Rock City Sixteen-review

"Lunettes Noires Pour Nuits Blanches" By Rock City Sixteen" Havana Guns are no more!! But despair not as they have re-emerged with a new name and a sound that’s darker in tone to material released under their former appellative. Rock City Sixteen’s debut single may sound slightly more stripped down, with vocals not quite as... Continue Reading →

New Logo By Mister Lion

The VPME We have a fantastic new logo for the VPME, designed by illustrator and all round genius Mark Standbrook (aka Mister Lion), a man who made Mr Von Pips drunken vision a reality and which you can see in all it's glory at  our new web page and portal to the VPME here For... Continue Reading →

Hearts Of Darkness-International Jetsetters Interview

"Inside Out (Demo)" By International Jetsetters "My Redemption (Demo)" By International Jetsetters The Band: International Jetsetters : Who ? An Oxford-based five piece band formed by singer and guitarist Mark Crozer and bass player Bert Audubert. They were joined by Loz Colbert (formerly of Ride and who also had been working with Mark, initially in... Continue Reading →

The Von Pip Eisteddfod With Bethan Elfyn

"Motorcycle Emptiness" By Manic Street Preachers. "(Drawing)Rings Around The World" By Super Furry Animals. As a rather unpatriotic Englishman of Celtic descent, and being geographically in very close proximately to the Welsh border, I’ve always been a bit jealous of my Welsh neighbours. Not only do they have beautiful scenery, Ivor The Engine, their own... Continue Reading →

Matinée Idols…Northern Portrait Interview

"Crazy" By Northern Portrait. "I Give You Two Seconds Entertain Me" By Northern Portrait. When you think of Denmark what would immediately spring to mind? Vikings? Hamlet? Hans Christian Anderson, perhaps? Peter Schmeichel ? Helena Christenson? Maybe Scooby Doo? Feeling hungry? Well how about some bacon and pickled herring, or some blinis, followed by “quail... Continue Reading →

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