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Sings and Strings: Greatest Hits Reimagined –  The Christians (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

A band closely associated with a previous era returning to the musical fray has a few problems when it comes to recording a new musical calling card, something to underline that this is more than just a bank balance driven, … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – CLXXXVII : Without Face – Loved Ones

If you want to get all scientific about things, we only see light because of the darkness around it. Maybe Without Face is such a powerful piece of music because it manages to strike a light whilst thinking too much … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider – Alun Parry (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

  The term “folk singer” comes with some very loaded images. Images of everything from emotive acoustic players, narrative storytellers, traditional bastions of historical musical forms, rabble-rousers, troubadours and street corner orators. Take your pick. Well, with Alun Parry you … Continue reading

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Daylight Ghosts – Nick Ellis (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It takes a brave man to record a whole album in one, six-hour recording session, an approach that is anathema to the modern music world’s love of glacial, piece meal recording and often excessive desire to enhance, polish and over-produce. … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – CXXXVI: Demons – The Black Jackals

Every band plunders from the past, of course they do, but it is how subtly you apply those influences which is the difference between being an innovative torch bearer or a pastiche ridden revivalist. And whilst The Black Jackals freely … Continue reading

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Nick Harper and the Wilderness Kids hit the road

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Reverend and The Makers Tour Dates

“Inspired – The best album of their career” – NME “Sounds like nothing I’ve heard since the great concept albums of the 60’s” – Noel Gallagher “Mirrors is a magnum opus” – Carl Barat November 13 Manchester Ritz 14 Sheffield Academy 16 Wolverhampton … Continue reading

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The Top Three – The most read articles on Dancing About Architecture for March ‘15

Gold Medal Position: The Primitives E.P. – Art Nickels As they skitter across psychedelic, ambient and krautrock genres they weave a sound tapestry of fuzzy discordance, washy electronica and hazy vibes that seem to be tumble in and out of … Continue reading

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Start at The Finish – The Sums (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The vast majority of bands that pass in front of my reviewing pen are just starting out, launching out at the top of the black page that is their career in the hope that they can at least write their … Continue reading

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Man Overboard hit the road

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