COUCH COLUMN

The Couch Column is written by our founder, Jody Rule, and appears in the weekly Wokingham Paper. The column features reviews and interviews with local Berkshire artists.
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Beating a path to success

On Sunday, Theacousticcouch held its chill out event. Here JODY Mc reflects on a fun day out. EDITING is well underway and I’m excited to announce the first official music video release from borrowedbeats by theacousticcouch. And it’s a double hitter out the park as...

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This fab four get by with help from friends

It's been a tough week for JODY Mc - here he explains why he's a sofa surfer. THIS week I'm flying free style guys. I'm laid up on my couch. Armed with only my mobile phone as communication to the whole world. My lower back has gone friends, but its ok I think I will...

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Here comes the sun – what a day!

On Sunday, Theacousticcouch held its chill out event. Here JODY Mc reflects on a fun day out. WHEN I woke up Sunday morning (13 September), the last thing I thought I was going to see was the sun. But sure enough on Fernbank Road North Ascot, there wasn’t a drop of...

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Local talent helps build up Bracknell

THE regeneration programme is well underway in neighbouring Bracknell and the town is buzzing with enthusiasm as hard hats and fluorescents become the latest fashions. I often visit Bracknell for business reasons and will frequently indulge in a spot of lunch, my...

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Add your talents to this arts movement

A community arts movement is underway and a gathering of interested parties is fast approaching. Now, theacousticcouch is looking for more talented people who want to get on board. WHEN you think of the acoustic couch, and when you hear we are opening an arts venue,...

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This song is Pawsome

JODY Mc has taken ages to write this week’s article. The reason? He has to stop what he’s doing every time he puts this record on! UNSIGNED music is a staple part of my everyday diet. It’s very much moments like hearing this track for the first time on a new great...

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Drumroll please…

Here’s a coop – a former chicken farm is being turned into a recording studio. Guest columnist JOHN DOE finds out more. ROUGHLY towards the end of April I had a fella approach me online saying he’s looking for studio space. At the time I had no idea really who he was...

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Get ready for these stellar Cellar shows

Let’s hear it for the live performances that mean so much. JODY Mc looks ahead at a night of great music coming up at South Hill Park and explains why he’s counting down to Christmas. IT FEELS there are fewer and fewer establishments for the lesser-known musician to...

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Just one more sleep ’till we Party in the Park

The Party in the Park is just one more sleep away. It’s the biggest music event of the year for Bracknell and takes place tomorrow (Saturday). South Hill Park and Graham Steel Music invite us to come celebrate live, local, unsigned music at this year’s free event....

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Tales from the riverbank … music unites!

Something different this week – here’s how a live set captured an audience you wouldn’t expect. Words. I find them quite addictive, and I feel to have them, we are truly gifted. As far to say in the right hands, words are more powerful than any money. Money can’t buy...

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A great future on the Horizon

This is takeover week, where unsigned writers have a chance to use some digital ink and find their voice. In our first piece, NATHAN WAKEFIELD shares his thoughts about a gig by the band Horizon. When someone takes the time to recommend and invite you to an evening of...

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Mick Corriette (Director and owner of The Acoustic Couch) originates from the small village Petite Savanne in the Caribbeans on the island Dominica. Two years ago they were hit by a landslide caused by tropical rains, that destroyed many homes and peoples lives, including a bridge that connects the village across a river. All funds raised will be donated for the construction of a new bridge.