Blog Posts - Steve Cradock



REWIND: Ocean Colour Scene - 'You've Got It Bad'

More wonderful music from 1996 as RW/FF takes you aboard a musical TARDIS on a journey through musical history. If you weren't around or were too young to remember the mid 90s, consider this a lesson of enlightenment. If you (like me) were...
by RW/FF on Sep 1, 2016

REWIND: Ocean Colour Scene - 'Lining Your Pockets'

This year marks 20 years since Ocean Colour Scene released their classic album 'Moseley Shoals'. The band will be playing the album in its entirety on tour throughout the year. From the LP here is the sublime 'Lining Your Pockets'.
by RW/FF on May 20, 2016

REWIND: Ocean Colour Scene - 'Up On The Downside'

A lot of people forget just how successful Ocean Colour Scene actually are. As well as an impressive six consecutive Top 10 hits, they also scored another 11 Top 40 singles and no less than five UK Top 10 albums. This particular single from was one t...
by RW/FF on Sep 21, 2014

REWIND: Ocean Colour Scene - 'Hello Monday'

So with this week's Britpop 20th anniversary celebrations on BBC 6Music, Radio 2 and BBC Four, a number of other people have been having their say on the final big musical phenomenon the world ever saw. Clashmusic.com ran a piece yesterday entitled "...
by RW/FF on Apr 10, 2014

REVIEW: Ocean Colour Scene - 'Marchin' Already' Deluxe Edition (Universal Records)

Ocean Colour Scene were never a Britpop band, but were a group who found their way through the door thanks to the thriving climate for British guitar acts during the mid 90's. After an unsuccessful stab at following in the footsteps of the Stone Rose...
by RW/FF on Feb 18, 2014

REVIEW: Ocean Colour Scene - 'Ocean Colour Scene' Deluxe Edition (Universal Records)

When Birmingham mod-rock revivalists Ocean Colour Scene arrived into the charts in 1996, a lot of people were unaware that this band had actually been trying their luck for some time before the Britpop phenomenon opened up the doors for lots of great...
by RW/FF on Feb 15, 2014

Track Of The Day: Steve Cradock - 'The Magic Hour'

Steve Cradock is without a doubt a hard working musician who deserves far more credit than he seems to receive. Over the last few decades he has played a part in some fantastic records, most notably those made with Ocean Colour Scene and of course th...
by RW/FF on Oct 12, 2013

RW/FF With Ben P Scott #32

This week: the awesome debut from avant post-punk foursome Zoo Zero, Steve Cradock's new psychedelic mod record, and as well as the more mainstream likes of Kings Of Leon and Jake Bugg, I explore some real alternative sounds in the form of the brutal...
by RW/FF on Oct 4, 2013

REVIEW: Steve Cradock - 'Travel Wild Travel Free' (Proper Records)

Steve Cradock is without a doubt a hard working musician who deserves far more credit than he seems to receive. Over the last few decades he has played a part in some fantastic records, most notably those made with Ocean Colour Scene and of course th...
by RW/FF on Oct 2, 2013

RW/FF With Ben P Scott #25

This week: I pay tribute to Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes, an incredible musician and a wonderful man. Massively underrated psychobilly legends Frenzy celebrate their 30th anniversary with a brilliant and intimate gig, Asian Dub Foundation return wi...
by Mr Scott:Music on Aug 17, 2013

RW/FF With Ben P Scott #21

Again, this week's RW/FF contains very few words but lots of great music. Some of the best new tracks I've been loving over the past 7 days, plus choice selections from the best recent albums. Includes Goat, Bleech, Deaf Club, The Hosts, Eyes And No...
by Mr Scott:Music on Jun 21, 2013


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