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Swimsuit Issue debut video for Look Now

Following their first headlining dates of 2018, Swimsuit Issue debut their official video for their single “Look Now”. Watch the band’s self-directed clip below. Swimsuit Issue is a seven-person American rock band fronted by model Miles Garber and David Gagliardi, who also … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCLIV : Deeper –  Kenny Fame (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You have to admire Kenny Fame’s ability to explore his chosen genre, to push into the extremes of the commercial and the unconventional alike. If 2016’s An Intimate Portrait was a collection of progressive R&B, an album which mixed fragile … Continue reading

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Chicken Wire –  Ash Gray (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It might seem incongruous to a Brit like me that a musician would give up Austin, Texas and relocate to Sheffield, England, even if they did do it via New York. Swapping the home of cosmic country and outsider musicality … Continue reading

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Hide Your Valuables –  Well Dressed Villians (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

At last! One of the advantages of being a freelance reviewer, someone who writes about any music irrespective of genre, style, location or place in the musical hierarchy means that I get a good overview of what the new music … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXXXXVII : The Try and The Fail – Track Seven Band (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Hip-Hop may have grown from a street corner, a cappella, lyrical battle ground but like any musical genre it has come a long way since that formative early eighties learning curve. It has evolved and explored along the way, given … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXXXXIII : King of The World –  Des Del Rey (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Ultralust are in many ways the sound and face of rock music in the modern age. Sonically a blend of old school rock and contemporary vibes, infectious melody and street smart music, grit and groove and just the permitted amount … Continue reading

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Zebulon –  Jon Lindsay (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Is nothing sacred? How can I earn a quick buck writing about music if artists like Jon Lindsay won’t stay put in one or another other genre. Actually its worse than that, Zebulon seems to create a genre of its … Continue reading

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Indian Summer Blues – Lewis Papier (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

One of the beautiful aspects of music, and there are many, is that not only are songs a great way of marking a significant event, a notation in the book of life of saying something about the world as we … Continue reading

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Obsessed  –  Mishti (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It’s difficult to imagine what someone obsessed by Chicago Blues, Klezmer and Slash could possible fashion those musical strands into. Difficult that is until you hear Mishti and her mercurial pop-rock blends. Raw rock guitar vibes collide into pop aware … Continue reading

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All I Am – Rejectionist Front (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It’s funny how you often don’t miss something until you get a poignant reminder, something which wakes you from your comfortable slumber and makes your brain ask “so what did ever happen to that?” The “that” in this case is … Continue reading

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