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Is There Something – Nelson King (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It is possible that Nelson King subscribes less to the “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” philosophy and more to a “if it ain’t broke it’s still okay to beat the crap out of it and sculpt battered and … Continue reading

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Pioneer – Common Tongues (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It’s very easy to hold partisan ideas regarding music technology. Acoustic sounds are either true and honest or Luddite and antiquated depending on where you stand, similarly, noise altering and sound replicating technology is seen as either cheating or the … Continue reading

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Lo-Fi – Nelson King (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The great advantage of knowing your musical history, of course, is that you have plenty of material to reference, be inspired by, to fill in the gaps between, cross pollinate and generally explore. In the same way that those who … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLXXIX : Berlin – Kamikaze Girls

  Good things…no, make that great things are happening for Leeds-based duo Kamikaze Girls. Not only have they just signed to Big Scary Monsters Recording Company but they also release their forthcoming debut album Seafoam on 9th June 2017. Add … Continue reading

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Any Joy – Adam Scott Glasspool (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Modern technology has presented a lot of new sonic possibilities, even for the grassroots, jobbing musician. A guitar is no longer just a guitar, a voice more than a voice and I recall seeing Adam Scott Glasspool demonstrating this concept … Continue reading

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Flyying Colours announce tour and full-length debut

After two critically acclaimed EPs, Flyying Colours are set to release their debut album ‘Mindfullness’ in September on Club AC30. Residing in a dream-world that sits somewhere between psych, indie, grunge and shoegaze, the Australian band’s beautifully dynamic new offering … Continue reading

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L.A Slacker Indie-Electro duo Sego announce tour and remix

 L.A duo Sego have announced UK and EU tour dates, including The Great Escape, Dot to Dot, and a special London date at Dalston’s Servant Jazz Quarters. The band, who’s critically acclaimed slacker-indie-pop debut album will be released in the … Continue reading

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Petrol Girls hit the road

Petrol Girls, the feminist post-hardcore quartet from South East London will be taking to the road, throughout the UK, in late January, as they gear up for the release of their new EP, ‘Some Thing’. The band commence the tour … Continue reading

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Delta Sleep Fall for Europe

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Boogie Waltzer – Habitats (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I have to confess that the title of the single was enough to put me off reviewing this. Images of old school disco might be fine for some but not for me. So imagine my surprise as the song filled … Continue reading

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Killing Joke on Tour Oct/Nov

With the release of their new album Pylon just over the horizon, Killing Joke have added an extra date to their headline UK tour in Oct/Nov. The tour will now include a show at the O2 Academy Oxford & culminates at London’s renowned Roundhouse. … Continue reading

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Glorious Year – Moulettes (Navigator Records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

Moulettes are normally described as alt-folk, about as broad a pigeon-hole as you could get, but on listening to their latest single, Glorious Year, any number of other labels spring to mind, folkestral, west coast chamber folk, baroque and roll, … Continue reading

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Gaz Brookfield summer tour.

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Start a Fire (e.p.) – James Robinson (Perfect Heights Music) – reviewed by Dave Franklin

Following on from reviewing the title track single, it was only logical to explore the rest of James Robinson’s recent e.p. and like all good lead tracks you find that it is the perfect calling card for the remaining three … Continue reading

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