LATEST

 

JUNE
Ninebarrow’s
free to air HIGHLIGHTS HOOTENANNY ONLINE CONCERT is on Saturday 13th July 7pm BST.
Gecko
has started a Kickstarter fund raising event for his next album.
Dexter Britain
has released ‘Forever Running Away’ out now via Bandcamp and other outlets.
Gentlemen of Few have a new single, What More, out now.
Quiet Lions are back in the studio working on new music.
Fleesh have new album just released called Versions V.

MAY
China Bears
new album ‘ Participation Trophy is out in July.
Frank Turner has broken the world record for the most gigs in 24 hours, ahead of the release of Undefeated, his latest album. He has also announced tour dates for Canada and the USA.
Matt Watson & The Secret Helicopters new album is out now on Bandcamp ‘Another Imaginary Soundtrack For An Imaginary Film’.

APRIL
Ninebarrow
have announced the birth of their son Joshua, how good is that! Congratulations.
Gentlemen of Few’s
latest single NUMB is out now, check out the video on YouTube

Dallahan’s lead singer, Jack Badcock. solo album, COSMOGRAPHY is released on May 3rd

MARCH
John Smith’s
latest album ‘The Living Kind’ is out now!
Talisk
have  been touring the USA and Canada.
Gnoss
are touring in Australia.
Husky Loops
have a new EP with a listening day on the 13th. Its called ‘ultrarama’ and is out on the 20th
Lifesigns are performing on the Cruise To The Edge cruise this month.

FEBRUARY
Fleesh
announce they are working on a new album.
L
uke Jackson is back on the road in the UK  with a mixture of solo and Trio dates. Check here for more details.

JANUARY 2024
Both Talisk and Gnoss are appearing at Celtic Connections in Glasgow.
Ninebarrow announce new tour dates and the 2025 Walking Holidays, plus family news about expecting a baby. Congratulations!
Happy New Year from AOLM.

DECEMBER
Gecko’s
new single ‘Family To Me’ is out now!
The first single from Luke Jackson’s upcoming new album is released on 1st December, The Wire.
Quiet Lions are working on a new EP, great news.

Ninebarrow
announce 2024 tour plans and their popular Wandering Minstrels stream returns in January

NOVEMBER
Following his mini tour Luke Jackson is back out supporting Jools Holland with his trio including an appearance at the Royal Albert Hall!
The Ninebarrow Hit Parade live stream is on the 18th November, eTickets available on their website.
Luke Jackson
has a solo gig on the 16th November at the Login Lounge in Camberley Surrey.

OCTOBER
Dexter Britain’s
new project ‘Ulfur’ is out now.
Lewis Bootle
latest single is out now as is the video linked to it.
Tom Speight is off to Brazil following the completion of his successful UK tour which good great review even in the national press.Tom appeared on National TV there.
Gecko’s new single ‘In This Tree’, is out on the 12th
Gnoss are off on a UK Tour, including at the West End Centre, Aldershot on the 28th,
Ninebarrow complete their latest tour this month and announce their last live stream of 2023, which will be a Top 15 chosen by their fans.
Gecko is out on tour as are the Luke Jackson Trio.

SEPTEMBER
The Colour of Night is getting rave reviews for NINEBARROW.
LIFESIGNS begin their UK Tour in Aldershot on the 2nd followed by a John Young Solo Tour.

AUGUST
Tom Speight’s
new album Love & Light hits the charts on release.
Johnson Jay has a new single out this month.
Gecko is on tour in the UK.
Luke Jackson is also out on the road, with his trio and with The City Suits

JULY
Gecko has announced a series of Tour dates this autumn.
Ninebarrow’s
latest live stream from the Woodland takes place on the 15th  with a number of other artists apart from themselves. Details on their website.
Tom Speight
has appeared on UK ITV station  GMB, talking about Crohne’s disease.

Luke Jackson will be appearing at The Albert Hall later this year with his trio, supporting Jools Holland.

JUNE
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The Video for GECKO’s The Tamworth Two is out now, and Gecko will be appearing at Glastonbury.
LUKE JACKSON has announced a tour supporting Jools Holland.

MAY
The latest Marillion Convention  take place 12-14 May at the L’Olympia Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The UK weekend is in Leicester at the end of the month.
AOLM  favourites, Brazilian band, FLEESH, are currently in the Scotland for the RUSHfest.
Tom Speight
has released the first single from his upcoming album Love & Light. Its called Tomorrow and is our May Top Track.
Dexter
Britain’s has a second new release on May 1st ‘Leaving Atlantis’.
Gecko
announces May European tour.
Gnoss’s new album ‘Stretching Skyward’ is out on May 12th and it is an absolute cracker. Check out our feature on AOLMRadio

APRIL
Dexter Britain’s ‘Dance with Me’ was released on April 10th.
Ninebarrow’s
latest live stream with the Ninebarrow Quartet is on 29th April. e-tickets available via their website with a free 7 day catch up.
Husky Loops
are supporting Verdana at the Shepherds Bush Empire on the 29th April.
Tom Speight
has announced a pre sale of merch ahead of his upcoming album. His latest release ‘Tomorrow’ is out on the 28th April
Gecko’s
new single The The Tamworth Two is out now on all platforms.
Camel’s
upcoming Tour has been cancelled, as Andy Latimer has to have surgery on his back. We wish him well!
The Ninebarrow Quartet’s
Live at Sherling Studio is on 29th April, Google Ninebarrow online concerts for tickets.
Quiet Lions
have been posting snippets of their upcoming EP on social media.

