An overheard conversation in Durham's finest café - Claypath Deli in the Spring of 2018 was the catalyst for a creative alliance between the Durham music community and Gilesgate based mental health support organisation RTProjects. This is the story of a song that has helped save lives and continues to inspire.
Well, who would have thought 2020 would have unfolded the way it did. Back in January I got myself super organised and had a full programme of gigs in the diary. Come March the writing was on the wall and C.19 put paid to my cunning plan. That said, 2020 wasn't entirely gig-free, DBTR did manage to put two gigs on this year.
Where is the voice of the excluded that the Sex Pistols and the Specials once so beautifully articulated? Does that voice still have a place in today's pop culture? Does pop music still have any meaning?