The Moonshine Sessions

A collaboration between Gigantic Tickets and Alchemistic Records borne out of a shared commitment to live music aims to provide a platform for cutting edge global talent as well as showcase the best of the vibrant music scene in their home city of Nottingham.

August 15 2019

Natalie Duncan

Natalie Duncan is this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... returning home from London, she performs her own unique take on John Lennon’s plus her own song ‘In Solitude’ which shows off both her incredible voice and deft skill on the piano.

One of Nottingham’s biggest stars, Duncan released her debut album ‘Devil In Me’ in 2012 through Verve Records which boasts the world’s largest jazz collection and brought her to nationwide attention.

More recently, she has released her ‘Black & White’ EP that features her hit single ‘Lies’ which currently totals more than 600,000 streams on Spotify. Plus, she has teamed up with superstar DJ Goldie to provide the vocals on his track 'Freedom' before appearing on stage with him at BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend to perform his classic drum and bass anthem ‘Inner City Life’ in front of a huge live audience.

August 1 2019

Benjamin Zięć

Benjamin Zięć is this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... we were thrilled to be paid a visit from the local legend with the incredible voice. He treated us to his impassioned blues number ‘Sailing Away’ before being joined by Stacy McMullen on banjo for the classic folk... read more

July 18 2019

Ogikubo Station

Ogikubo Station are this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... Maura Weaver took time out on their first ever UK tour to come into our studio to play her unique take on They Might Be Giants’ ‘Dr Worm’ plus their original single and fan favourite ‘This World Breaks Yo... read more

July 4 2019

Reflekter

Reflekter are this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... the irrepressible Nottingham fourpiece are hotly tipped to be THE breakthrough band of 2019. And so we were very lucky to have them take time out of their busy schedule to come into the studio to play their unique take on The Black... read more

June 20 2019

Kagoule

Kagoule are this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... the alt rock trio came knocking on our door to play their mesmerising single ‘Egg Hunt’.

Formed when drummer Lawrence English, guitarist Cai Burns and bassist Lucy Hatter were just teens, Kagoule quickly attra... read more

May 30 2019

Sam Morrow

Sam Morrow is this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... The Alt-country hero found the time to mosey on in to the studio to play his song ‘Heartbreak Man’ plus a fantastic cover of the ZZ Top classic track ‘Sharp Dressed Man’.

Aged only 27, the troub... read more

May 23 2019

I Am Lono

I Am Lono are this week’s special guest in The Moonshine Sessions.... tapping into two of their inspirational heroes, they came into the studio to perform classic Iggy Pop song ‘China Girl’ which was written for the Floridian proto punk by David Bowie whilst the pair had decamped togethe... read more