Monthly archives: May, 2015

The Ash Cooper Band

This week we chat to Ash Cooper, the power behind The Ash Cooper Band… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I used to love watching my Dad’s old Elvis videos of him live on stage in Vegas and Hawaii and I just thought that looked like such a cool thing to…


Kelsea Ballerini – The First Time

Those who have only heard Kelsea Ballerini’s debut single ‘Love Me Like You Mean It’ blasting out of their radios may have underestimated the singer/songwriter for being another cutesy, Disneyfied “country” diva, appealing to youth and not knowing too much about twang. Certainly the single is extremely catchy and Kelsea looks the part, blonde, 21…


Lesley Curtis

This week we turn Kool Country’s “Spotlight on…” UK Americana legend Lesley Curtis… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? Nobody did, I always wanted to be a singer. What made you choose Country music? Right now I would say that it chose me as I evolved as a singer/songwriter through all…


Randy Travis – On The Other Hand: All The Number Ones


Acoustic Journey

For this week’s “Spotlight on…” we chat to Andrew Jones, the lead singer of up and coming UK Country band Acoustic Journey Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I suppose I’ve always been in to music, my dad used to carry me around as a baby with Dire Straits and Pink…


Chris Stapleton – Traveller

Like many Country singers, Chris Stapleton cut his teeth as a songwriter in Nashville, churning out tunes that wound up hits in the hands of others. Kenny Chesney brought “Never Wanted Anything More” to number one and Darius Rucker had a hit with “Come Back Song,” but those associations suggested that he would toe a…


Zac Brown Band – Jekyll + Hyde