Month: June 2013

Hello, Hello Echo – from Los Angeles U.S.A. and Boston?

Introducing Hello Echo from Los Angeles A spin off from the post about The Hertz Complex Here’s a thing. I did a review about The Hertz Complex, and the only reason I did it (apart from liking their music) was

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The Hertz Complex – International Post punk Lo-Fi from London

Introducing The Hertz Complex from London Here’s another band that I am only reviewing because one of their members commented on my blog and asked me to, and I liked their stuff. It is also an interesting story. The Hertz

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Djevara redux – punk metal band stripped to the bare acoustic essentials

One of the heaviest, punk/metal bands I know stripped down to its bare acoustic essentials I first heard about Djevara WAY, way back in the last millennium, when I was a part of an originals band called Zothique. In the

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Shameful Behaviour – good old honest Heavy Metal from London

Introducing Shameful Behaviour London based heavy metal band Sometimes the source of inspiration for a blog post is something heard on unsigned radio, other times, it is a recommendation from a friend, or a band member posts about their band

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I need your help deciding which unsigned band track to play on the radio

I need your help please Which track by an unsigned artist should I play on the radio? I have been learning how to be a radio presenter on The Voice North Devon. This is a digital station based (obviously) in

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Album review – Songs 4 U – by Doozer McDooze

Songs 4 U – by Doozer McDooze Album of songs chosen by winning ebay bidders This blog is about two separate stories revolving around one album The first story is about Doozer McDooze, folk punk singer songwriter from Southend in

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Strange but nice idea, give your used strings to needy musicians in the third world.

Who needs strings? weneedstrings.com What an interesting idea, it has never occurred to me because I don’t play guitar, but apparently a lot of guitarists will change all their strings routinely on a regular basis. I started thinking about this

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Bandcamp – putting the artist first – make money from music sales

Bandcamp puts the artist first make money from your music sales It is my policy with this blog to avoid telling you about things that will end up costing you money in your band. Especially money up front in return

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Musobox free online directory for musicians

Introducing Musobox online directory for musicians I friend of mine on Facebook is involved with this site which has been set up fairly recently. Musobox is for musicians to showcase their talents, helping them to form or join bands, or to

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Guitars on the Beach | Lyme Regis

Guitars on the Beach | Lyme Regis. WHAT / WHERE? At  5:00 pm on Saturday, September 7th 2,000 guitarists or more will be gathering on Lyme Regis front beach to attempt a new UK record for the largest number of

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