10 Things You Might Not Know About Bowie

Today we awoke to the news that musician, songwriter and actor David Bowie had sadly passed away after losing his 18 month long battle with cancer. A figure in popular music for over four decades,…

Folkstock Goes To Town

Award winning independent folk roots and acoustic label, Folkstock Records have been releasing emerging singer songwriters since its inception following their much acclaimed festival held in September 2013. With high profile support from Patrons Peggy…

Velvet Meets…The Boomtown Rats

Velvet Magazine Chats to Garry Roberts From The Boomtown Rats Since they reformed in 2013, Irish New Wave Group the Boomtown Rats have been prolific giggers, and this summer play a series of festival dates…

Record Store Day 2015!

Saturday 18th April is Record Store Day! Launched in the USA in 2007, over 700 independent stores came together to celebrate the music culture. 2015 will be the eighth Record Store Day the UK has…