We welcome in the New Year with news that Mike Williams from QUIET LIONS and JOE WALLER are expecting additions to their families shortly. We send our congratulations and wish them and their partners, health and happiness.
The next free to air Wandering Minstrels from Ninebarrow is on Sunday 9th January. Congratulations to the band as A Pocketful of Acorns is Folk Forecast’s Album of the Year 2021!
adorableDEMONZ has announced he is supporting EXAMPLE on tour in 2022
MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM AOLM
Luke Jackson will be supporting Fairport Convention on their Wintour 2022.
Gecko has some limited edition Christmas Cards. Link on his Instagram bio.
Ninebarrow announce new Wandering Minstrels stream in January and a livestream in February.
Luke Jackson is out on Tour in in the UK with his Trio.
Ninebarrow’s latest live stream is due on the 27th November.
Quiet Lions have been back in the recording studio.
Brother Strut has announced tour dates for 2022 including dates in London.
Whoops, we managed to mess up the image for the October Top Track by heading as September, sorry!
Gecko and Ninebarrow have both had to cancel upcoming gigs due to covid and illness, check their web sites for up to date information.
adorableDemonz is appearing at The George Tavern in London on the 28th.
FLEESH’s new album Eclipsed is out now available via their website and all major outlets.
Dexter Britain has announced two new releases coming up at the end of year, Stay With Me, and The Dance Of The Sugar Rum Fairy.
Everything’s Waiting For You, the second album from TOM SPEIGHT is out now. It has received great reviews and has quickly climbed the UK charts. Well done Tom!
FLEESH have announced pre-ordering for their forthcoming album ‘Eclipsed’ on their website.
NINEBARROW hope to have another Wandering Minstrels before the end of the year and have launched their 2022 Calendar.
GECKO has announced a series of podcasts called The Flock available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify etc, click here for more details.
HUSKY LOOPS have reported on their issues during Lockdown, but have been working on new music and collaborations with other musicians.
NINEBARROW’S latest live stream went out on the 14th of August and they have announced a new Wandering Minstrels stream for September and a new live stream in November. New Tour dates are on their website.
TOM SPEIGHT had a new single out for his forthcoming album, and has had his music featured on the popular Love Island TV show in the UK.
QUIET LIONS announce a live date in Brighton supporting BELLEVUE DAYS.
Luke Jackson is back on the road across the UK.
MIDGAR are back with a stunning new album UNITY out now.
PLASTIC AGE have a new album out.
NINEBARROW’S next livestream will be on the 14th August and have published Volume 2 of their Dorset Musical Walks.
GECKO has announced a list of live gigs(subject to Covid restrictions)
Ninebarrow have a new Wandering Minstrels show online on the 9th May. and a new live stream later on the month.
Luke Jackson played his last live Facebook show along with his Trio as he heads back on the road.
In The Mist Of Time, a tribute album to Renaissance is the latest release from Fleesh, out now via their website.
Ninebarrow are appearing on the top rated BBC show Countryfile on the 28th talking about their musical roots in Dorset and the brilliant Ninebarrow woodland project.
adorableDEMONZ (Lewis Bootle) has released his first single in a while, ‘Cut The Brakes’.
Tom Speight has released “Strange Days”. His next album is now available on pre-order for release in September, along with a new range of merchandise.
Gecko has released an acoustic version of Climbing Frame, out now!
Ninebarrow’s album launch event takes place on the 13th March see their website for full details.
Gecko has released an acoustic version of Laika out now.
Luke Jackson’s EP ‘Of The Time’ is out now via his website or his Bandcamp page.
Ninebarrow have announced online pre-ordering for anyone on their mailing list. They are also seeking donations to their Woodland project. The next Wandering Minstrela show is on the 28th,
Joe Not Joseph’s new single is ‘Late Nights’ released on the 29th January via iTunes, Spotify and other platforms.
Tom Speight’s new single “Everything’s Waiting For You is out on the 8th January.
Husky Loops have put a teaser on Twitter suggesting they are working on their second album.
Johnson Jay has teamed up with his Kenney Jones Bandmate Jim Stapley to form The Great British Rock Band in their current base in Nashville.
With most of the UK in some sort of lockdown again, it is unlikely that gigs will be going ahead.
Ninebarrow have announced a release date in March for their latest album A Pocketful Of Acorns plus they will be planting a new woodland in collaboration with the Woodland Trust. Their latest online concert is on 16th, no e-ticket required,
Luke Jackson is working on a new downloadable EP.
