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In My Corner – The Weebles  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Charity singles have a bad reputation, images of some rich celebrity doing a bad knock-off of a song you already know and love for their “villa in the south of France” appeal or something equally vacuous. But sometimes such an … Continue reading

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Bad Faith/Good Faith  –  Gavin Chappell – Bates (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Gavin Chappell-Bates is back doing what he does best, cutting through the fashionista  style over substance approach and just getting on with delivering a decent groovy, dance fuelled pop-rock song. Somehow as he careers around the subsection of the Venn … Continue reading

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Long Wind –  Mat Caron (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I have been listening to and writing about Mat’s music for a while now from the skittering acoustica of Moths to the scuzzy blues of Bookclub and finally on to music released under his own name and We Are Lovely … Continue reading

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Glenn Hughes back on the road

Glenn Hughes, the legendary British rock singer and bassist, who is currently in the studio in LA recording a new studio album with rock supergroup Black Country Communion, has released an official statement to his fans about touring the UK later … Continue reading

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Church of Rock and Roll – Gavin Chappell-Bates (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I spend so much time listening to bands who are trying to genre-splice music into new hybrids, conducting weird late night experiments in the music lab or heading off to explored unchartered heights of musical possibility, that you sometimes forget … Continue reading

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Gaz-Funke tour

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New Music of The Day – XXXVIII : Engine – Lunacre

This is madness! That’s a good thing right? I often write about the delights of the modern, post-genre approach towards making music, but Lunacre take it to the extreme. Engine takes an acid-jazz vibe and a trip-hop groove and proceeds to use … Continue reading

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