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Scene and Heard – CCCXLIV : Immature – Celeste Buckingham (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Celeste has got guy trouble. It’s the age old story, she’s with a man who in reality is a boy, he doesn’t treat her right, he’d rather be hanging with his friends and she has had enough. What do you … Continue reading

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The Road –  Stephen J. Push (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Well, you can’t say that this isn’t a funky piece of work. Bluesy rock and roll, bursting at the seams with infectious grooves, ear-worm riffs, classic rock and roll swagger and a simple message. The message is that the world … Continue reading

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Put Me In –  Rachel Troublefield (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Whilst it is a bit of journalistic opt out to throw in big name comparisons right at the start of a review, there is a lot going on here that reminds me of Taylor Swift a few years ago. Like … Continue reading

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Volunteer – Old Crow Medicine Show (reviewed by T. Bebedor)

The thing that Country music – particularly good country music – does well is evoke an image of another world. A world of vast American plains, roaming cattle, starry nights and tight-knit community and Old Crow Medicine Show have been … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCIII : Her Voice in My Head  –  Joshua Ketchmark (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I remember Joshua Ketchmark’s last single, 17,  very well. Firstly because it was the last review I wrote before shutting things down for Christmas. Secondly because it dripped with a real Neil Young vibe. But mainly because it was a … Continue reading

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Different Kind of Free – Grayson Word (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I know age shouldn’t really come into such things, I always see art, music… creativity of all sorts as being a level playing field and it is all about the end result not the back story so beloved of TV … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXXXII : 17 –  Joshua Ketchmark (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There seems to be a fad in the last few years for people attach such importance to the passing of the great and good of the rock and roll generation that we forget to highlight some of the amazing artists … Continue reading

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Occultation – Dark Moon Lilith (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If the band, album name and artwork seem to suggest something aimed at the black clad, wannabe pagans who still have visions of relocating to Sunnydale and hanging around with Buffy and the gang, I am most happy to report … Continue reading

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Flames and Games – Prym (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Making music is often a case of taking the references and influences from the past and moulding them into a new music sonic experience for a whole new generation. The familiarity of the old and the freshness of the present … Continue reading

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Complex Context – Josh Birdsong (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Pop music doesn’t have to be clever, in fact it is often at its best when it is relying on baser, more emotional driven urges. But every now and then someone proves that it is possible to blend the two, … Continue reading

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