Johnson Jay has announced that Lazarus, the David Bowie musical will be streamed in January using the London cast. Jay played guitar in that production.
The Keep Cats gig at the Boileroom has been moved from the 2nd January to the 22nd. Check with the band or venue for more details.
Ninebarrow’s next live stream incudes the full band recorded at the Poole Lighthouse will be Saturday 12th December, Check their website for full details.
Bellevue Days have a new album out in the New Year and the first track, 2020 Vision, from it is out now. Sam Christmas (Best Of Enemies) has joined on Bass.
Ninebarrow’s first free to air ‘Wandering Minstrels’ show on their website on 29th November was met with acclaim, they promise more in the future..
Luke Jackson’s November Facebook live stream is Friday 20th at 6.30pm
LUKE JACKSON’S latest live streaming gig is on Facebook on Friday 30th at 6.30pm
TOM SPEIGHT has been signed to Netweerk Records as work continues on his new album.
NINEBARROW’S near live stream from a beautiful Dorset Chapel is due to go ahead via their website on 17th at 19.00 BST.
UNSUNG LILLY made international headlines when Facebook controversially censored their latest video
The latest live Facebook stream from LUKE JACKSON is on the 5th, when he will be joined by Andy Sharps.
UNSUNG LILLY have been based in the USA for a number of years are returning to the UK.
TOM SPEIGHT’S latest EP, SUNSET SOUNDS is out now!
LUKE JACKSON is to open for Fairport Convention on their 2021 Tour, great news Luke!
TOM SPEIGHT back at Abbey Road Studios recording a new album.
DEXTER BRITAIN has released a new album, available via Bandcamp and other platforms.
QUIET LIONS are back in the studio, look forward to hearing the results from that
SAM CHRISTMAS of Best Of Enemies has released his first solo single.
The next NINEBARROW live stream will be an multimedia event in the Dorset countryside on August 15th
Fleesh have announced they are working on an album of Genesis covers.
Ninebarrow’s Hit Parade live stream is scheduled for 11th at 7pm on Facebook, YouTube and their website.
Fleesh have released an album of Renaissance covers.
Tom Speight’s latest single is released on Friday 19th June.
Luke Jackson had a live stream on the 10th June playing his second album, Fumes & Faith in full.
D.Ho has released a new EP, Shades Of Red, already climbing the charts in Hong Kong.
Both Quiet Lions and Ninebarrow completed their fundraisers, both reached their targets, well done guys.
Ninebarrow’s next live show on 11th JULY 7pm will also be on YouTube as well as Facebook and their website.
Elucidate’s new single is our top track this month.
Ninebarrow have released The Hour Of The Blackbird backed by two choirs as charity single in aid of MIND. Details here
Quiet Lions have set a 1000k challenge to support the SaveOurVenues charity, check out their Twitter or Facebook pages for more details.
Luke Jackson has continued with his live streams as have Ninebarrow.
The F4W Trust have also instigated a weekly session at 20.00BST in conjunction with the West End Arts Centre featuring different artist/bands each week.
Tom Speight and Lewis Bootle have each had live Instagram shows.
With the closure of so many venues, some of our favourites like Luke Jackson and Ninebarrow are streaming shows live from their homes. Luke has already done a couple and Ninebarrow will be streaming via Facebook from around 19.00 on 4th April.
The latest cancellations and closures include Glastonbury, Royal Albert Hall and the 02 Arena,
Looks like the virus has caused almost all music venues to cancel or postpone everything.
Brie have announced a tour along with Joss Mogli (now postponed)
The coronavirus is affecting a lot of tour dates, make sure you check for up to date info.
Spring Offensive have announced a one off gig at Hoxton Hall in London for the Mind charity on 5th May. They stress it is not a comeback, which is a real shame!
Lifesigns new single “Impossible” is out now on all major platforms, listen out for it on AOLMRadio.
Lewis Bootle is to embark on a UK tour, more details when we get them.
Joe Not Joseph’s new single is released on the 7th on all major platforms.
Luke Jackson is touring North America this month. Get to see him if you can. You will not regret it!
Luke Jackson has added a date in Portsmouth. Bellevue Days have announced a London date with Quiet Lions supporting and Soeur are aslo back on the road see the gig news page for more details. Always check with the venues for up to date info.
AOLMRadio is up and running on this stream and via the AOLMRadio website. More directories will be added.
From the first of January AOLMRadio will have a new home. Following the closure of Radionomy, they are moving to a new home in Canada. Programming will remain the same but it will take some time before everything is back to normal. You will find the new stream here. We are remaining here based in the UK.
