Category Archives: Studio 6 Music sessions

Studio 6 Music sessions: Sound Mirrors

More Studio 6 Music sessions and this time we featured Colchester/Chelmsford sunshine psych band Sound Mirrors!

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This was the first fully plugged-in set that the band had recorded for us, although they had been in recently with Nick Field on Curveballs to play an acoustic session. We had a chat about what the band have been up to, which you can hear again here:

 
The band also recorded three tracks for us, which you can see and hear again below:




You can find out more about the band by following them on Facebook or Twitter.

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Studio 6 Music sessions: MX Tyrants

Our latest Studio 6 Music session featured London four-piece MX Tyrants!

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Photo: Chaos Engineers

The band were no strangers to Phoenix FM as a number of them also play in Joanne Joanne, who recorded a session for us back in 2013. We chatted about how MX Tyrants grew out of JJ, the hundreds of bands that they all currently play in and lots more besides, which you can hear again here:

 
MX Tyrants also played four songs for us, which you can see and hear again below:





You can find out more about the band by following them on Facebook or Twitter.

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Lawrence and Cow

Our latest Studio 6 Music session featured Colchester band Lawrence and Cow!

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I managed to catch lead singer Geoff’s previous outfit, Vince Petchey, a few months ago when they supported Salad Undressed at the Three Wise Monkeys in Colchester. Sadly that band are no more but his new outifit is going full steam ahead with writing, recording and gigging new material. You can hear our interview here:

 
The band also played four songs for us – and here’s one of the songs, Train:


You can find out more about the band by following them on Facebook. They’re not on Twitter yet, but they’re working on it …

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Suzy Cramer

Our latest Studio 6 Music session featured alt-folk singer/songwriter Suzy Cramer from Colchester.

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Suzy talked to us about how she started as a musician and songewriter and the music that inspires her. You can hear the interview again here:

 
Suzy also played four songs for us and you can see and hear these tracks below:





You can find out more about Suzy by following her on

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suzy.cramer.9
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cramer_suzy
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/uzyramer

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Gong

Click here to hear our recent Studio 6 Music show featuring the session:

Legendary rock band Gong came down to Studio 6 Music in Witham to record an exclusive session for Phoenix FM!

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The band, comprising Kavus Torabi, Fabio Golfetti, Dave Sturt, Ian East and Cheb Nettles, have been a massively influential outfit in the worlds of progressive and psychedelic rock over the last four decades. Gong released their 28th studio album, “Rejoice I’m Dead”, just over a year ago.

We were treated to three songs in the session which you can see and hear again below:

You can find out more about the band on their official website.

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2017-09-27 11 Gong with Michael Parker from Studio 6 Music

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Taffy

Tokyo band Taffy were back for their 4th Phoenix FM session and their first one fully plugged in at Studio 6 Music in Witham!

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Iris, Asano, Takeshi and Ken have just completed a seven-date UK tour which culminated in a spot at Kendal Calling.

They treated us to four songs which you can see and hear again below:

You can find out more about the band on their official Facebook page.

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Lollipop Shoes

July 2017 sees the launch of a new partnership between Studio 6 Music in Witham and Phoenix FM with a new series of fully plugged in sessions!

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One of our first sessions was with Essex folk duo Lollipop Shoes – Kate on vocals, and Martin on guitar and bass – frequently joined by dancing marionette Zozie too!

We had a chat to Kate and Martin about their music and you can hear the interview again below:

 
We were also treated to four songs in the session which you can hear again below:

You can find out more about the duo on their official Facebook page.

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Studio 6 Music sessions: Stella Cleveland

July 2017 sees the launch of a new partnership between Studio 6 Music in Witham and Phoenix FM with a new series of fully plugged in sessions!

2017-07-23 Stella Cleveland at Studio 6 Music

One of our first sessions was with 15 year old singer/songwriter Stella Cleveland from Ingatestone. Stella told us all about her music and songwriting and you can hear her talk here:

 
We were also treated to four songs in the session which you can hear again below:

You can find out more about Stella on her official Facebook page.

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