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Thirty Pounds of Bone – I CANNOT SING YOU HERE BUT FOR SONGS OF WHERE

Thirty Pounds of Bone – I CANNOT SING YOU HERE BUT FOR SONGS OF WHERE

Vanguard Online January 1, 2000 0

Thirty Pounds of Bone I CANNOT SING YOU HERE BUT FOR SONGS OF WHERE ARMELLODIE RECORDS 6.5.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk It is an extremely brave or delusional singer/songwriter that opens a new album like Johny Lamb

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John Wheeler – UN-AMERICAN GOTHIC

John Wheeler – UN-AMERICAN GOTHIC

Vanguard Online January 1, 2000 0

John Wheeler UN-AMERICAN GOTHIC COOKING VINYL 4.2.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk This is John Wheeler’s debut solo album, having been best known for the last decade as the creator and frontman of Hayseed Dixie. Let me just

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Muleskinner Jones – A DYING MAN SURE CAN SING THE BLUES

Muleskinner Jones – A DYING MAN SURE CAN SING THE BLUES

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Muleskinner Jones A DYING MAN SURE CAN SING THE BLUES RED MEAT RECORDS 4.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk It’s been five years since we heard from Muleskinner Jones. Before then he was turning out a slow but

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City Reign – ANOTHER STEP

City Reign – ANOTHER STEP

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City Reign ANOTHER STEP CAR BOOT RECORDS 25.2.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk I love my pure unadulterated indie music. Good old fashioned indie music has been rather sparse of late so all I can say is thank

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Rolo Tomassi – ASTRAEA

Rolo Tomassi – ASTRAEA

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Rolo Tomassi ASTRAEA DESTINATION MOON RECORDS 5.11.12 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk Here, with a new bassist and guitarist, are the re-invented Rolo Tomassi: Still fractious, anxious and a blend of aggression and angst but with one or

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Black Market Serotonin – SOMETHING FROM NOTHING

Black Market Serotonin – SOMETHING FROM NOTHING

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Black Market Serotonin SOMETHING FROM NOTHING SUPERSTAR DESTROYER RECORDS 29.4.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk We really liked Black Market Serotonin’s EP, so an hour of them in album form was something to look forward to. Opening on

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Karen Mok – SOMEWHERE I BELONG

Karen Mok – SOMEWHERE I BELONG

Vanguard Online January 1, 2000 0

Karen Mok SOMEWHERE I BELONG DECCA 11.3.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk Admit it: Like me, you had never heard of Karen Mok. This is her 16th album, she’s been in over 40 films and I’ve never heard

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Paper Aeroplanes – LITTLE LETTERS

Paper Aeroplanes – LITTLE LETTERS

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Paper Aeroplanes LITTLE LETTERS NAVIGATOR RECORDS 13.5.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk Paper Aeroplanes are a Welsh female/male duo (although not romantically linked from what I can make out from the press blurb) and this is their third

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Elis Regina – ORIGINAL ALBUM SERIES

Elis Regina – ORIGINAL ALBUM SERIES

Vanguard Online January 1, 2000 0

Elis Regina ORIGINAL ALBUM SERIES WARNER 15.4.13 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk Apparently Brazilian is more than a haircut for the pubes, as evidenced by this, one of three reissues of sets of Brazilian artists on Warner. Elis

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The Apostates – WIDE EYED AND DETERMINED

The Apostates – WIDE EYED AND DETERMINED

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The Apostates WIDE EYED AND DETERMINED WOLVES OF SUBURBIA 10.12.12 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk Wide Eyed and Determined is a rather apt name for the debut album from UK three piece The Apostates. The best way to

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