About: Mel

Feature Creep’s Favourites…

… favourite gigs, that is. Following on from our recent survey of the first gigs the band attended, the next question was: which was your favourite gig? Sheila: This has to be a dead heat, between The Who at The Oval,...

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First gig?

It’s been a while, for most of Feature Creep’s members, since our first gig as performers. But how about that all-important first gig as an audience member? … let’s find out. Andy: AC-DC at Docklands. ...

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One to check out at Guilfest

Guilfest is this coming weekend — starting this evening and running through until Sunday. I’d love to say we’ll be there, but sadly not this year (maybe next… watch this space…). But if you’re...

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Jolly Farmers on 28th June 2012

So last week we played at the Jolly Farmers in Purley as part of the Purley Festival. What a great night! We had a terrific time and everybody else seemed to as well — particularly those parts of the audience who were...

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There are no prizes for guessing where we played last week…

“Led by front woman Mel Harper, Feature Creep made their central London debut in front of a sell out crowd at the London Transport Museum last week. A rollicking set driven by Andy’s thumping drums started with...

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Deconstructing Souljacker

Our guitarist Joe has analysed the Eels’ track Souljacker Pt I over on his blog. You can of course see the Feature Creep version over here — from the vocalist’s point of view, all I’d say is that mostly...

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“That’s no way to treat an expensive musical instrument!”

(To quote Meat Loaf) I had to go to Dublin for a couple of days on business this week. Now, Dublin’s a pretty music-heavy place, although most of my contact with it during the trip was in the form of winning a trivia prize...

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All guitars, most of the time

As many of you may have noticed – and certainly any of you who have seen us live! – we  are a  fairly guitar-heavy band. Of the six of us, three are guitarists; Joe on lead guitar, Sheila on rhythm and Vernon...

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All for charity…

What a storming evening we had down at Bar XLR last night! Raising money for charity — in this case the Princess Alice Hospice — is a lot of fun when it involves four bands, an audience of somewhere around a hundred,...

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Why?

People do wonder why we cover Britney Spears. Let’s face it, we’re not your typical Britney fans… It all started towards the end of last year, when a friend of mine (hi Joel!), knowing my penchant for somewhat...

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