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 of an artist in the throes of inspiration. Sikh Punk…

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Sam Fender: Seventeen Going Under – album review

Sam Fender: Seventeen Going Under (Polydor Records) DL | LP | CD Out now BUY HERE The North Shields singer-songwriter perfects his trademark style on a lyrically introspective yet musically expansive follow-up to his hit debut album Hypersonic Missiles. The official video for the title track and lead single from…

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Are You Listening? Festival 2021 : Reading – live review

Are You Listening? Festival, Reading 9th October 2021 Keith Goldhanger continues his month of visiting towns providing multi-venue all-day festivals. This week he reports on the annual Are You Listening? Festival held in Reading. It’s only been a month or so since our last visit to Reading but the rescheduled…

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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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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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The Velvet Underground – film review

Directed by Todd Haynes Released 15th October 2021 A new documentary by Todd Haynes tells the story of the dark stylists – The Velvet Underground. By 1993, the Velvet Underground had transformed from a cult collective to a cultural phenomenon synonymous with proto-everything. The band reformed after nearly twenty-three years…

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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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I Never Cry – film review

I Never Cry (2020) Director: Piotr Domalewski Cast: Zofia Stafiej & Kinga Preis Language: Polish (with optional English subtitles) Format: Blu-ray Runtime: 100 mins Release Date: 11th October 2021 Jamie Havlin gives his verdict on the latest release by Montage Pictures, a new Polish film which has drawn comparisons to…

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Things We Didn’t Know A Month Ago: September 2021

September 2021 has yet again provided us with some superb original sounds that never fail to keep our feet tapping and eyes scouring the internet for more information about the people responsible for keeping us entertained. Keith Goldhanger introduces one or two new names you may enjoy listening to if…

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