Music Gear News
Keyboard player Powter's Beatles discovery
The Bad Day singer told The Press Association that: "My parents would only let us listen to symphonic music like classical music. We weren't allowed to listen to 'the Devil's music',"
He said that it was likely he turned 12 before he had "heard much of a pop song."
But one day he explored his mother's collection and a Liverpool group came to light for him for the first time.
"Going through my mum's collection I discovered The Beatles when I was 12 years old, and that's when I started to really fall in love with pop music," he explained.
Subsequently Powter, whose current LP contains tracks such as If Only I Could Cry and Cupid, became interested in Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie and Price too, he said.
Powter's other songs include Beauty Queen, Hollywood, Song Six and negative fashion.
Published by AW.Posted on 6 Aug 2012 12:57 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
At the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony which took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and Lorde took turns fronting Nirvana.
Damon Albarn has spoken to NME about the future of Blur, dismissing rumours that they won't play together again.
Ableton have released a new short documentary exploring the production of Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince's collaborative album with The Bell Laboratory.
Dynamic electronic duo, Daft Punk and Grammy award winning sound engineer, Mick Guzauski, have disclosed the secrets of the unique sound of Daft Punk's latest album, Random Access Memories.
Marcus Mumford, lead singer in Mumford & Sons, has been hired as Associate Producer for the soundtrack to the new Coen Brothers movie, Inside Llewyn Davis.
The record for the longest drum session in a retail store was set in New York yesterday by musician and party-devotee Andrew W.K.
Recent Music News
Propellerhead introduce Discover, a free music service that makes it easy to exchange music pieces with a community of musicians.
Focusrite have teamed up with Caroline Records, part of Universal Music Group, to offer solo singer/songwriters the chance to win a record deal.
So what's new with Pro Tools 12?
Straight from the Marshall Design Store, the Class 5 Roulette is a limited edition series giving classic Marshall Amps a touch of class.
Ableton have released an official book for electronic music producers.
EHX have released the Holy Grail Neo reverb pedal, adding to their reverb family.