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Words and Music : California Dreaming with Brice Sedgwick

We recently sat down for a chat with emerging Australian artist Brice Sedgwick, about his two smooth and splendid releases to date, his Californian dreaming, the evolution of his music and what the future holds for him. On both Pacifico … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices ft. Lisa Gerrard – Pora Sotunda (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As one half of Dead Can Dance, Lisa Gerrard explored wonderful sonic territory and created music which wandered between re-imagined world sounds and  soundtrack style arrangements, she painted with cinematic and widescreen musical colours, and balanced the ethereal and the … Continue reading

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Mean Machine – Fatty Boomba (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

We may live in nostalgic times, an era when we look back on past glories as much as we try to make music for the present. And whilst Mean Machine clearly displays a love of a boogie-pop and funk infused … Continue reading

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Eat. Hate. Regurgitate. – Mannequin Death Squad (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It seems a difficult concept to get your head around but the wonderfully named Mannequin Death Squad seem to exist in a strange place, one where bubble-gum pop meets scuzzed-up garage punk. And if that is a sound that is … Continue reading

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Flyying Colours announce tour and full-length debut

After two critically acclaimed EPs, Flyying Colours are set to release their debut album ‘Mindfullness’ in September on Club AC30. Residing in a dream-world that sits somewhere between psych, indie, grunge and shoegaze, the Australian band’s beautifully dynamic new offering … Continue reading

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Her Halo – Teramaze (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I have to admit that I am often put off of venturing into reviewing a record when it has the word metal in the genre description. Although as a younger man I was brought up on many of the classics … Continue reading

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Zeptepi frontman back in the UK

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When We Were Young – Cat Canteri (Mountain King Music) reviewed by Dave Franklin

One of the greatest tricks an artist can pull off is to produce an album of songs that channel such familiarity and easy accessibility that they sound like you have been listening to them for years. I’m not talking pastiche … Continue reading

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