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Rooftops – Laura James (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

This “lament to Liverpool” covers a lot of ground over its four or so minutes. It starts by dwelling in minimalism and atmospherics as Laura’s emotive and crystal voice yearns for the city she left for London’s bright lights. A … Continue reading

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Humble Pie – Sergeant Buzfuz (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

In these times of descriptive hyperbole and overstatement it seems as if a day doesn’t go by without a “totally unique” band being wafted my way. In fact these one in a million bands crop up nine times out of … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLXI : You Don’t Love Me – The Godfathers

Catching up with The Godfathers via their forthcoming album A Big, Bad Beautiful Noise was a wonderful experience, a speedball hit of nostalgia and potential, personal reflection and a reminder that the best rock ‘n’ roll is built along some pretty … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLX : Gone As A Friend – Park Hotel

Whilst there is more than a nod to the new wave, funky-punk of Talking Heads running through the track, it is what else they bring to the table that stops this being a mere pastiche or homage to past times. … Continue reading

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Freeze The Atantic new album and tour

Alcopop! Records are today pleased to announce details of The People Are Revolting, the third album from UK alt-rock band, Freeze The Atlantic, which is set for release on 14th April 2017. The band will also be hitting the road … Continue reading

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TFD – The Sly Persuaders (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Sometimes music can evoke a sort of time travel response or at least send you on a mental journey through the almost forgotten corridors and hidden spaces of the archive of the memory. And even though The Sly Persuaders are … Continue reading

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Hearkened Hands – J W Edwards (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If folk music is known for a rawness and honesty and rock music for drama and dynamic, then Hearkened Hands sits at a point where those two worlds collide. Sometimes taking an emotive acoustic stance, sometimes a hypnotic electric wash, … Continue reading

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Objects – The Nightjar (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Music can do many things, it can blend subtly into the background, it can act as a rallying call, it can inspire, alter moods and it can make you think, make you forget, incite joy or provoke reflection. It also … Continue reading

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Marla and David Celia European Tour

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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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