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We Were Promised Jetpacks – Unravelling

One very memorable 40 or so minutes of music from a Scots band at the very near peak of their abilities

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TOYDRUM – “Void and Form”

“Void and Form” is the haunting new track from UNKLE/Mo’ Wax members Pablo Clements and James Griffith side project TOYDRUM, and it is a ripper. Early on the clash of the synthesizers and guitars have you conflicted as to where the tone of the track will go, but it quickly sets in on a slow […]

Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics

Richard Thompson – Acoustic Classics

Folk-rock pioneer Richard Thompson revisits fourteen extracts from his lengthy canon in a strictly stripped-down setting.

Loudon Wainwright III - Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)

Loudon Wainwright III – Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)

The umpteenth studio album from Loudon Wainwright III proves there’s still plenty of life left in the old dog yet.

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Silver Servants – self-titled

The product of ‘super sessions’ featuring a wide range of Second Language artists new and old, this debut release from Silver Servants brings together both close fellow-travellers and the previously unacquainted for a partly unscripted yet strongly directed statement.

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Interviews

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Interview with Hopscotch

Angela LaBaw, AKA Hopscotch, reveals details about her recent electronic-pop EP, can-do attitude, and smoothly captivating vocals.

Features

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Dangerous Muse – “Fame Kills” video

Mike Furey unleashes a killer dance-pop song with a video comprised of eye-catching images and ideas.

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Interview With Laurent Leemans

A couple of months ago I reviewed ‘Driftwood’, the very well crafted and intricately performed 4th album release of The Imaginary Suitcase, the musical pseudonym of Belgian guitarist Laurent Leemans. With a career in music that now goes back almost 25 years, Leemans has much of interest to say about why and when he began […]

No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Book: No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Amy Yates Wuelfing’s and Steve DiLodovico’s book on the famed indie music club (1980s to mid-1990s) is a compelling and compulsive read.

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