Interview – S.O. finds his roots

We spoke to S.O. about his journey through Covid, his musical journey and his new EP, Larry Ginni Cresent. We went to your Homecoming Show at the start of last year. That was our last gig before lockdown. What’s it been like spending so long without gigs? One thing I realised about the Homecoming show…

COVID-19: Why artists and fans should get ready for change

What do you do when you’re a music site that focuses deeply on live music when there’s no live music to enjoy? That’s the struggle faced by us at the Sound Doctrine but it’s been felt more acutely by the artists themselves. Artists, and the whole world around them – producers, promoters, venues, sound engineers…

Our Ones to Watch for 2021

After a tumultuous year in 2020, we can only look ahead to 2021 with optimism. Musically, there’s plenty to look forward to over the next 12 months. As first revealed on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel, here are our five artists to look out for in 2021.  Sarah Téibo We spoke to Sarah…

Our Top 10 Tracks of 2020

Let’s be honest, 2020 has been a terrible year. But the music has still been stellar. In fact, it’s helped us through some tough times. As first announced on Premier Gospel’s UK Gospel Show, here are our biggest songs of the year. 10. Sarah Téibo – Spirit Come When this song first arrived in our…

Interview: A new sound and new music for Sarah Téibo

There are some exciting things brewing for Sarah Téibo. She revealed exclusively to us on a recent video interview that she’s signed a deal with eOne Nashville’s IndieBlu distribution platform. She’s also just released her new single Spirit Come, which represents a new direction for her. Or is it? Here are a few highlights from…

#WeIntroduce – Teen group Gospel X wants to redefine gospel music

Chelmsford-based Gospel X have got all the tools they need to excel. They’re young, hungry and have taken the time to craft a very strong debut single Control. We caught up with Temi, Miracle, Joy and Naomi to talk about their sound, their vision and how they Netflix and chill. How did you get together?…

10 things we learned from 10 years of the Sound Doctrine

It’s our tenth birthday! What a journey it’s been. Here are ten things we’ve learnt over the last decade. Live music is the lifeblood of the scene The first article we ever wrote was a review of a live event and we haven’t stopped since. Against our better judgement, we attend gigs across the country,…

5 reasons A Star’s album is an essential listen

It’s a long time in the making Believe it or not, this is A Star’s debut album. You may think of him as a long time major player in the UK scene but A Star has never released an album. Until now.  Sure, he released Revolutionary in 2015 that featured anthems such as DFMB and…

Our Ones to Watch for 2020

It’s the start of a new year and indeed a new decade so we’re looking forward to what is coming musically, especially from the UK. As first revealed on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel, here are our five picks of artists you need to look out for in 2020. Triple O UK hip…

Our Top 10 Tracks of 2019

It’s an unenviable task but we’ve whittled our very well-stocked list of UK gospel bangers released this year down to our favourite ten. As first announced on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel, here’s the top ten tracks of the year 2019. 10. Seth Pinnock & A New Thing – Bless My Soul We…