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Melenas – “Dias Raros” – jangly garage-pop full of dreams and fun

Melenas – “Dias Raros” – jangly garage-pop full of dreams and fun

Ross McGibbon May 10, 2020 0

TROUBLE IN MIND 8th May 2020 This album is the band’s first release on a non-Spanish label. Hailing from Pamplona, a town known for the spicier version of chorizo sausage and letting bulls chase

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Twee Scottish indie with a twist (of a knife)

Twee Scottish indie with a twist (of a knife)

Vanguard Online April 30, 2020 0

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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of The Just Joans is an album drawing on two traditions. First, the stripped back lo-fi early 90s indie. You know, casio keyboards, lightweight guitar and strongly foregrounded lyrics.

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Uncertain but flavourful: The Strokes are back

Uncertain but flavourful: The Strokes are back

Vanguard Online April 24, 2020 0

Vanguard Online

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I first became aware of The Strokes in 2001 when they made a big splash in the UK with Is This It and their signature tune Last Nite. The whole alternative rock scene, which

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The Snuts buried on Brighton Beach

The Snuts buried on Brighton Beach

Stuart Hayes February 12, 2020 0

Glasgow quartet The Snuts share video for latest single "Fatboy Slim" and UK tour dates to promote full length debut "Mixetape EP" out 13th of March

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Bombay Bicycle Club at Manchester, Victoria Warehouse

Bombay Bicycle Club at Manchester, Victoria Warehouse

Holly Mason February 5, 2020 0

What a delightful evening packed full of musical talent at a sold out Victoria Warehouse. A couple thousand people packed like sardines waiting in anticipation for the headliners Bombay Bicycle Club. Thankfully there was

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Teenage Wildlife – “25 Years Of Ash”

Teenage Wildlife – “25 Years Of Ash”

Ross McGibbon February 4, 2020 0

BMG 14th February 2020 Maths fans; it’s been twenty-five years since 1994 – does that make you feel old? Twenty-six years ago, I remember buying 1977, Ash’s debut album on vinyl – a dying

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Bombay Bicycle Club at Leeds O2 Academy 25th January 2020

Bombay Bicycle Club at Leeds O2 Academy 25th January 2020

Amy Harrison January 26, 2020 0

Bombay Bicycle Club performed at Leeds O2 Academy on 25th January 2020. Photos by Amy Harrison

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Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Ross McGibbon January 16, 2020 0

CHEMIKAL UNDERGROUND 24th January 2020 Let’s just start by saying that Ivor Cutler was a pure and unalloyed genius. His perfectly individual vision was beautifully expressed in a series of recording, books and pamphlets.

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Ivory Wave support JAWS at Leeds Wardrobe 29.11.2019

Ivory Wave support JAWS at Leeds Wardrobe 29.11.2019

Amy Harrison November 30, 2019 0

Ivory Wave support JAWS in Leeds Wardrobe on Friday 29th November

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Sam Fender blows Leeds Academy away ahead of 2020 arena tour

Sam Fender blows Leeds Academy away ahead of 2020 arena tour

Amy Harrison November 29, 2019 0

This Thursday Sam Fender, award winning singer-song writer and everyone’s favourite Geordie, brought his Hypersonic Missiles tour to Leeds’ sold out O2 Academy. After having an incredible 2019 touring Europe, reaching Number 1 with

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