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Ambushed by a spring-themed plant-based rock meme, thirty years in the making

Ambushed by a spring-themed plant-based rock meme, thirty years in the making

Gary Carson March 28, 2021 0

In the early to mid 90s there was a small wave of American girl alt-rock girl bands. It was all about the guitars, all about the rock, and always on the grungey side of

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Yorkston, Thorne and Khan – why?

Yorkston, Thorne and Khan – why?

Kamberley Puentes March 19, 2021 0

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You have to understand, music is like a worm. It can sometimes take a while for an album to wriggle its way into your life. When I first listened to Yorkston, Thorne and Khan’s

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There are eight Christmas songs worth cherishing

There are eight Christmas songs worth cherishing

Vanguard Online December 23, 2020 0

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Number Eight Re-released this year to commemorate and make money from George Michael’s death. It never got to number one in 1984, it could do this time. Read Rachel Areosti’s inside story of Wham!’s

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A New Era: A Mixed Music Reality

A New Era: A Mixed Music Reality

Sebastiano Alessandroni November 2, 2019 0

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Nowadays it’s becoming extremely difficult to categorize music into simple genres. Once upon a time we had pop, rock, hiphop, jazz and many other musical genres to chose from. In synthesis we had clear

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The Lost Culture: HipHop

The Lost Culture: HipHop

Sebastiano Alessandroni September 19, 2019 0

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Historically speaking, hiphop had always been seen as a subculture. A distant planet that was unknown by suburban america and consequently the rest of the world. A time where Kool Herc starting hosting his

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Reading Festival 2019: What went down

Reading Festival 2019: What went down

Yasmine Gaio August 30, 2019 0

If you weren’t one of the 200,000 attendees at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festival, here is a brief summary of what you missed out on – focusing on Reading. The weekend consisted of

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As I listen through my iTunes on random

As I listen through my iTunes on random

Cameron Thompson August 3, 2019 0

There’s a lot of stuff that I wish I could get around to reviewing, or spend more time musing on. The guilt I feel about failing so many musicians in servicing them with a

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The loneliness of the long-distance musician

The loneliness of the long-distance musician

Vanguard Online May 17, 2018 0

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I once saw advertised for sale a DVD for an old film with the intriguing title of the Loneliness of Long Distance Runner which I have yet to see. Pondering the title did get me

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Three Old Songs About Food

Three Old Songs About Food

Vanguard Online February 17, 2018 1

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After listening to the seemingly innocent Four Clefs ‘I Like Pie I Like Cake’ (circa 1941) I was thinking that, perhaps, before the advent of rock n roll, before things got all down and dirty, suppressed musical rebels

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Morrissey and Robert Plant both served up a dish of mushy Weetabix in 2017 –  is this to do with age?

Morrissey and Robert Plant both served up a dish of mushy Weetabix in 2017 – is this to do with age?

Vanguard Online December 29, 2017 0

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What is it about musicians as they get older? They tend to loose any interest or ability to be at the vanguard, instrumentally speaking. The instrumentation becomes a kind of mush. Its pleasant enough,

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