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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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Nick Harper and the Wilderness Kids hit the road

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Reverend and The Makers Tour Dates

“Inspired – The best album of their career” – NME “Sounds like nothing I’ve heard since the great concept albums of the 60’s” – Noel Gallagher “Mirrors is a magnum opus” – Carl Barat November 13 Manchester Ritz 14 Sheffield Academy 16 Wolverhampton … Continue reading

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Stiv Cantarelli and The Silent Strangers Tour Dates

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Paris of America – The Payroll Union (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

When talking about their current single, The Mission Field, I compared The Payroll Union’s musical stance to that of The Band’s breaking with the expectations and fashion of the day and mining a wholly different seam. Whereas the latter were … Continue reading

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The Pageant – The Recordists (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The Recordists are on a boom or bust trajectory, happy with either total world domination or total destruction, that’s just the way it should be. Bands can spend too long over-thinking their music or doing their growing up behind closed … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXX: The Mission Field – The Payroll Union

When The Band turned their back on the current trends of their day to explore the rustic heart of America, they more or less invented a whole new way of musically describing the subject matter at hand. In our current post-genre, … Continue reading

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