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As of the 1st April 2019 “Start The Week Right” with Lordy will take up it’s new time slot of 10am till Noon. The encore show remains the same at 6pm. All times are UK times.

The “Godfather of British Blues” and a longtime crusader for American blues originators, John Mayall, has announced the release of his new album “Nobody Told Me” on the 22nd April this year. John has kick started or boosted a plethora of artists during his long long career in the music business. Eric Clapton, Peter Green, […]

Hot on the heels of QSP (Quatro, Scott and Powell), one of Shangrla Radio’s most popular artists, Suzi Quatro, is releasing a brand new album titled “No Control” – Not a surprising title really coming from this Rock and Roll Dynamo. Suzi began her career in the 1960’s playing with her 3 sisters; Patti, Nancy […]

Toto’s ubiquitous soft-rock anthem ‘Africa’ is being played for ‘all eternity’ in the Namib Desert on the west coast of Africa. Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has created a sound installation called Toto Forever consisting of six white speakers attached to an MP3 player that contains just one song; Toto’s 1982 hit single ‘Africa’. Placed at […]

** BACK AGAIN NEW GIGS 2019 *** (NOW TAKING BOOKINGS) Albany Down is pleased to announce that we will be returning next year with a new line-up and we are now taking bookings for 2019 “. It has been a while since our last gig and we would like to thank all our fans for […]

Congratulations to Anthony Gomes! Blues Rock Review has selected ‘Peace, Love & Loud Guitars’ as the Best Album of 2018 in their top twenty of 2018. WTG Anthony…it is well deserved! Many congratulations!

Congratulations to Ringo Starr who has been made a Knight!  He was knighted by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.  He said it would have been nice if George & John could have been there with him on this special day, and how much he still misses them.  Well done Ringo!

All of us here @shangrlaradio were shocked and saddened by the tragic and untimely death of Chris Cornell, frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very difficult time. ~Lordy

Chances are, you are already ruining your potential to succeed in the music industry because you believe in one or more music career myths. How do I know? I am sent e-mail messages on a constant basis by tons of musicians (all seeking the answers to the WRONG questions). These are questions that may seem […]

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]


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