Jess is a music journalist based just outside of London, England. She started writing record reviews for her local newspaper at age 15, and has written for numerous arts publications, both online and in print. A fully fledged guitar geek, Jess plays music when she's not writing about it.
Maxi PriestThe British reggae legend tells the story of his #1 hit "Close To You," talks about his groundbreaking Shabba Ranks collaboration "Housecall," and discusses his latest project with Robin Trower.
Andrew RoachfordBritish soul man Andrew Roachford discusses "Cuddly Toy (Feel For Me)," his 2020 album Twice In A Lifetime, and *that* Alan Partridge cameo.
Larry John McNallyA top-tier songwriter, the Eagles, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart and Chaka Khan have all recorded the songs of Larry John McNally. As he explains, it's all about translating the human experience.
Martin GordonAn erstwhile member of Sparks, Jet and Radio Stars, Martin shares some fascinating stories from across his 40 years in music, including what he got up to in Paris with The Rolling Stones in '79.
Marshall CrenshawThe "Someday, Someway" singer also played Buddy Holly in La Bamba and toured with a reunited MC5.
Jeff BerlinMeet the man Geddy Lee called "the greatest bass player on the planet," which no doubt explains why Rush, Yes and Frank Zappa have all collaborated with him.
Toby LightmanNow on her own label, Toby talks about her bevy of television and movie placements, and what it was like opening for Train, Marc Cohn and, on one very special evening, Prince.