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Jon Boden puts on a formidable show in Saltaire

Jon Boden puts on a formidable show in Saltaire

Ross McGibbon November 20, 2016 0

Live at the Victoria Hall, Saltaire                 18th November 2016 It’s a long way from the huge spectacle of Bellowhead to a solo show and when I see the stage set with speaker horns, something

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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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John McCusker – Live at Saltaire Victoria Hall    5th May 2016      “Ach, it could have been worse”

John McCusker – Live at Saltaire Victoria Hall    5th May 2016 “Ach, it could have been worse”

Ross McGibbon May 7, 2016 0

John tells a story of, early in the tour, a band member overhearing two Aberdonians in the lobby after the show: “What did you think of that?” “Ach, it could have been worse”. Leaving

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Lau – Live at The Live Rooms, Saltaire    20th November 2015

Lau – Live at The Live Rooms, Saltaire    20th November 2015

Ross McGibbon November 22, 2015 0

Lau are a very popular live draw round Leeds and Bradford, packing the Caroline Street Social Club tonight. Despite being formed of performers from the folk tradition, Lau pull in a range of people,

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True North Festival, Aberdeen

True North Festival, Aberdeen

Garry Stitchell September 30, 2015 1

I am not a churchgoer. At all. But I am guessing it is out of the ordinary to find a queue to get into one snaking up the path and on to the street

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True North: Aberdeen’s Festival of Music and Song.

True North: Aberdeen’s Festival of Music and Song.

Garry Stitchell September 8, 2015 0

  The True North Festival will be taking place in in Aberdeen in the latter part of September. Acts lined up to play include recent Scottish Album of the Year winner Kathryn Jospeh, Ivor

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Kathryn Joseph Announces New Tour Dates and Shares New Song

Kathryn Joseph Announces New Tour Dates and Shares New Song

Garry Stitchell July 24, 2015 0

Earlier this year, UFC fighter and sometimes movie star Ronda Rousey, described by Sports Illustrated magazine as ‘the world’s most dominant athlete’, stood alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in a stadium holding nearly 77,000

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Felice Brothers @ Aberdeen Lemon Tree

Felice Brothers @ Aberdeen Lemon Tree

Garry Stitchell July 22, 2015 1

July 18th, 2015   Beards. Beards fucking everywhere. And everyone is drinking Brewdog. The Felice Brothers are a country folk band from…New York. And they have a bass player named ‘Christmas’. There’s much for

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