Other Stuff

396562_10152094778925244_449855927_nIn 2007 I was asked to do a session for Welsh glam metal legends Tigertailz. The result was the title track of their album ‘Thrill Pistol‘. After that I did some gigs doing backing vox for the boyz, which included a festival in Bilbao in 2008 supporting such acts as Kiss & Ronnie Dio, and a gig in Italy supporting Europe & Whitesnake.

I went back into the studio with the ‘Tailz earlier this year and did backing vox for their forthcoming EP ‘Knives’

Omega66 is a recording project of Chris ‘Krik’ Young, and I’ve done quite a bit of vocal work with Krik over the years. Check out the Omega66 website.

Canute is a Cardiff based 13 piece funk outfit that I also do some singing with. You can’t have too much funk!!

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‘Appnins

Tonight Get Ready! are playin The Potters in Newport from 9:30pm, and tomorrow we’re playing The Tynewydd in Barry from 9pm.

New originals project – ‘Knitwear Junkees’ coming on nicely – we’re writing some groovin tunes, and are looking forward to taking it out live when we got a few more songs in the bag. Knittin’s never quick is it!

Be back down in kEnt soon to lay down some vox for the next Groovy Uncle album.

There yer are – news n tha! 

Happenings

Lots of new and exciting stuff on the cards at the moment! Met a fantastic band from up Blackwood way yesterday knocking out some seriously tasty funk. Recording a space-disco track with a couple of the Railroad Bill boys. Got some studio work coming up with the mighty Tigertailz! Groovy Uncle album in the midst of creation, and a good few gigs with the Get Ready! Crew! Tidy of the darts!

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NEW SINGLE – ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (or summat)

Delighted to announce that the new Chunk single ‘Got Up & Gone/Find The Morning’ will be released 1st September 2016 on sexy orange vinyl (download code included in purchase). First 100 copies bought from the website will have a lil something extra, so get on it! We’ll be taking pre-orders soon, so keep and eye out on my page and on the Groovy Uncle website. It will also be on sale in Cardiff’s own Retro Vibe Music shop on the High Street.

Taster promo video HERE!

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NEW CHUNKY SINGLE

The Groovy Uncle  collective are heading in to Ranscombe Studios tomorrow to record the new Suzi Chunk single! Very excited! Two killer tracks, which will be released on vinyl! I’ll be laying down the vox in a few weeks.

In the meantime you can still buy loads of Unc & Chunk earworms from the Groovy Uncle shop!

Love

Chunks x

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STUFFS N THINGS (AND GIGS)

Don’t forget we’ve just released a lovely shiny new remastered CD (and download on i-tunes GFTND & amazon) of Girl From The Neck Down available from the Groovy Uncle website.

The new Unc & Chunk album ‘Life’s a Gift‘ is out now on CD and download also – get your copy Groovy Uncle shop!

LIVE DATES AS FOLLOWS:

Friday 12th February ~ Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Saturday 13th February ~ Get Ready! @ Penlan Club, Swansea
Saturday 20th February ~ Get Ready! @ The West End Club, Barry
Saturday 5th March ~ Get Ready! @ Barry Buck, Barry
Saturday 19th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Sea View Club, Barry
Saturday 26th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Claude, Cardiff
Saturday 2nd April ~ Get Ready! @ The Soul Suite, Pontypridd

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4 Star Shindig!

Me and the Unc are delighted to say that the new album  ‘Life’s a Gift’ has received a 4 star review in the latest Shingdig! Magazine!

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Gigs in so far!

Friday 19th June – Canute @ Vale Jazz Festival, Barry
Saturday 27th June – Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Friday 10th July – Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Friday 17th July – Canute @ Kiwi’s, Cardiff
Saturday 18th July – Get Ready! @ Cadstock, Barry
Friday 24th July – Get Ready! @ The Park, Barry
Friday 31st July – Canute @ Salt Bar, Cardiff
Saturday 15th August – Canute @ NHSOB Fest
Sunday 16th August – Get Ready @ Glenbrook, Barry
Friday 11th September – Get Ready! @ Cwm Talwg, Barry
Saturday 19th September – Get Ready! @ King Billy, Barry
Sunday 4th October – Get Ready @ Memorial Gig, Barry
Saturday 7th November – Get Ready! @ Sea View Club, Barry
Wednesday 30th December – Get Ready! @ Earl Haig Club, Cardiff
Thursday 31st December – Alan Thomson All-Stars @ Scotland (venue TBC)
Friday 1st January – Alan Thomson All-Stars ‘ Scotland (venue TBC)

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Coolest Record

Rumour has it that ‘Barefoot in the Car Park‘ was voted No 3 in the ‘Coolest Records 2014 on Little Steven’s Underground Garage!

Very pleased! Thanks to everyone who supported us x

Stuffs & Things

Not long now til the new Groovy Uncle album ‘Persuaded’ is released – the vinyl has arrived, as have the CD’s – 6th October 2014 is when you can buy buy buy!

Couple of gigs in the book for 13 piece funk outfit Canute in Cardiff. 3rd October at The North Star, and 25th October at Porters. Come check us out!

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COOLEST RECORD!!!

We’re DELIGHTED to announce that from 22nd July Groovy Uncle single ‘Barefoot in the Car Park‘ (released 28th July on State Records) will be the ‘Coolest Record’ on Little Steven’s Underground Garage, and Sirius XM Radio!

Thank you Mr Van Zandt!!

Apparently I’ll be recording an interview with the station next week – eek!!

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