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Lives in Music


Feb 25, 2021

 

Richard March has been in a huge array of bands and projects in his 30 years or so as a working muso. We first met when he was in the much loved Rhino and The Ranters; he started with Pop Will Eat Itself and Bentley Rhythm Ace. Now, he's with Swampmeat Family Band, with other projects bubbling away. Some of those come up in this podcast.

How does creativity can flourish in lockdown? How do performers reach new audiences? Some answers are here. On the subject of lockdown creativity, and for links to all the items mentioned in the podcast - every Tonight Matthew video, for example, and a lot more - go to the companion blog post on the Radio To Go blog, here

Photo credit: Ian Davies


A footnote: the intro and outro flourishes I'm using in this series of Lives in Music podcast come from Vo Fletcher who is featured in this series along with Loz Kinsgley, here. I asked him for a bit of live impro, and this was the result.  

The Lives in Music Podcast series has been running for about two years now. These are interviews with local musicians, looking at how music has shaped them throughout their lives. Series 3
also looks hard at how lockdown has had an impact. There are some lovely stories. To see all the artists, here's a link to every episode.