April 2017 Edition
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Welcome to the April 2017 edition of The Nice Rooms: A completely independent webzine featuring exclusive interviews that have a focus on music, film and cult TV. The whole thing is run on a budget of nil from a living room in Merseyside, UK.
The Nice Rooms is proud to present from 20th April 2017 an exclusive interview with Jordan Oakes about Power Pop, its iinfluences and his current gofundme campaign to produce a book containing all the back issues and more!
Jordan published Yellow Pills - the first Power Pop magazine from 1990 to 1996 and produced a series of Yellow Pills CD compilations, which also had a galvanizing effect in the '90s, on the '70s-born music genre. (Read the full article here)
During the 1960s, in Kirkby on Merseyside, there was a school making all the musical headlines. Ruffwood was a purpose-built and progressive comprehensive for 2000+ pupils that had its own folk group called the Swindlefolk run by music teacher Dy Swindlehurst.
Although they were only together for just three short years, the group very quickly got a name for themselves across Merseyside leading to appearances on TV with The Spinners and The Settlers and at local venues such as Gregson's Well in Liverpool...This was no ordinary school choir.
The recent article Swindlefolk can be viewed here
Also featuring @ The Nice Rooms is Hazel O'Connor's recent interview from Feb 2017. She very kindly took time out of her busy life schedule to talk about her career, the great musicians she collaborates with, her current show she is touring with and her late mum.: It can be found here
A full contents showing all the articles currently featured @ The Nice Rooms can now be found in The Stock Room.: Click here
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