful book set.” We like Bob. (interview comes in at 2.24.18.) Also in the interview Jess explains the discovery of unheard material being published on his Anthology for… Continue Reading

Looking for Bronco fans of 1971, Dorderecht

Please take a look at the Bronco pictures taken on this website. Ron de Brujin has posted a request on the DordCentraal site asking people to identify  the people in the pictures. Were you attending this event in 1971? ~ Here’s an interpretations of the text – care of Google’s translation and a bit of… Continue Reading