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Aschroft Orientated Rock

Aschroft Orientated Rock

Vanguard Online October 10, 2018 0

Another serving of Ashcroft orientated rock for 2018. There’s all the Ashcroft trademarks to keep existing fans satisfied: passion, commitment, catchy chords and riffs, dreamy tail-offs with string accompaniment. This album has a more

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Lauren Laverne talks to Oscar Jerome at Goldsmiths University

Lauren Laverne talks to Oscar Jerome at Goldsmiths University

Vanguard Online October 2, 2018 0

Lauren Laverne on BBC Six Music recently did a show live from Goldsmiths University student union. Oscar Jerome was one of the guests on the show, a day after his show at Village Underground,

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Oscar Jerome and his south London posse set sail for the north

Oscar Jerome and his south London posse set sail for the north

Vanguard Online October 2, 2018 0

There’s something about Oscar Jerome, he aint your usual singer, and he aint your usual bloke. First of all lets be clear, he is hugely talented, self-assured, sensual and soulful with that last word spelt in

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New collaboration involving Oscar Jerome

New collaboration involving Oscar Jerome

Vanguard Online September 20, 2018 0

As a self-confessed follower of Oscar Jeromism I was intrigued to listen to the new single that he featured on, ahead of his gig in London next week, and following his concert at Ghost

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EFG London Jazz Festival this November

EFG London Jazz Festival this November

Vanguard Online September 18, 2018 0

This year’s EFG London Jazz Festival (now in its 26th year) will run between November 16-25, taking in over 300 performances alongside talks, films and free events across over 70 London venues. This year’s

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Nice bit of Swedish lounge

Nice bit of Swedish lounge

Vanguard Online September 13, 2018 0

Check out this Swedish language lounge piece from the ultimate chill-meisters AyOwA.  Its a nice track, nicely produced, the guttural Swedish sounds make it that extra bit special, there’s a lot of hard-g ‘gingers’ in there.

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Touching, tender, perfect piano by Chilly Gonzales

Touching, tender, perfect piano by Chilly Gonzales

Vanguard Online September 8, 2018 0

When I say the mellifluous piano music of Chilly Gonzales is music for falling asleep to, I don’t mean its boring, but rather it puts you into the most serene mood, which makes it the

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Cedric Burnside produces a classic blues album

Cedric Burnside produces a classic blues album

Vanguard Online September 5, 2018 0

Cedric Burnside is releasing a ‘blues’ album on September 14th. Its a good listen, it keeps real close to the canon whilst maintaining its own integrity and style. Its a welcome refreshment for anyone looking

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AHI transfixes the Omeara crowd by London Bridge

AHI transfixes the Omeara crowd by London Bridge

Vanguard Online September 4, 2018 0

Half-way through the concert the man who has chosen to call himself AHI, a black man with a beautiful and sincere face, unkempt facial hair, finishing one of the many anecdotes he told and

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James ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’

James ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’

Vanguard Online August 27, 2018 0

The Tim Booth persona projected through the music of the band James reminds me of a friend, a nice guy, interesting, hugely analytical, but a little standoffish, all of which seems to hide some narcissistic

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