Category: Live Music

Pubs, clubs, etc featuring live music.

… sod that; read this.

RIGHT, I was writing my first post in ages when……. It wasn’t going well. I’m sharing this computer with an eight year old girl who watches Barbie videos on YouTube. Not professional videos but videos of grown up women playing

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Saint Of Sin – Live Review

Saints of Sin Hair metal Chill Bar Ilfracombe Sat 18th Jan 2014 We interrupt this ongoing track-by-track review of XRP radio album to bring you news of an incredibly good young hair metal band from Southampton. From a chance text

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Loud Music makes people drink more booze

Tell the landlord Booking a gig? Don’t forget to remind them that it is a scientifically proven fact that loud music gets people to drink more beer. When I was in Led Zep Too, we played a regular gig on

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Unsigned rock festival Barnstaple August 2013 | My Ilfracombe

 Unsigned Rock Festival At the Old Bus Station, Barnstaple Saturdy August 10th and Sunday August 11th Unsigned rock festival Barnstaple August 2013 | My Ilfracombe.

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Funke and the Two Tone Baby incredible one man blues band

Introducing “Funke and the Two Tone Baby” One-man mechanical alt-blues band, from Kent (Funke pronounced funky) Well here’s a funny thing; there I was, doing my “work experience” bit at The Voice of North Devon radio station on Saturday (taking

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Unsigned rock festival Barnstaple August 2013

Unsigned Rock Festival @ The Old Bus Station Barnstaple Presented by Dr. John’s Rock Surgery August 10th and August 11th 2013 John Forster runs a radio show called Dr John’s Rock Surgery, which plays 100% unsigned bands. It has a

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Breaks Collective – Devon based hip-hop with a twist.

Introducing The Breaks Collective Hip-Hop with a twist, from Devon OK, a bit of background here. I don’t usually like hip-hop. When I set up the GUBIC competition I honestly assumed and expected that all the bands would be, broadly

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Progfathers – Genre tribute to the Golden age of Prog

Introducing “Progfathers” Genre tribute to Prog rock’s golden era I found out about this new band via a mail shot sent to subscribers to Pink Fraud’s mailing list. Pink Fraud were the first Pink Floyd tribute band I saw, and

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Unsigned bands PLEASE don’t pay to play

Please don’t pay to play your music It probably won’t benefit you and it will surely harm others I want to ask you to think very very carefully before you pay somebody for the dubious privilege of playing at their

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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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