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Black Arc

Black Arc kick off their EP at a frantic pace with the dynamic rock of title-track ‘The Coast as Cover’. Their sound certainly packs a punch- a twin guitar assault is accompanied by thunderous drumming and impassioned vocals.

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The Elvis Suicide

With all the sanitised, so-called rock bands we get subjected to these days, listening to The Elvis Suicide is a tremendously reassuring experience.

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Alex Cornish

At first it’s tempting to dismiss Alex Cornish as another Chris Martin copyist looking to make a fast buck. His self-released single ‘Untied’ sounds pretty enough, but in a rather bland, Coldplay-esque way.

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Colin MacIntyre

Colin MacIntyre has a penchant for peculiar instruments. He tells me his new album The Water features a harmonium. “It’s a kind of keyboard which sounds similar to an accordion” he explains. “You use a pedal to pump wind through it, so it’s a great way of getting some exercise in the studio.” Apparently the […]

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Electric Soft Parade

The Electric Soft Parade’s Tom White admits to feeling nervous during tonight’s gig. “I’m trying to play guitar and sing but at the same time I’m thinking about that fucking projector running at the back of the room and hoping it’s all in time.”