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Single review

Lykke Li

Unlike her other swirling, romantically indulgent pop songs such as ‘Little Bit’ and more recently ‘Get Some’, Lykke Li has given us something rather devilishly delectable.

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Feature leader up and coming

Admiral Fallow

When you are on friendly terms with up-and-coming musicians who actually talk to you online from time to time, then the opportunity to interview these lovely people becomes a natural occurrence.

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Feature up and coming

Penguins Kill Polar Bears

There are some bands that you can’t bring yourself to like. Some you think “what is all the fuss all about?”. Some bands don’t have what it takes and still get all the success. But this band, Penguins Kill Polar Bears, can wipe the floor with all of them.

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demonstration

Turning Plates

I wasn’t sure what to make of this band when I first heard their music. I just knew I liked it.

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Gig review

Kele / CocknBullKid

‘Walking Tall’ is the first song to emerge from the darkness of the Arches tunnel. The marauding masses instantly break out in a tribal worship and surrender to the spine whipping sub base and drums.

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Gig review

Foals

FOALS+GLASGOW=CARNAGE.

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Gig review

Stars and Sons

When I knew I was going to Brighton for work, I knew I had to fit some play time in amongst it. So I made it my business to see a gig, as you do.

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Feature leader up and coming

Must Be Something

All I can remember is calling a steward at the Bongo club incompetent after him telling me off for sneaky passing him into VIP.

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Album review

The Last Battle

“If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning”

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Gig review gig reviews (Scottish)

Detour

If you have never been to Detour, quite frankly, you need to better yourself.