There Is No Secret Santa – Randolph’s Leap live (Gig #7 -2020)

Randolph’s Leap / Hayley Beavis – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Sunday 1st March 2020 I confess I thought I’d written most of this already but it appears not so this is going to be very brief. But since it increasingly looks like this will be our final gig of the year, I thought it was…

Life Under Lockdown #5 – Adam Ross (Randolph’s Leap)

Randolph’s Leap have been a regular fixture on this blog over the last 9 years or so and I’ve lost count of the number of their joyous full band live shows we’ve seen. Add in a plethora of studio recordings either in full or in part with the full band or just Adam solo, it’s…

Song of the Week #13 – Randolph’s Leap

I’m sure we’re all in need of a little cheer and I kind think of any better way than brightening up the next three and a half minutes than by watching the new Randolph’s Leap video: ‘(You Can’t Put The) Brakes On Love’ is the title track from the first Randolph’s Leap lockdown album which…

Pretty Cool for a Bunch of Trainspotters – Indietracks review

Indietracks – Midland Railway, Butterley – Friday 26th–Sunday 28th July 2019 Remarkably this was the first time I’ve attended an entire festival. So what attracted us to a rather sodden Derbyshire railway in 2019? A strong core of acts that we both like was a good starting point but the fact that the location was…

Song of the Week #10 (2019) – Randolph’s Leap

I’ve got quite a choice of new songs with singles from the Dream Syndicate and Idlewild. But I’m going to go instead with the new single from Randolph’s Leap. ‘Mull’ is taken from the forthcoming EP of the same name and this version has been labelled as ‘Fast’ and ‘Alternative’ versions of the song. I’m…