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InTheMiddle with Gengahr

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With their release of the album ‘Where Wildness Grows’, Gengahr have just returned from their headline European tour and are now travelling the UK. The Gryphon had the pleasure of catching up with lead singer, Felix Bushe, about all things Gengahr. So you’ve just come back from your European tour, … Read More

Rival Consoles Challenges the Conventions of Electronica with New Album ‘Persona’

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Battling against criticism of electronic music as a soulless and mechanic non-craft, Ryan Lee West returns under the alias of Rival Consoles with his latest release, Persona, to further demonstrate the delicate human touch that is ubiquitous within the genre. Having been inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name, West … Read More

DMA’s release gritty sophomore album Hills End

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The new release from the DMA’s will not leave fans disappointed who enjoyed debut album Hills End. Lead singles ‘Dawning’ and ‘In The Air’ can stand proudly alongside anything on Hills End, with the former arguably being the bands finest single to date. Second albums are notoriously difficult to crack, … Read More

Radio 1 & 2 Must Play 50% New Music

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Ofcom, the UK’s government-approved media regulator, has recently altered its guidelines for BBC Radio 1 and 2. It has ordered both stations to play more “new music” on their daytime shows; for Radio 1 50% and Radio 2 20%. Ofcom has also clarified its definition of “new music”. According to … Read More

IntheMiddle with Matt Maltese ahead of stunning performance at Belgrave, 12/04

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Matt Maltese is leading the way into a new era of song-writing, enamouring more and more listeners with his distinctive voice and romantic sway. Matt joins Sarah Oglesby on a rainy day in the warmth of The Belgrave Music Hall to chat about his song writing, musical influences, and the … Read More

Making Music Herstory Vol VIII: Meredith Monk

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Meredith Monk will be 76 this year and she’s still going strong. The American composer, vocalist and performer released her last album in 2016, contributing to an impressive discography that’s already the length of a football pitch. To describe Monk as merely a composer, a vocalist or a performer would … Read More

Sunflower Bean bring New York rock to The Wardrobe, 29/03

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Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in the Top 40 up against pop stars Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, as the band … Read More

The Wonder Stuff + Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring O2 Academy back to life, 04/04

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As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin finally share a stage again was a dream 27 years in the … Read More