Joe Satriani New LP & UK Tour

  Mew Live in Manchester

  Gemma Hayes Live Liverpool

  Einaudi’s Taranta Project

  Hoobastank, P.O.D. & AAF Live

  Dar Williams Song By Song

  Laibach’s Top Live Show

  Johnny Cash New LP Box Set

  Discover Mishka Shubaly!

  Ian Siegal Live

  Elevant Live in Chester

  Sky Guitar Star Comp 2015

  The Answer’s Album & Tour

  Cambridge Folk Festival 2015

  John Smith & Louis Baker Live

  Xylouris White Live in Gent

  My Best Albums Of 2014

  Ani DiFranco’s New Album

  James Live in Liverpool

  Joanne Shaw Taylor Live

  Asia Live in Manchester

  David J. Roch Triumphant

  Xylouris White Superb Debut

  Lucinda Williams New Album

  New Rock Albums U Need!

  David Gray’s New Album

  The Finest, New Americana

  David Gray’s New LP & Tour

  The Wildhearts in Pictures

  Women of Song - New Music

  The Stones Support Announced

  The Reads Live LP Launch

  3 Great New Albums

  Micah P. Hinson Live London

  Ásgeir Interview

  Foreigner Live Manchester

  The Feeling Live in Liverpool

  The Temperance Movement Live

  Heaven’s Basement Live

  Glen Hansard & Friends Live

  Seasick Steve Live

  B.B. King 1925-2015

  Clapton The Blues & R Johnson

Polly & the Billets Doux

Polly & the Billets Doux
Middlewich 2015

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Rising above the increasingly dark clouds of airwave mediocrity exists the most wonderful and diverse range of music. In 2014 the quality of these albums has never been better which makes their general lack of visibility in the broadcast media criminal.

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There’s a huge diversity of singer/songwriters out there from on both sides of the Atlantic so I thought I would select what I think are the best from a selection of new albums released in recent months.


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It’s very rare for me to attend and review a show by an act whose music I have never heard, but St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, has had much written about her and so my curiosity has got the best of me. Supporting Vincent tonight is an act also new to me

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Minnesota based musician Chastity Brown returns to the UK this September with a brand new single, ‘Colorado’, and UK tour kicking off at London’s Bush Hall on September 17th, 2014. The new single ‘Colorado’ is Chastity Brown at her best; full of roots, grit

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The Reads. LOST AT SEA. Reads
Marcel Delrue – Keyboards and programming
Jamie Russell - Lead guitar, harmonica and backing vocals
Stuart Bennett – Vocals and rhythm guitar
Clare Goddard - Bass guitar and lyricist

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Over a period of 15 years we have taken photographs of many of the world’s best music acts. The Shakenstir online music image gallery is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive covering the most diverse range of musicians

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