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New Music of the Day – CXCII: Manchester Rain – Manchester Rain

There are so many reasons to love this eponymous debut track from Manchester Rain, not all of them totally to do with the music itself, so lets start there and work our way to the heart of this sonic treat. … 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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New Music of the Day – CLXXI: Lead Me Down – Sally Caitlin

Pop music is done often, but generally not well. Too many gimmicks and non-musical compensation via dance routines or PR driven drama might create hyperbole but when the song is analysed it is often found wanting. Not so in the … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLXVII : Lighthouse – Blaylock

When we think of solo piano music, even in the more commercial world, we generally think of the high-concept and artistic direction of Kate Bush or Tori Amos or the high volume commerciality of kitsch dinosaurs such as Elton John … Continue reading

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Twitch – James Kruman (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It came as no surprise to find that James is the product of the dark satanic brickwork and cold streets of Manchester, the same vibe that oozed out of Joy Division’s challenging art attacks also shrouds his stark, subtly nuanced … 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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Gaz Brookfield tour hits the road soon

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Non Canon debut album and tour

Xtra Mile Recordings will release the self-titled album by Non Canon, another side of Barry Dolan AKA Oxygen Thief. It is out on 28 October 2016 on vinyl, CD and download, pre-order links are below.  Non Canon exists apart from the story we know and … 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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