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Download Festival preview – Sunday – 10 acts not to be missed!

Download Festival preview – Sunday – 10 acts not to be missed!

Danny Peart May 21, 2017 0

Well, it’s the final day. The tent is wrecked, that Slayer bucket hat you bought yesterday somehow turned into a soggy unicorn horn and you’re ready to never hear another Alan chant ever again.

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Oumou Sangaré delivers Mali 101 to appreciative scholars in Shoreditch, London

Oumou Sangaré delivers Mali 101 to appreciative scholars in Shoreditch, London

Vanguard Online May 18, 2017 0

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I was looking forward to seeing a bit of world music in Shoreditch. I wasn’t sure what kind of audience Malian, Oumou Sangaré would draw to the old cavernous brick warehouse, an isolated segment

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Stone Foundation – live at The Wardrobe, Leeds 12th May – Neil-y famous

Stone Foundation – live at The Wardrobe, Leeds 12th May – Neil-y famous

Ross McGibbon May 17, 2017 0

I’d been looking forward to this gig and I wasn’t disappointed. An enormously long set of impassioned soul, watched over from the shadows by The Modfather. Braving Leeds on a Friday night, Paul Weller

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Tony Allen’s jazz tribute is as rich as Christmas cake

Tony Allen’s jazz tribute is as rich as Christmas cake

Vanguard Online May 16, 2017 1

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Tony Allen’s tribute to Art Blakey, a four track digitally released EP, sounds great, it really does. Its grande, New New York, late night, relaxing and star twinkling. It has a rich sound, as

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Carmen done in one hour?

Carmen done in one hour?

Vanguard Online May 16, 2017 0

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Kirstin Chávez is doing a mini tour entitled Carmen: Fire and Fate. She’ll be visiting London, Hove and Warwick in June, and we plan to review one of her first London shows on the

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World class intro puts Oumou Sangaré on a sound footing

World class intro puts Oumou Sangaré on a sound footing

Vanguard Online May 16, 2017 0

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The beats from what sounds like several singles seem to vie for supremacy and there’s this country twang which has me basking in the light of Sufjan Stevens. Its an incredible start and all

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Download Festival Preview – Part 2 – 10 acts not to be missed!

Download Festival Preview – Part 2 – 10 acts not to be missed!

Danny Peart May 16, 2017 0

On to day two of our Download Festival top 10 acts! You’ve checked out the camp site, had a go on the ferris wheel and bought that Slayer bucket hat you’ve been lusting after

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Download Festival Preview – Part 1 – 10 acts not to be missed!

Download Festival Preview – Part 1 – 10 acts not to be missed!

Danny Peart May 15, 2017 0

Download festival 2017 is rapidly approaching, and with four stages crammed with awesome bands and a little bit of NXT thrown on top it’s set to be an incredible weekend to kick off the

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Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind – ‘Super Natural’ – play it loud: screaming loud scuzz-punk-blues

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind – ‘Super Natural’ – play it loud: screaming loud scuzz-punk-blues

Ross McGibbon May 10, 2017 0

MASONIC RECORDS                        12th May 2017 The Jim Jones Revue was an explosion of percussion-piano in an electric extension of Jerry Lee Lewis’ lineage. Electrifying both live and on record, it was a sad day

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Interview: Slam Dunk 2017 Preview – Casey

Interview: Slam Dunk 2017 Preview – Casey

Danny Peart May 9, 2017 0

Up next in our Slam Dunk preview are Welsh five piece, Casey. Having only debuted two years ago (a few days removed from the day), the post hardcore-melodic band released their debut album, Love

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