The Brothers Steve: Dose – album review

The Brothers Steve – Dose Big Stir CD/DL Released 15 October 2021 New 10 track album by power popping and hard rocking LA quintet The Brothers Steve on Big Stir Records. This is the follow up to their 2019 debut long player #1 and was entirely written and produced by…

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Flocky Flocky

[Intro: Travis Scott] Two cups [Chorus: Don Toliver & Travis Scott] Tastin' cotton candy, hit the gas, oh (Two cups) I'm doin' a hunnid, I ain't see the dash, oh I count my blessings, know I'm movin' fast [Post-Chorus: Don Toliver & Travis Scott] I pull up there with M's…

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Maximo Park: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Maximo Park O2 Ritz, Manchester 10th October 2021 North East indie-poppers Maximo Park bring their latest album Nature Always Wins to Manchester’s iconic O2 Ritz for a life-affirming show that felt a long time overdue. Louder Than War’s Dave Beech and Hels Millington (photographer) were there. Anyone who has seen…

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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 its first appearance onto the world? Evidently so, it seems.…

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Easy On Me

[Lyrics from IG Live snippet on October 9th] [Verse 1] There ain't no gold in this river That I've been washing my hands in forever I know there is hope in these waters But I can't bring myself to swim When I am drowning in the silence Baby, let me…

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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.     The Professionals tour dates here…   SNAFU UK tour October…

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OUTERSPACE

[Part I] [Intro: Cardo] This the 7-1-3 motherfuckin' Don T Ayy, this your boy, Cardo, man Me and Keem just touched down in H-Town Know what I'm talkin' 'bout? Ayy, man, come pick us up in one of them slayers, you know what I'm sayin'? One of them shits with…

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Swangin’ On Westheimer

[Verse 1] Don't put me in a box now I'm by myself, yeah, I'm on lockdown Sometimes you gotta find What's wrong, yeah, what's right It's been a long road here coming, blue hunnids I'm thumbing And I can split the whole damn thing with my woman What's yours is…

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W.H. Lung: Vanities – album review

  W.H. Lung: Vanities Melodic Records Released on October 8th The second album by the Mancunian band W.H. Lung unleashes relentless dance floor energy. Released two years ago, the debut Incidental Music perfectly encapsulated the concept of W.H. Lung. With a reference to an eponymous Chinese supermarket in their name,…

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