Some sad news BEST OF ENEMIES have announced their final gigs later next year.
British Airways have added LUKE JACKSON’S album Journals to their inflight entertainment.
We hope to announce our future plans towards the end of the month.
BELLEVUE DAYS new album is out now and its a cracker!
We are working on ways of continuing legally and will update you when we have more news, we are currently testing on a new stream.
Radionomy have announced that they are closing on the 1st January 2020. This means ourselves and thousands of other stations are likely to close. It has been a pleasure bringing you music you are unlikely to hear anywhere else. As a non profit organisation we would not be able to afford the royalty payments which Radionomy are currently responsible for and have no wish to operate without them being paid.
LUKE JACKSON’S new album ‘Journals’ is out this month. It is absolutely wonderful, one of the albums of the year.
DEXTER BRITAIN has some limited editions CDs on his bandcamp page.
BEST OF ENEMIES single “Bad News” is out on the 24th.
Joe Waller has announced a new stage name Joe Not Joseph and will release a new single later this month
LAKE ACACIA Live Dates:
11.10.19 – Wellingborough – Raffs Bar
03.11.19 – London – Slaughter House
15.11.19 – Oxford – O2 Academy (w/ The Treatment)
22.11.19 – Liverpool – Sound Basement
29.11.19 – Bridgwater – Cobblestones
28.12.19 – Birmingham – Sunflower Lounge
14.01.20 – Hull – Polar Bear
DEXTER BRITAIN has a new website.
LUKE JACKSON is back on the road in the UK after his successful trip to the USA.
QUIET LIONS have a released a video of an acoustic version of The Youth In Question on YouTube, watch and listen here
SOEUR have a new EP “NO SHOW”out now
QUIET LIONS have announced a number of gigs in October.
RAIN CREW have announced they are splitting up, we wish them well in their new endeavours.
This month sees a new album from FLIGHT BRIGADE, and a first full album from HUSKY LOOPS.
LUKE JACKSON has announced pre-orders for his new album ‘Journals’ commence on the 13th.
Luke Jackson has announced a couple of US tours on top of his UK dates. America you are going to love him!
For some years now we have been using Nobex to supply the App for phones and tablets. The costs involved in doing this are going up and the App has had problems with displaying track information and Tweets. We have therefore taken the decision to switch to using Radionomy’s own App. Just download from Apple or Android and search for AOLMRadio.
Husky Loops have released a new single from their forthcoming album due out in September.
Joe Waller’s new single ‘Anybody’ out now!
AOLM favourites Quiet Lions, Luke Jackson and Soeur, all appeared at the 2019 Summer Westival and all went down a treat.
The Keep Cats new single “The Ledge” is out on the 25th and available in all key outlets. They are appearing at the READIPOP festival in July.
Great News from the Summer Westival in Aldershot, QUIET LIONS, LUKE JACKSON and SOEUR already announced.
The AOLMRadio App gremlins seem to fixed!
We have some some gremlins with the AOLMRadio App at the moment, please download the Radionomy App from the Apple and Google App stores. Thanks.
HUSKY LOOPS announce their forthcoming album.
TOM SPEIGHT has announced he is appearing at the iconic Glastonbury Festival, he has also announced new Tour dates in Bristol, Liverpool and London. Tom appeared on the BBC Breakfast Show on 23rd May, it is on iPlayer for now.
HUSKY LOOPS open pre-orders on their upcoming first full album.
Some great new music over the last few weeks:
The new EP from BEST OF ENEMIES
A new single from THE KEEP CATS
The first full album, ‘Collide’ from Tom Speight,
The first single from QUIET LION’s forthcoming album
A new release from The Man With The Blue Guitar, French artist ChardRy,
A new album from Brazil’s FLEESH
And probably the only radio station in the world where you can hear them all AOLMRADIO!
Famed composer Les Reed passed away this month. His Man Of Action was used by the iconic offshore radio station RNI as their theme tune in the 70’s.
The first video single from the upcoming Quiet Lions debut album. “Echoes” released 12th April
Radionomy had technical problems which took all their stations around the world including us on the 7th April. luckily didn’t last too long.
Some great new music from Dorset duo Ninebarrow coming up this week plus some favourite indie tracks added to the playlist.
Johnson Jay has moved to the USA, we wish him and his family all the best!
Luke Jackson is off to Nashville for a couple of weeks in early April.
Best Of Enemies new EP is out this month and they have already released a second single from it
Fleesh have released Rescue Me as their latest single and we have made it our Top Track this month.
Tom Speight’s new album Collide is out now, go get it, it’s great.
