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ALBUM: Live at Union Chapel - Lissie

ALBUM: Live at Union Chapel – Lissie

*On Saturday 3rd December, Lissie Maurus (aka Lissie) performs at the O2 Institute – with support from Teddy Thompson. To read our BPREVIEW, with links to online ticket sales, click here.* Words by Ed King It’s impossible to review Live at Union Chapel without cherry picking the ebbs and flows of Lissie Maurus’ musical career. […]

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ALBUM: Wild World – Bastille

Words by Ed King I once (half) joked that Bastille wouldn’t be able to release a follow up album until Dan Smith had another relationship break up. After all, the phenomenally successful (and catchy) Bad Blood was a litany of growing pains and heart ache – what could he (now they) pen 10+ more tracks about […]

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The Hungry Ghosts @ The Sunflower Lounge - 6th July 2016

RELEASE: Blood Red Songs EP – The Hungry Ghosts

*The Hungry Ghosts play The Sunflower Lounge on Weds 6th July, supported by The Terror Watts – as presented by Sonic Gun. For direct info & tickets, click here.* Words by Ed King / Live pic by Rob Hadley, artwork courtesy of The Hungry Ghosts  Some things you don’t forget. The birthday of a loved one, […]

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Heroes - screen shot

RELEASE: “Heroes” (David Bowie) by SHATTER EFFECT

Words by Ed King Following the announcement of David Bowie’s death (on Monday 11th January for those of you living in a shoe box) the UK… nay world, has been gripped in a seemingly unstoppable explosion of nostalgia and celebration. Major radio stations have pulled out every piece of interview they can, the national tour operators are hastily pitching […]

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Daughter / By Francesca Jane Allen

RELEASE: Not to Disappear – Daughter

Words by Ed King / Pics courtesy of 4AD – ‘The World is Spinning Around’ (album artwork) by Sarah Shaw, lead photograph by Francesca Jane Allen I love my iPhone. Its ‘old’ enough to create nostalgia, pity and scorn, but has been appreciated company on many long journeys. Even though the buttons don’t fully work, I can’t […]

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