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Is This Thing on Independent Music Podcast Xmas


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Yes, at last, this years Xmas special podcast. Some new and some favourites of the last year finishing with a live track from me recorded at The Joiners a few months ago. Thanks to everyone who contributed and continues to do so. Thanks for listening and supporting ORIGINAL INDEPENDENT MUSIC.  Show your support by buying some merchandise form the following artists who appear in this weeks show.

Benjamin Yellowitz – Berlin Bar, Paul McClure– A Song For Anyone, Marchan Noelle – Time Zone, Rogues – Huckay Pump, Cherry Head Cherry Heart – Party Seven, Let Go The Sky – Leaving, The Silver Bayonets – Schemes, Ollie Goodwin – Painted Black Master, Ed Ling – Swimmers, Hildur Höglind – Early, The Strangler Figs – Attack of the Strangler Figs, Liz Longley – Unraveling, Nick Tann – Never Did You Harm (live at The Joiners Southampton)

Is This Thing On Podcast Marvin B Naylor pt.2


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Part 2 of my interview with Marvin B Naylor where he talks about his writing process, the 12 string guitar and what his music means to him.
To find out more about Marvin and his music visit his website

Click here to listen to part 1 

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A bit long awaited but here it is and it’s a corker!

Playlist is Audrey Bochsler – The Brink, Carw – Feathers, Dead Cuts – Perfect Made Picture, I Plead Irony – I Can’t Hear You, Little Brother Eli – Hanging,  Dark Eyes 55 – Pushing On You, Judges – Crowds of Mannequins, Mummy Short Arms – Face Full of Sand, Capture – Pink, Nick Tann – Coming Home (instrumental version)


All marvellous I am sure you will agree. I would also appreciate it if you could share my picture below. Thanks

Nick Tann at The Joiners FESTIVALS 2016

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Onwards comrades!

Great music from Jonny Gowgow – Sweet Boy, Bela Takes Chase – Wonderlust, Nick Tann – Don’t (live at The Joiners), Accrington Stanley – Rites of Spring, Oliver Young and the Powder Keg – Hesitation Blues, Daniel Roure – J’ai Vu, Floella Grace– Valerie,  Salme Dahlstrom – Pop Ur Heart Out (DJ Phunkae Mix), Sangally – Shaman, Elles Bailey – Howlin Wolf, Valerio Lysander – The Prince.

Hope to see some of you out and about next week.


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A Monday morning podcast to get us all ready to face the week.

A full playlist of wondrous music including The Willow Band – Missing part, Mickey Carroll – Celebrate The Joy, Lou Patty – Keep Running, AcG – Monkey Business, Brene Wilson – Life to The End, The Vast Alps – Vanity, Errant Boy – Imaginary Song, Runabay – Sequences, Luna Rosa – Spread My Ashes, Nick Tann – Life Ia A River.

All top notch stuff as per usual.

I asked a few questions about future episodes, let me know what you think.

Click on the bands you liked and read their story. Feel free to give me a nudge here or on  Twitter

Is This Thing On Podcast Independent Music Podcast

Good day humans and welcome to another episode of the podcast that showcases the best in independent music.


This week you can hear The Magic Lightnin Boys – Sucker Punch, Cherry Head Cherry Heart – So Much More, Dirty Proper – Your Freedom,  Nick Tann – Never Did You Harm, Emily Wolfe – Dancing On The Record Grooves, RocketVan – 15 Minutes.

Rocketvan also submitted a very revealing interview. Well worth a listen

I mentioned some products I now have for sale in my teaching shop please click here to take a look


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October gigs

Is This Thing On – Independent Music Podcast – Music in the City Special



A special Music In The City edition of the show this week. All these fine artists are playing. For more details about the festival click here

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Superdrone – Made Out Of Suns – THE WEIGH HOUSE 5PM

The Empty Frets – Things I do Well – METRICKS CAFE 2PM

 Accrington Stanley – Couples – THE WEIGH HOUSE VAULT 6PM

 Pammie Moore – This Isn’t Love – KING JOHN PALACE 5PM

Yazzy Chamberlain – One Last Time – MARLANDS SHOPPING CENTRE

Zen Juddhism – Am I Alive? – THE WEIGH HOUSE VAULTS 1PM

Lucy Kitchen – Sun To My Moon – DANCING MAN BREWERY 5PM

Dan O’Farrell – Selfie Stick – THE PLATFORM TAVERN 1.30

Sombrero Fallout – The Rivets of Eclesiasties – THE UNDERCROFT 1.30PM

Nick Tann – Sadder Than Sad – THE SS SHEILDHALL 1PM

The Horse – Z.O.B.B. – THE CASTLE VAULT 2.40

The Slack 5 – On Hold – THE PLATFORM TAVERN 2.50 

Neil Anderson – Some Dance – THE GRAND CAFE 5.30

MITC 2015