 

March
Megson’s
new album ‘What We Are Trying To Say’ is released on the 24th, listen out for it on AOLMRadio, it is excellent!

February
JOPY, well known to AOLM from The Keep Cats has a debut single out on 24th, ‘Headshot’.
Dexter Britain has published his first book of sheet music.
Ninebarrow has announced some spring UK tour dates.

January 2023
New singles coming from TOM SPEIGHT and JOHNSON JAY.
QUIET LIONS have published photos on Twitter of their work in the studio.

Ninebarrow’s latest Wandering Minstrels is on the 15th, their next livestream is on the 11th February, both are free to air.
Luke Jackson has announced a series of gigs, check the gig news page for more details.

December 2022
LUKE JACKSON is taking his Trio up to Inverness to record a video in the New Year.
LEWIS BOOTLE has announced new music coming in 2023
DEXTER BRITAIN has a new release available on all the usual services.

November
GECKO’s new single ‘Take a Look Around’ is out now and is our Top Track for November!
BEST OF ENEMIES have announced a one off return gig at the Fighting Cocks, Kingston on the 9th December!
Ninebarrow’s latest livestream goes out on November 12th with a myriad of candles from The Cathedral of Purbeck. They are also working on their next album due for release in 2023.

October
More tour news for LUKE JACKSON as he supports Jools Holland.Then he is back on the road himself and also with his Trio.
QUIET LIONS are back in the studio working on new tracks
The Plastic Youth’s new single ‘Big Thief’ out now. They are appearing at the Tenement Trail Festival in Glasgow on the 8th.

September
Tom Speight’s new EP ‘You I’ is out now.
Lewis Bootle’s new single, The Current out now.
After returning from Nashville, LUKE JACKSON is touring the UK with Marillion and then with Canadian artist Julie Aude.
PLASTIC AGE announce tour dates in France promoting their new EP, Split Brain.
THE SECRET HELICOPTERS new album out now via Bandcamp.
KEYBONE’S new single, Nigerian Till I Die out now! Order here.
FLEESH’S new album, Home Again, out on September 24th, order here. 

August
NINEBARROW’S latest Wandering Minstrels stream is on the 21st August, this time themed around Lakeland rather than Dorset.

GECKO will be touring with Coco & The Butterfields.
Congratulations to Lewis Bootle on his recent Wedding!

After completing his tour with Richard Thompson, LUKE JACKSON is back on the road supporting MARILLION, on their An Hour Before It’s Dark tour. He is currently touring Scotland. Ten years after MORE THAN BOYS was released, Luke has a new version of the album available on Bandcamp on the 26th.

FARA release a new album ‘Energy Islands on the 26th.
As well as working on a new album, GNOSS go on a UK wide tour.
TOM SPEIGHT issues another new single.

July
GNOSS are working on a new album
LUKE JACKSON announces a tour with Folk legend Richard Thompson
TOM SPEIGHT’S new single ‘Roll The Dice Again’ is out now.
Top Nigerian rapper KEYBONE’S new single ‘Break’ featuring UAE artist Ozhane Selassie is out now,

June
GECKO does a number of shows at this year’s Glastonbury
QUIET LIONS publish a photo on social media, working together in the Studio.
LUKE JACKSON headlines Friday night about 2022 WESTIVAL. He also has has to cancel some shows in June due to Covid.
May
NINEBARROW announce new Choir Tour dates plus a new stream with other artists.
GECKO currently touring the UK, to appear at the Endinburgh Fringe’
FLIGHT BRIGADE to a a hiatus on touring for the rest of 2022

April

GECKO has announced that he is appearing this year’s Glastonbury.
TOM SPEIGHT’S latest single ‘You & I’ is out now.
RICCARDO ROMANO LAND’S latest album ‘Spectrum’ was released on the 15th of April.
LUKE JACKSON has a couple more UK dates before he heads of to Canada, back on tour in the UK in September.
THE SECRET HELICOPTERS new EP  ‘Here Comes The New Wave’ is out now.

In addition to our regular Top Track spot, this month we adding a second Top Track. We have chosen , ‘Peace’ by Peter, probably well known to listeners of the former offshore station, RNI, I suspect you will be able to understand why we chosen this track.

 March
Dexter Britain has released a new single with Jenny Moloney,  “Time Waits For No Man”.
Ninebarrow back on the road in the UK. Luke Jackson has completed a few solo dates and Gecko has announced more UK dates. Plastic Age have been touring France.
John Smith’s new album, ‘The Fray Variations is out now, we are loving it.

February
More Tour news as restrictions are lifted, though always check with artists/venues for the latest information,
GECKO and adorableDemonz are both touring the UK. JOHN SMITH is returning to the USA soon. LUKE JACKSON now touring the UK supporting Fairport Convention,
Bigrichard Records are presenting shows in London for their signings including BRIE.

DEXTER BRITAIN had announced a new single for release shortly. TOM SPEIGHT’S latest single is out now.
NINEBARROW’S latest live free to air concert from their HQ is on YouTube on 12th February 7pm UK time,

 January 2022
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!

December
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.

November
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.

 

October
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.

September
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.

 

August
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.

July
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.
June
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)

 

May
Ninebarrow have a new Wandering Minstrels show online on the 9th May. and a new live stream later on the month.
April
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.
March
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. 

 

February
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.

January
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 Jac
kson 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.