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Andrew Weatherall’s Qualia is Trans-Europe Express for the twenty first century

Andrew Weatherall’s Qualia is Trans-Europe Express for the twenty first century

Vanguard Online October 21, 2017 0

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Andrew Weatherall’s Qualia is Trans-Europe Express for the twenty first century. It’s upbeat, fresh, it has razor sharp sounds and nice drum arrangements. It continues the tradition of Weatherall’s Two Lone Swordsmen project in that the emotions are

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10 Albums From 1972

10 Albums From 1972

James MacLaren October 15, 2017 0

James MacLaren

James MacLaren

Philosophy teacher and music enthusiast. Musical interests stretch from old school soul, post-punk and 80s Indie (reflecting my time as an 80s goth), UK folk revival, and reggae. I also love pop music.
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For newcomers, I am journeying through my life my noting ten albums from every year of my life. This year: 1972 – Another very strong year (perhaps not as strong as ’71, though). One

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Foo Fighters put on a variety show

Foo Fighters put on a variety show

Vanguard Online October 11, 2017 0

Vanguard Online

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I was really hopeful about the Foo Fighters when they came into view in the summer of 1995, I thought any spin-off of Nirvana was worth a listen. And yet the name ‘Foo Fighters’

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CASSELS – “EPITHET” – as angry and as yet focused an album as I’ve ever heard

CASSELS – “EPITHET” – as angry and as yet focused an album as I’ve ever heard

Ross McGibbon October 11, 2017 0

BIG SCARY MONSTERS      6th October 2017 Punk? Post-punk? I dunno. It’s noisy, very varied and right. It just sounds right and politically, it’s spot-on. It comes from the heart and art from the heart

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How a Lost Folk Classic Shows Stark Unsettling Beauty

How a Lost Folk Classic Shows Stark Unsettling Beauty

James MacLaren October 11, 2017 0

James MacLaren

James MacLaren

Philosophy teacher and music enthusiast. Musical interests stretch from old school soul, post-punk and 80s Indie (reflecting my time as an 80s goth), UK folk revival, and reggae. I also love pop music.
James MacLaren

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While it was originally released in 1972, it very quickly disappeared and only received a CD release earlier this year. A little context is necessary: The Watersons were the first family of the ‘60s

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Dua Lipa brings her new rules to Leeds Academy

Dua Lipa brings her new rules to Leeds Academy

Danny Peart October 10, 2017 0

Dua Lipa – Leeds Academy – 08/10/17 At just the age of 22, Dua Lipa has achieved an awful lot in the past few years. Having supported the likes of Coldplay and Bruno Mars

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Thy Art is Murder, After The Burial Live at The Electric Ballroom, 08/10/17 London

Thy Art is Murder, After The Burial Live at The Electric Ballroom, 08/10/17 London

Paulina Leyton October 9, 2017 0

Thy Art is Murder. After the Burial. Photos by Paulina Leyton Click on any of the images above for a full gallery of the show.  

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V/A – Wayfaring Strangers: Acid Nightmares (Numero 2017)

V/A – Wayfaring Strangers: Acid Nightmares (Numero 2017)

James MacLaren October 7, 2017 0

James MacLaren

James MacLaren

Philosophy teacher and music enthusiast. Musical interests stretch from old school soul, post-punk and 80s Indie (reflecting my time as an 80s goth), UK folk revival, and reggae. I also love pop music.
James MacLaren

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I have long been an admirer of the Numero label. Get me started and I will wax lyrical about the label night and day (just ask my wife). But the focus of my affection

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Pegasus’ Black Opera 25th birthday concert left me enchanted

Pegasus’ Black Opera 25th birthday concert left me enchanted

Vanguard Online October 7, 2017 0

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Photo: Sharron Wallace The hallowed environ of St Paul’s Actors church in Covent Garden provided a cosy and enchanting venue for the celebration of 25 years of the Black Opera company Pegasus. The anticipation was

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Cold Specks

Cold Specks

Henry Colquhoun October 4, 2017 2

Henry Colquhoun

Henry Colquhoun

Watch gig. Write gig. Repeat.
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After a sparse pulsating introductory set by LA Timpa, full with electronic magic-making and ghostly vocals, fellow Canadian native Ladan Hussein crept onstage, better known by her stage name Cold Specks. Night & Day

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