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Volunteer – Old Crow Medicine Show (reviewed by T. Bebedor)

The thing that Country music – particularly good country music – does well is evoke an image of another world. A world of vast American plains, roaming cattle, starry nights and tight-knit community and Old Crow Medicine Show have been … Continue reading

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Break Once Again – Blacklight (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Blacklight wanders a world lit by the argon soaked glamour of up-market night clubs and neon glare of illicit, down town, basement parties, a world where the fashionable and the favoured dance side by side with the cult clubber and … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXC : I Need You  –  Phoenix O’Neill (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If Cruel World saw Phoenix O’Neill opening up her soul in a cathartic and confessional way, a slice of from the heart, honest emotion, I Need You navigates some more expected pop waters. This track from the same debut e.p. … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCV : Land of Clouds  – Yaman Palak (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Land of Clouds is one of those songs that underlines the power of the digital music revolution. There was a time when synthesisers and samples, music created from non-analogue sources, sounds drawn from the ether rather than for physical dexterity … Continue reading

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The Drugs Didn’t Last Forever – Rob Ashley (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It maybe a cliche that the best things are worth waiting for, but in the case of Rob Ashley the 25 or so years he paid his dues gigging around the North-East of America before striking out to write his … Continue reading

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Skip – Dennis Kyne (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I’ve been saying it for a while now, there is something in the air, a change, a need to comment, something borne out by the fact that I seem to be receiving more and more music which has a message … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCIV : Jessica – Christopher Carpenter (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

This is a bit different from what I usually review on this site. An audio track or video comes my way and I’m asked to give some thoughts and insight into the music, the way it has been put together, … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCIII : Her Voice in My Head  –  Joshua Ketchmark (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I remember Joshua Ketchmark’s last single, 17,  very well. Firstly because it was the last review I wrote before shutting things down for Christmas. Secondly because it dripped with a real Neil Young vibe. But mainly because it was a … Continue reading

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Tribal Love – Rivita (reviewed by T. Bebedor)

Take a female singer/songwriter/producer from Delhi in India, give her a musical education from London and drop her into the boiling pot of influences of a city like, oh I don’t know… New York, and it would be pretty interesting … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCIII : Vexx Voxx – Siblings of Us (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Siblings of Us has always been one of those bands which confuses and bemuses in equal measure in music form. It video form they raise even more questions. How did I miss all of their cameo roles in such blockbuster … Continue reading

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