Mike Barham announces debut EP // Release details

Wiltshire based singer/songwriter (and occasional TCOV contributor) Mike Barham is building up to the release of his debut EP “Altitude with Attitude”, announcing the start of the pre-order campaign AND revealing the artwork exclusively HERE on The Colour of Vinyl.

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Sad Song Co. return with new record & UK tour dates

Sheer Music are delighted to announce their first show in Chippenham in over 5 years, with Sad Song Co. aka Nigel Powell, drummer for Oxford indie boys The Unbelievable Truth in the 90’s, noise-niks Dive Dive in the 00’s and latterly known as the sticks-man in Frank Turner‘s band, The Sleeping SoulsContinue reading

TCOV’s guide to 2000trees 2016

The greatest weekend of the year is almost upon us! We love festival season more than most, but we’re not too interested in the corporate-dominated city-sized bad boys that litter the summer, but more in a 5,000 capacity event set in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotswolds, with 80 of the finest underground bands over 5 stages. This festival is 2000trees, and there aren’t many like it. Continue reading


The podcast’s back! After quite a few weeks away, we’ve returned with new music, live music and plenty of festival chat, including a wishlist of 2000 Trees acts!

Track listing:

  1. Tenacious D – Rize of the Fenix (Live)
  2. Boy Jumps Ship – Burn
  3. Mayday Parade – Get Up
  4. Nothing But Thieves – Trip Switch
  5. Recreations – Built To Last
  6. Trapper Schoepp – Ogallala
  7. Ducking Punches – God Damn Coward
  8. Ben Marwood – I Promise You That It Will Be Okay
  9. Billy Bragg – Sexuality (Live)
  10. Beans on Toast – The Great American Novel
  11. Crazy Arm – Tribes
  12. Against Me! – I Was A Teenage Anarchist (Live)
  13. Frank Turner – Mittens

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls @ Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow – 13/11/15

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since former Million Dead frontman Frank Turner picked up that acoustic guitar and decided to try making music solo. Few would have thought that he’d still be doing it 10 years later and that he’d be playing a sold out show at Glasgow’s famous Barrowland Ballroom! The man’s clearly come a long way since playing in the cellar below the 13th Note when he first came to play solo in Glasgow. Continue reading