Madeleine Peyroux Tour & New LP

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  My 100 Favourite Albums

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  Jim James New Solo Release

  Snow Patrol Is Back!

  Ray LaMontagne Live

  Satriani’s G3 Live

  Frank Turner LP, Tour & Single

  Joe Satriani’s G3 New LP & Tour

  Josh Rouse New LP & UK Tour

  Anna Burch 1st LP & UK Tour

  Beth Hart UK Tour 2018

  Two New Must-Have Albums

  Hampton Court June Festival

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  Jennifer Warnes New Album

  Halo Maud, Baxter Dury Live

  Matthew Logan Vasquez Live

  The Barr Brothers Live

  Best New Album Reviews

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  Glen Hansard Album Review

  My Best Albums of 2017

  Emily Barker Live in Manchester

  Katey Brooks New Single/Album

  Jim White Live in Manchester

  Album Of The Year?

  Tori Amos Live

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Anna Burch Live

St Mary’s Creative Space, Chester, 22 June 2018
“Detroit’s Anna Burch presents her debut album, QUIT THE CURSE. Out on Heavenly Recordings. The nine songs that comprise QUIT THE CURSE come on sugary and upbeat, but their darker lyrical themes and serpentine song structures are tucked neatly into what seem at first just like uncommonly catchy [...]

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Idles Live in Manchester

Gorilla Manchester, 18 April 2018.
Idles Band Members
Joe Talbot (vocal)
Adam Devonshire (bass)
Mark Bowen (lead guitar)
Lee Kierman (rhythm guitar)
Jon Beavis (drums)
“We are an angry band. I think for all of us, we’ve always been drawn to passionate people which includes each other and more importantly, our ‘idols’. As the singer [Joe Talbot], my passion comes through anger [...]

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Ray LaMontagne Live

Apollo Manchester, 13 May 2018
It was back in 2004 that I first heard Mr LaMontagne via his wonderful debut album called TROUBLE. On hearing the first track of the album I was immediately attracted to his distinctive voice which was both gravely and smooth at the same time - very unusual. Then the title song convinced [...]

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Satriani’s G3 Live

Satriani’s G3 with Uli Jon Roth and John Petrucci
Apollo Manchester, 27 April 2018
Back in 1995, and on the strong recommendation of a well known hi-fi magazine, I acquired a copy of Joe Satriani’s eponymous album. It was my first solo rock guitarist album and I was more than impressed. I seem to remember that it [...]

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Hinds Live in Manchester

Gorilla Manchester, 17 April 2018
A little while ago I received an album by Spanish female four-piece band Hinds. I could not get to grips with its juvenile pop-rock sounds but was quite prepared to view a live performance to perhaps secure a more accurate reading of the band. The Gorilla venue in Manchester was bursting [...]

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Joe Satriani’s G3 New LP & Tour


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World-renowned guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani’s G3 2018 UK Tour with Dream Theater’’s John Petrucci and the former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth will kick [...]

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