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A Thousand Mandolins – David Marx (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

An album is more than just a collection of songs; it is a window into where an artist is, mentally, physically and often more telling, logistically, at the point of recording. 2014’s compact and bijou five track The Ghost of … Continue reading

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An Interview with David Marx of The AK-Poets

Having started out making your first music in Swindon over thirty years ago, you are now back. What’s the story in between?   Whilst you can be influenced by living in the same town or village all your life, my … Continue reading

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Jesus Was a Socialist – David Marx

Coming to this album as I did at the same time as the brilliant My Crucial Execution, opens up many opportunities to compare an artist at different stages of his craft. The reason for this is that the later is made … Continue reading

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My Crucial Execution – David Marx

In a time long assigned to the past, but which was in reality the mid eighties, I was the owner of a demo tape by a local band called The Coincidence. It was played to death and eventually went to … Continue reading

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LoveJunk – The Refugees (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The genres of pop and rock have always seemed worlds apart to many, fans and writers alike. Both are awash with cliché’s and self imposed boundaries. The immediacy and dance beat jaunt of modern pop seems alien to the purveyors … Continue reading

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