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The big Review: Leeds Festival 2019!

The big Review: Leeds Festival 2019!

Danny Peart September 2, 2019 0

It’s that time of year again! The August bank holiday weekend is upon us and the sun is beaming, can you believe it? Keep the wellies at home as for a change as Leeds

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loscil – “Equivalents” – an album that contains a whole other world

loscil – “Equivalents” – an album that contains a whole other world

Ross McGibbon August 15, 2019 1

KRANKY                                               16 August 2019 I hear the jerky staccato application of disc brakes on a train rolling across a high, smooth glacier. The remoteness lets the percussive on/off sounds permeate. That high, cold environment

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LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

Ross McGibbon July 6, 2019 0

4th July 2019 I’ve never seen the small and centrally-located Headrow House full. Why is that? Especially surprising when LA Witch tell us they’ve been to Leeds a few times before. It doesn’t help

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A CERTAIN RATIO – “ACR:BOX” – punky, funky, dubby and dancey

A CERTAIN RATIO – “ACR:BOX” – punky, funky, dubby and dancey

Ross McGibbon June 1, 2019 0

MUTE RECORDS       3 May 2019 If you don’t know A Certain Ratio, you should. Though where to start? This is a band that had multiple phases and shapes. Serially innovators, creators and followers of

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Duncan Lloyd – “Outside Notion”      is a curate’s egg

Duncan Lloyd – “Outside Notion” is a curate’s egg

Ross McGibbon May 30, 2019 0

AFTERNOON IN BED RECORDS     24th May 2019 With too many different ideas in his head and fingers to be contained within Maximo Park’s tunes, Duncan has had a number of side-projects and this is

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Mono|Gorilla, Manchester|06th May 2019

Mono|Gorilla, Manchester|06th May 2019

Tom Holley May 9, 2019 0

Tom Holley

Photographer from Sheffield.
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Monday night at Gorilla. 9:30 and Japanese outfit Mono are about to open their final set of a bruising Asian and European tour. This is not any old tour though, this is Mono’s 20th

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Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Mettavolution – still bright and fresh and ambitious

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Mettavolution – still bright and fresh and ambitious

Ross McGibbon May 9, 2019 0

BMG 26th April 2019 It’s unfortunate that the main press Rodrigo Y Gabriela get is for their cover versions. They are a victim of their own marketing, having initially been promoted on the back

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New Single “How Much Longer” by Brian Grogan

New Single “How Much Longer” by Brian Grogan

Stuart Hayes April 26, 2019 0

A review of Brian Grogans latest release "How Much Longer"

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SPQR – Low Sun, Long Shadows

SPQR – Low Sun, Long Shadows

Ross McGibbon April 12, 2019 0

MODERN SKY              26th April 2019 An intense and heavy duty post-punk EP from SPQR is a startling offering from this Liverpool band. The opener – ‘Josephine’ – has heavy rubbery funky bass, clave-heavy percussion, tense

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JJ Cale – ‘Stay Around’   – A posthumous plate of JJ’s relaxed blues rewards the wait

JJ Cale – ‘Stay Around’ – A posthumous plate of JJ’s relaxed blues rewards the wait

Ross McGibbon April 10, 2019 0

BECAUSE MUSIC             26th APRIL 2019 JJ Cale’s last album was released in 2009, four years before his death and this has been compiled by his widow and his manager. Somehow JJ Cale was loved amongst

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