Live Review: The Red Hot Chili Peppers (Live at Knebworth House, England, 23.06.2012)

Knebworth House, a venue that has been used by many greats including Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, has played host to another world-class band – The Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Chili Peppers came on to an eager crowd, opening with ‘Monarchy of Roses’ after fans had waited for numerous hours. It’s clear that the band … Continue reading

She Knows The Road: Harriet Jones

A young musician, Harriet Jones, has been causing quite a stir recently in the city of Plymouth. The fact that Jones has never played a cover song is certainly a unique prospect of her musical persona. She writes with the intention of telling a story through her songs, proving her ability to write interesting and … Continue reading

In the Basement: An Interview with Harriet Jones

Here is an interview with Harriet Jones. This interview explores Jones’ recent success and what she thinks about it all. Enjoy! holdupnow: when did you start playing/writing songs? Harriet Jones: I wrote poems first, then terrible songs, then bearable songs. holdupnow: As an artist, you seem to pride yourself that you haven’t ever played a cover song. Why … Continue reading

International Hold Up: A Testament to WordPress

More and more each day, I am being shocked. Holdupnow has officially gone international! It’s astounding that a blog of this size has even been noticed here in the UK, never mind by various places across the world. This is one case in which social media has succeeded. Some of the countries that holdupnow has … Continue reading