Oliver Southgate
I'm Oliver Southgate, a singer/songwriter from Essex, Uk. My songs are a mixture of Rock, Country and Blues, but whatever style I'm playing it is all about the music. The songs are like little philosophy chunks on life as I see it.
Do you play live?
I play with my band at pubs in Essex, UK
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
It's so much easier to share the songs you've made with other people.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Yes please..... please email me with any offers :)
Band History:
I started out writing and recording my songs by myself but have recently started a band so I can play them live.
Your influences?
Keith Urban, Richie Sambora, Jack Johnson, Brooks and Dunn, The Dixie Chicks, James Taylor, The Eagles, Shawn Mullins, Eric Clapton, Richie Kotzen
Favorite spot?
In my studio writing new songs.
Equipment used:
Cole Clark Fat Lady Acoustic Guitar and a Fender El Rio Acoustic guitar with a Marshall AS50 Amp and a Fender guitars with a Marshall Hayes amp. Fender Startocaster, Fender Telecaster, Fender Jazzmaster, HM Strat. I use Cubase to record the songs. Other instruments to look out for are a 12 string guitar, Spanish guitar, Djembe and Darbuka drums and harmonicas.
Anything else...?
If any one wants to contact me about anything then please email me at oliver_southgate@audiotemple.co.uk



I have had lots of good comments about my songs from people on this site. I'd like to thank everyone for listening.
Raw Nerve album cover
With my favourite guitar
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