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PUNCHY POP PUNK FROM RISING STARS 2far2jump

PUNCHY POP PUNK FROM RISING STARS 2far2jump

Luna Madden February 27, 2017 0

In recent times, the pop-punk scene in the UK has exploded onto the worldwide stage, with a torrent of new bands bursting with talent, all vying to be the stars of tomorrow. It’s an

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THE STAGE WORLD TOUR AT THE O2 ARENA, 22/01/17

THE STAGE WORLD TOUR AT THE O2 ARENA, 22/01/17

Paulina Leyton January 22, 2017 0

Los gringos Avenged Sevenfold formados a finales de los 90 lideran la gira europea “The Stage World Tour”, junto a dos gigantes de la escena metal internacional, los suecos In Flames y los estadounidenses

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Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations Review

Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations Review

Nicole Reid December 6, 2016 0

Nicole Reid

Music journalism student at Huddersfield University.

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Being the exceptional poet that he is, it was no surprise that Peter Doherty’s new album Hamburg Demonstrations was going to be a good one. This is Doherty’s third solo studio album, the last

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Album Review: White Lies – Friends

Album Review: White Lies – Friends

Aoife Burke October 4, 2016 0

Just as fans had started to grow impatient, London trio White Lies announced their follow-up to the success of 2013’s Big TV. A concept album based around the changing dynamic between a small-town couple

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Cowtown – “Paranormal Romance”; a heady rush to trio-heaven

Cowtown – “Paranormal Romance”; a heady rush to trio-heaven

Ross McGibbon August 12, 2016 0

THE AUDACIOUS ART EXPERIMENT & HOT SALVATION RECORDS       19th August 2016   Woo-hoo, hear the manic drumming rush and niggling, needling guitar. Leeds’ long-time local heroes, support act to the stars, have pumped out

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The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith Of Phobos       Mad psychedelia that is all about the bass

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith Of Phobos Mad psychedelia that is all about the bass

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2016 0

ATO RECORDS 3rd June 2016 Just look at that sleeve. You know what you’re going to find inside. And the name Claypool tells you it’s all about the bass (the bass, the bass) –

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Moulettes- Preternatural      Delightfully dippy prog-pop-folk

Moulettes- Preternatural Delightfully dippy prog-pop-folk

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2016 0

REPUBLIC OF MUSIC      May 27th 2016 The creaky, spooky opening tones, leading into Behemooth, remind me of the delightfully dippy gig I saw the Moulettes perform last year. They were clearly very proud of

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Maarja Nuut – Une Meeles    Estonian otherworldliness and electronica

Maarja Nuut – Une Meeles Estonian otherworldliness and electronica

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2016 0

3rd June 2016 Estonian music, hanging in the air between folk, world, singer-songwriter and ambient. Packed with sawing fiddle, otherworldly vocals (try the percussive opening to Kargus) and a crystalline beauty. Despite the dubious

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Proto Idiot – For Dummies    Your new favourite garage band

Proto Idiot – For Dummies Your new favourite garage band

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2016 0

Bad Paintings Records    27th May 2016 This one presses the right buttons for me. With an album-opener sitting somewhere between early Who and The Buzzcocks, this is garage rock heaven. Next up, Real Boy,

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Rock’n’Roll Pizza: Mutant BiRD’s Sugar Voodoo.

Rock’n’Roll Pizza: Mutant BiRD’s Sugar Voodoo.

LLewyn Thomas April 4, 2016 0

Take yourself back for a second. The year is 997 AD, and you are sat on a balcony in the town of Gaeta, the west coast of Italy. For days now, you’ve been hearing

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