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Lol Tolhurst

Reading this book, my first impression was, gritty.

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“Vinyl Countdown”

What is it about those old fashioned vinyl records that are so evocative of nostalgia?

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Emerson Lake & Palmer

Reading this book is like a carefree step back in time to when music fans formed bands and played music simply for the hell of it, not simply to be famous.

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Royal Hoax

Detroit based trio Royal Hoax are an interesting proposition.

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Bobii Lewis

With second single ‘Cut Me Some Slack’, new urban artist Bobii Lewis shows us a new side to his personality and talent.

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Wake The President

Wake the President‘s debut in 2009 was greeted with a warm critical reception, but the band’s deft pop songs didn’t reach as wide an audience as they probably deserved. Undeterred, the Maryhill bohemians are back with their second effort, the gloriously named ‘Zumutung!’ (the German word for ‘imposition’)

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Sarah Class

There is every chance you will have heard the work of Sarah Class before

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Shoosh

The absence of Neil Carlill from the ‘Magus’ ep sees the four tracks coming to you as an instrumental

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Oswald

Oswald are a difficult band to make up your mind about. ‘These Days’ is incomprehensibly catchy from the very first listen, with a simple drum-beat and riff driving through to the rousing chorus that you may catch yourself humming if your aren’t careful. Therein lies the problem, because it really isn’t a substantial record in […]

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I Remember Tapes

I remember tapes too. They were rubbish. The band from Winchester aren’t a great deal better, and their vision is equally as obselete. They label themselves a mash up of Duran Duran, Roxy Music and the Smiths, and this evokes grandiose self-importance that is woefully unsubstantiated from the first note of ‘All I know’. It’s […]