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Interview: Tim Booth (James)

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Tim Booth – would-be actor, spiritualist, husband, father, though you probably know him (if at all) as that crazy dancing hippy who fronts the band James. You’ve heard of them, right? No..? They sing ‘Sit Down’. That’s the one, you can stop singing the chorus like a pissed-up football hooligan … Read More

Review: Live At Leeds 2013

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This annual city-wide music festival gets more prestigious as time goes by. While attention is inevitably paid to the bigger and more established acts there’s always a chance that, if you play your cards right, you’ll see a band that will have broken massive by the end of the year, … Read More

Music: Album Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away

6 years ago / 0 comments

Well it was about time. Nearly five years have elapsed since Cave’s last full-band outing, 2008’s superb Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!, and with a title as grand-sounding as Push The Sky Away fans might expect a gloriously noisy return on this, their fifteenth studio album. But they would be wrong, for this album has … Read More

Music: Live Review: Villagers @ The Wardrobe

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Conor O’Brien’s Villagers might not strike many people as the most riveting live prospect out there, but after tonight’s performance many will look at the band in a new light. Right from the beginning they play with a feral kind of energy that renders many of their songs, in particular … Read More

Music: Live Review: Calexico @ The Cockpit

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Tucson-based Calexico expertly embody the sounds and feel of the US-Mexican border. With influences from traditional Latin American sounds, American country music and indie rock, they create an exciting soundscape best described as desert noir. In a live setting, what really stands out is how heart-felt their passion is for these styles. The band … Read More

Music: Live Review: Exclamation Pony @ Brudenell Social Club

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Here we have the unveiling of Exclamation Pony, Ryan Jarman (The Cribs) and Jen Turner’s (Here We Go Magic) out-of-the-blue collaboration, and Ryan seemed genuinely enthused to be bashing his poor guitar in a word-of-mouth sold-out Brudenell before anywhere else. The one track available as a precursor to the show, … Read More

Music News: BRIT Awards 2013 Winners

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  The winners at the 2013 BRIT awards are as follows:   Emeli Sande – Best British Female Solo Artist Emeli Sande – Best British Female Solo Artist Ben Howard – Best British Breakthrough Ben Howard – Best British Male Solo Artist Coldplay -British Live Act Adele (Skyfall) British Single … Read More

Music: Album Review: Ricky Hil – Support Your Local Drug Dealer

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One of the most surprising records for quite some time, self-professed degenerate Ricky Hil has fashioned himself a stylish and surprisingly authentic album in SYLLD.  The son of fashion billionaire Tommy Hilfiger, Hil is able to call upon a host of stars and expert producers, as evident in opening track ‘Slicksville’, … Read More

Music News: Mike Skinner cancels DJ set

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  Sadly for anyone who was planning on heading down to the Faversham this Friday (25th) for Mike Skinner’s DJ set, it’s been cancelled due to the snow. Replacement dates are yet to be announced. In the mean time, ‘dry your eyes’, Spin Doctors are also playing at Brudenell Social … Read More

10 Tracks You Shouldn't Leave In 2012

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With the new year fast approaching, we took a look at some of 2012’s best releases. Some went virtually unnoticed, some were just too good to say goodbye to.!   Exlovers – This Love Will Lead You On Girl / Boy pop perfectionists’ debut album ‘Moth’ may not have received every … Read More