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The Unthanks – “Lines” – a gorgeous journey into three sets of lives

The Unthanks – “Lines” – a gorgeous journey into three sets of lives

Ross McGibbon February 15, 2019 0

RABBLEROUSER MUSIC       22nd  Feb 2019 Always immaculately poised, The Unthanks are a pleasure that rewards close listening. Never background listening, listener focus brings out the detailed moods and storytelling. Contrasting sweet instrumental arrangements and flat

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Proem: Until Here for Years

Proem: Until Here for Years

Vanguard Online February 13, 2019 0

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Difficult to know with precision where this fits into the pantheon of broken fractured soundscapes, a la Warp Records, but Proem has certainly done a good job of shuffling itself into a nice little nest space

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HOLIDAY GHOSTS – “West Bay Playroom” –  pure sunshine fun – a review

HOLIDAY GHOSTS – “West Bay Playroom” –  pure sunshine fun – a review

Ross McGibbon February 12, 2019 0

PNKSLM RECORDINGS 15th Feb 2019 This is absolutely pure lo-fi speedy rock and roll fun. Short songs, rinky-tink organ, ooo-eee-ooo backing choruses, dead simple themes. Retro, silly and fun. Loose and deceptively simple, down

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Bilge Pump – “We Love You”  —  Leeds’ local heroes are still upping their game

Bilge Pump – “We Love You”  —  Leeds’ local heroes are still upping their game

Ross McGibbon February 12, 2019 0

GRINGO RECORDS    15th Feb, 2019 Stalwarts of the Leeds music scene for as long as I can remember (over twenty years so far). Playing rooms above pubs, opening for loads of bands in

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SUNWATCHERS – “Illegal Moves” – crazed psychedelia and jazz, a review

SUNWATCHERS – “Illegal Moves” – crazed psychedelia and jazz, a review

Ross McGibbon February 12, 2019 0

TROUBLE IN MIND 22nd Feb, 2019 An excellent modern-day psychedelic album, wrapped in a very terrible album sleeve that totally misrepresents the contents (though, apparently the band like it….) This album is crazed psychedelia

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Olly Murs is back and he is coming to the UK

Olly Murs is back and he is coming to the UK

Jara Dressler November 21, 2018 0

Olly Murs just released his new studio album with Sony Music and it is a mix of his most famous songs and “ the other album is songs only I know,” Olly says. “For now”. The

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Sonar – Live At Moods – improvising progressive jazz album impresses

Sonar – Live At Moods – improvising progressive jazz album impresses

Ross McGibbon November 15, 2018 0

7D MEDIA        16th November 2018 I’m fond of live albums. They give a band a chance to show its chemistry without the temptation to burnish the rough edges (though some can’t help themselves…). This set

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Larkin Poe is back – blues on a new level

Larkin Poe is back – blues on a new level

Jara Dressler November 9, 2018 0

Larkin Poe releases their new blues based album Venom & Faith The Nashville-based sister duo Larkin Poe is releasing their new studio album Venom & Faith on the 9 November 2018 under RH Music.

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Larkin Poe: Venom And Faith

Larkin Poe: Venom And Faith

Tiffini Taylor November 6, 2018 0

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Larkin Poe is back with a Venom and Faith it is a bluesy rock feel. The first track is Sometimes, it has sultry voice with the beat to keep one’s toe tapping. This is

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The Wave Pictures – “Look Inside Your Heart” – another blindingly great album from this trio

The Wave Pictures – “Look Inside Your Heart” – another blindingly great album from this trio

Ross McGibbon November 1, 2018 0

MOSHI MOSHI RECORDS      9th November, 2018 Blessed with the gift of god-like genius, it is hard to overstate the importance of this small, cult band. With their lighter than light, yet sometimes

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