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Ella Eyre:  O2 Ritz Manchester – live review

Ella Eyre: O2 Ritz Manchester – live review

Ella Eyre O2 Ritz Manchester 19th October 2021 Ella Eyre staked her claim to be the queen of British pop with a set full of absolute bangers at Manchester’s O2 Ritz. Paul Clarke joined the party and Melanie Smith took...
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The Bevis Frond – interview with Nick Saloman

Founding member of The Bevis Frond Nick Saloman talks about his latest album, brutalist architecture and time-travelling through music. Browsing through an impressively extensive discography of The Bevis Frond, one may find that genius loci has been a prevailing motif....
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Watch This! New Primitive Ignorant video + EP news

Primitive Ignorant releases a video for High Rise Vampires ahead of the upcoming new EP, Life Or Death. Andy Brown shares his thoughts for Louder Than War. When Sym Gharial re-emerged last year as Primitive Ignorant, it was the sound...
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Watch This! New video and digital single Faze Out from James Domestic

Faze Out, the first digital single by James Domestic hit Spotify and other platforms on 15th October and to accompany it there is an un-nerving seasick inducing video. Drifting in with an echoey honk that is almost dub siren (check...
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New Book Celebrates 50 Years of Punk Drumming

New Book Celebrates 50+ Years of Punk Drumming Cover art by Brian Walsby About Forbidden Beat: Perspectives on Punk Drumming Here’s the link to the Amazon UK page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Forbidden-Beat-Perspectives-Punk-Drumming/dp/1644282275 Here’s the link to the Amazon U.S. page: https://www.amazon.com/Forbidden-Beat-Perspectives-Punk-Drumming/dp/1644282275 “This collection is designed...
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Saint Etienne: Foxbase Alpha 30 years on

St Etienne Foxbase Alpha Martin Gray casts a retrospective look at the era-defining debut album from Croydon’s finest eclectic pop alchemists.   Good grief, is it thirty years already that Foxbase Alpha, the astonishing debut long player from Saint Etienne, made...
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Paul Cook : The John Robb interview

Paul Cook talks to John Robb about his upcoming new album ‘SNAFU’ with The Professionals, the Sex Pistols, the Danny Boyle film, the court case with John Lydon, his life long friendship with Steve Jones and much more.    ...
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