Tickets available from….
Record Junkee, Sheffield.
Influenced by ….
The Bristol Sound
Early House Music
Described as “Scargill meets Grandmaster Flash”
Played various venues from the 100 club, London to The AB Hall complex Brussels.
John Paul working alongside his producer, Rat, brings a mix of Punk and Hip Hop with a twist.
In the late 90’s Rat started his own record label – Hoofboy Records.
The new album … “Subjects” is the follow up to “No Filter”
His wordplay and observations are near exceptional and at some points, and like all good music, it nearly devours itself as it tells musical convention to get fucked.
“‘No Filter’ has for me in some ways pushed the envelope of the Workers Tale, the arrival into mid-life with its disgust for the old shit you did and the attitudes that came with all that. Its solid” – Jason Williamson / Sleaford Mods.
Newcastle’s very own….
Badger are a two piece alt pop force hailing from Newcastle, mixing melody with a narrated existential crisis. Listeners are advised to abandon all prior convictions. Badger have received national air play on BBC 6 Music as well as local airtime.
“Robin Welsh is Hull born, residing in Oxfordshire. Robin is a published poet, political activist and active campaigner for human rights and feels strongly about the abuses and intolerances within society. Everybody needs a voice and he raises issues that bring those who are silent and downtrodden to the fore delivering honest, poignant and often brutal spoken word with passion” https://wigandiggersfestival.org/2018