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The Frames, 1999 and Me

The Frames, 1999 and Me

The Frames, 1999 and Me
In 1998 had been working on an one of the first online music shops to which I added a music review magazine. The then unique combination of shop and reviews worked really well (at one point outselling Amazon!). Early in 1999 I was handed an album recorded by a band I [...]

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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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