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Steve Hawkins
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Some more weird and wonderful things from the frozen north... The latest album, No Need to Reason , from Icelandic band Kontinuum is an odd mix Firstly I really don't like the opening track, Shivers . I don't really know why but it reeks of a hackneyed atte...
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A quick run through some recently released stand alone singles..... First up Shovels & Rope with America, Great . It's the most lyrically toothless anti Trump song since Roger Waters dared to call him a nincompoop. However it's still good to hear a stompin'...
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Went to see a gig very recently and it was quite depressing... Not the music or the band but rather the fact that only 13 people turned up to see it Midas Fall play a very listenable form of post rock but with the added stardust of some soaring female vocal...
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It's been 14 years since their last album but finally A Perfect Circle return... It's difficult to say musically what Eat The Elephant sounds like but the sound does seem very in tune with the Emotive album from all those years ago. I suppose an more airy, ...
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May have found the best album of the year so far.... Over a couple of EP's and singles Bryde has built up to her debut album, Like an Album Nowadays singer-songwriter means the trite, over polished likes of Ed Sheeran but this is raw guitar led rock. The op...
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Hmm... No contribution from me to the sales this year
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April is turning out to be a very busy month for new releases.... Winterfylleth have taken one of those left turns that can completely alienate a metal fan base (Think Paradise Lost with their Host album) The Hallowing of Heirdom is an totally acoustic coll...
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Bands of a certain vintage always have a few tricks up their sleeves to prolong a career.... First is tour a classic album in full, record the tour and release a live album Second record a covers album, usually of "songs that inspired us.." Finally record a...
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So the NME has finally given up and will no longer be printed..... Can't say that I'm in any way upset by that. The snobbish indie ink rags had no appeal to me even as a student and derided most of what I enjoyed (metal, goth, etc.). The Levellers summed up...
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I can fairly well guarantee you won't hear another album like this all year.... The first album from Gwenno was sung all in Welsh and now for the follow up, Le Kov , it's all sung in Cornish The strangeness of lyrics makes it all a bit other worldly and the...
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