Fleesh have released their latest album ACROSS THE SEA available from all the usual outlets
New music from Husky Loops and Joe Waller starts the month off well!
Best Of Enemies announce new single release 28th February.Quiet Lions are playing The Finsbury on the 22nd March with Patrons and others
Dexter Britain has released new tracks on Soundcloud,
Reading based Echoic announced on their Facebook page that they are disbanding. Their final show will be on the 13th March in Reading, Best Of Enemies will also be playing.
Luke Jackson back on tour, AOLMRadio will be off to see him in Basingstoke on the 2nd Feb.
Best Of Enemies back in the studio working on new material.
The Roop have a new single and video out “Silly Me”.
Tom Speight’s new album is now available to pre-order.
Rain Crew’s new EP ‘Honey’ is out now.
Quiet Lions playing a free gig at the Finsbury Pub, London N4 1BY on the 18th in a line up including Mangoseeds and Perry Line.
Radionomy have been having problems post Christmas which means we have had breaks in transmission on AOLMRadio. Hopefully this will be speedily resolved. The web sites are unaffected.
Tom Speight sings live on the top rated BBC Radio2 Graham Norton Show, Well done Tom!
Sam Harrison has a new video out on Youtube “Distant Ships”.
Tom Speight’s latest single “Strangers Now has just been released.
Lewis Bootle plays his final gig of the year in London
Best of Enemies announce new music coming in the New Year.
D.HO’s new album is due out and he has released the video for his latest single. It soon topped the Hong Kong Singer/Songwriter charts!
Fleesh’s new album of Marillion songs is out now. Tom Speight’s latest single ‘Collide’ was released on the 5th October.
Another release from Husky Loops, ‘Everytime I Run’ which is on the soundtrack of FIFA 19!
Check out a fantastic version of Sandy Denny’s ‘Who Knows Where The Time Goes’ from Luke Jackson, it is awesome!
Soeur’s new single ‘Fight’ is also just out.
Husky Loops new single ’20 Blanks’ also out now. They have just been signed to @30thCentury Records in the US.
Joe Waller has a new track ’20 Million’ (feat Parv) out now.
D.HO has a new single out in August “Nobody Knows”
It is turning out to be a cracking month for new music, Lewis Bootle & Gecko have released “City In The Sun”, we love it and so will you!
The first single from Tom Speight’s upcoming album, “Want You” is out now on iTunes.
Claudia Stark’snew EP, Short Fuse is out now!
Husky Loops are set to appear at the Leeds/Reading Festivals, if you are going make sure you see them
Fleesh have announced they are working on a album of Marillion covers, that should be brilliant.
Best Of Enemies have been signed to Undead Collective Records. Well done guys!
In you are in the South of England, check out The Summer Westival at The West End Centre in Aldershot 20-22 July, the best indoor festival in the world.
Summer’s here in the UK and we have a beautiful Top Track for you, Aurora from Hayley Griffiths
Listen to AOLMRadio for new music from Besides Daniel, Welles and The Nude Party
Canadian singer songwriter Kimmy B has her new single out now.
Lithuanian rock band The Roop have a new single “UFO” featuring Migloko out this month, check their page for a listen.
Tom Speight is back on the road again after a spell in hospital. We all wish him well.
Reading based band Rain Crew have released their first single “Come Around”, check it on Soundcloud and other platforms.
Radionomy again had problems at the beginning of June leaving us and many others off air. Things have settled down and programming is back to normal.
Radionomy’s streaming servers went off line in the early hours of the 30th May, taking stations off the air around the world including AOLMRadio. The problems were fixed around 8.45am BST and all seems to be fine.
Husky Loops new single “Daft” is out now
Tom Speight’s new EP “Live At Studio 3” just released, available here
Joe Waller and Lewis Bootle have new music on release this month
Marillion finish their latest UK tour in York. Husky Loops confirmed for Leeds/Reading festivals.
The Husky Loops Oxford gig for the 1st March has been cancelled due to the weather, now will be on the 15th. Hey guys, with a name like that we thought you would get there by sledge. Mush Mush!
The Apple and Android are finally back up and running, well done Nobex. We would really appreciate you downloading these free Apps.
Husky Loops new single “When I Come Home” out now, and they have launched a pledge campaign, full details here.
Radionomy have a temporary fix for their mobile App server, this means we can be heard via their own App, our own one is still not resolved.
Our favourite Brazilian band Fleesh are currently running a crowd funding campaign, check their Facebook page for more details.
