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BPREVIEW: Worry Dolls @ Kitchen Garden Café 22.02.17

ALBUM: Go Get Gone – Worry Dolls

    Words by Ed King Certain genres are harder to give a fresh slant. Rock has been fist pumping since the 80’s, the blues can’t be too cruel or uplifting, and no self respecting gabba techno enthusiast is going to plumb for the ‘Vocal Mix’. But nesting in the even more unreachable branches of […]

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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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Bastille

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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