Hondo Maclean

Today is my son, Sean Simpson’s 27th birthday. When Sean was much younger back in 2004 one of his all time favourite bands was Hondo Maclean. My favourite dad moment with the label was taking Sean and some of his friends into Mighty Atom while Hondo were recording their first album. The band were brilliant […]

Pointblank live at the Mumbles Fishing Club

Today I take you all the way back to the beginning. Here is some footage of Pointblank at the very first Mighty Atom Showcase exactly 19 years ago today in 1999 – last millennia! The audio is a bit rough, the camera was old and shit, and the camera operator (me) was useless  Again, let’s […]

Liberty 37 – All Of Myself

OK, here’s a bit of a rarity. This is a video for the Liberty 37 track, All Of Myself. It never saw the light of day back at the time for various reasons. It was directed by Martin Thomas and was filmed completely inside the BBC building where Mighty Atom was located in Swansea. The […]

3 Colours Red – The World Is Yours

In early 2004, 3 Colours Red came down to Swansea to start recording their third album Union Of Souls at Mighty Atom. They also played a show at the Patti Pavilion – long before it became a shitty Indian restaurant. the Patti was a great live venue in its time – sorely missed. Here is […]