Radionomy have problems with the server that delivers our App service both on our App and on their own App. We will let you know when it is resolved, hopefully very soon! Web services are available as normal
The new Les Pauls single “New York City” is out now.
The Magic Band (as in Captain Beefheart) are on a Farewell Tour in the UK. They are playing the West End Centre in Aldershot, not far from AOLMRadio HQ on the 16th. Could be your last chance to see this seminal band. The latest single from Unsung Lilly is out now and available on iTunes
Husky Loops have been supporting PLACEBO in a nationwide UK tour and getting get great reviews.
Quiet Lions are in the studio recording their first full album. Dexter Britain releases his latest alum this month too. Johnson Jay was on Sky Arts playing guitar in Tony Visconti’s house band, in a tribute to the producer recorded at the Union Chapel in London.
Our good friend, Pete Staples former Bass player from Sixties band The Troggs published his autobiography “Wild Thing” last month, we recently received our copy and it is a cracking read, available now on-line from Amazon and Waterstones and most good book shops.
The brilliant UK progressive band Lifesigns released their album Cardington in mid September and already it has won world wide acclaim. Listen out for tracks from the AOLMRadio soon. New Music on AOLMRadio includes the new single from Husky Loops and tracks from Bristol band Soeur.
Check out the latest video from Kabul Dreams on Youtube. Quiet Lions announce new album and release their latest single “Stronger Than Before”. New music on AOLMRadio from Best Of Enemies and Lewis Bootle featured on the playlist.
Our new App seems to be working fine, just search your Apple or Android app store for AOLMRADIO!
Radionomy seem to stopping all third party apps for phone and tablet in favour of their own App, just download from your App store and browse for AOLMRadio. Hopefully this is only temporary!
New music on AOLMRadio includes the new single from the excellent May Fall and classics from Colin Bass including the brilliant “Denpasar Moon”.
Check out our latest band Jauti all the way from Lithuania
Tom Speight has a new EP out this month “My My My”.
Ryan Jagger embarks on his annual round of appearances at UK Pride events this month starting with Edinburgh on the 17th.
The Radionomy platform went down in the early morning of the 9th May causing AOLMRadio to be off air until around noon. The websites were unaffected.
Radionomy is also causing us problems by randomly renaming tracks and artists and bands on AOLMRadio, we are trying to keep up with what they doing, if you spot anything please let us know on our Facebook page.
Dexter Britain’s new EP “Ineffable” is out now, check his website for more details.
Luke Jackson completes his latest European/UK tour.
Tom Speight is on tour in April, see AOLMRadio or his Facebook page for dates.
Quiet Lions are back in the studio and have a show in Brighton. Unsung Lilly are working on new material. Joe Waller has a new single out at the end of the month and is playing in Camberley Surrey on the 29th.
Luke Jackson is on a short USA tour.
A Mile Before Dawn is released and available
Listen out for a new release from Les Pauls, called “You Screwed Me Up”, it comes from their new album A Mile Until Dawn, on AOLMRadio and here on the Les Pauls page.
We would like to wish everyone Happy Christmas and thank our ever growing band of listeners.
We have the brand new album Filter from Swedish band Fatal Casualities here on AOLM and also playing on AOLMRadio.
Lithuanian band The Roop have released a new track “Hello”
Diagrams (aka Sam Genders of The Accidental) is currently running an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds to self-release his next album ‘Dorothy. Why not join the campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/…/the-dorothy-project-music-poet…/
AOLM favourites Luke Jackson and Tom Speight have both released new music, Luke’s new album is called Tall Tales and Rumours and Tom’s EP is called Love, both out now on iTunes, They are available to listen to here and also on AOLMRadio.
New Music from Lithuanian singer Monika Linkyte.
We have just about finished the new AOLM web site and the old one will go off line in early November. A couple of things we still would like to improve on, including the monthly polls. Many thanks to Hartlib Press Ltd/Total Needs Network for hosting us for the last ten years at no and also to our new hosts LJB Web services, without you we would not be here.
The new Marillion album, F.E.A.R, shot into the albums charts around the world on release, making it their most successful release for some. AOLMRadio now has the album in their playlist.
The eighteenth studio album from the British rock band, Marillion, is released on 23rd September. Called F.E.A.R., it has been getting rave review with, ‘masterpiece’ been an oft used description. We already have listened to one track, 3 Kings, and hope to have the whole album playing on AOLMRadio soon. Visit the Marillion website for more details
A week into the rebuild of AOLM, whilst learning WordPress and things going slowly. Transferring and updating the information is going to take quite a time so we hope you will bear with us