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New Comments from real bands

Getting real feedback is the best thing Aah, it is such a thrill to open up my pending comments folder and discover that there are no less than FOUR genuine comments from real people today. True, I had to send a

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Lemonrock – UK gig and venue listing site

A superb tool for busy gigging bands I first encountered Lemonrock many years ago at around the time it took over another gig listings site based in the South West of England. Since then Lemonrock has gone from strength to

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Social media and music platforms

What sites do you need as an unsigned band? This is a very big subject and opinions differ wildly. However I am going to attempt to help a bit with some balanced and qualified opinions. This is most relevant to

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Clair Le Brocq and the Bordellos

Excellent , female fronted, blues band from Gloucester As I endeavour to add to this blog on a daily basis there are times when I struggle for the muse, and others when I am overwhelmed with material to write about.

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Hip Route – blues/rock three piece from Swindon

Sunwest festival act Hip Route Blues/Rock/Americana from Swindon Coming up after Yazzy at my local August bank holiday festival, Sunwest, is this great sounding blues/rock/country type band, with a good deal in common with Rosco Levee and Southern Slide and indeed

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Rosco Levee & Southern Slide country/blues/rock from Kent

Opening the Sunwest Festival on Friday night Rosco Levee, regular visitors to N. Devon from their base in Kent. I first heard of this band via a friend of mine from Ilfracombe. Leigh Wigg is a huge supporter of this

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Introducing Mozart’s Revolver – Folk Prog from the USA

Introducing Mozart’s Revolver a blend of Irish folk and progressive rock I was just about to write an article about a band called the Moulettes and I wanted to reference Mozart’s Revolver. As I began, I realised I haven’t told

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Album review – New Messiahs – Postcards From The Back Of Beyond

Album Review Postcards From The Back Of Beyond by: New Messiahs Regular readers will already know about New Messiahs because I have already introduced them and reviewed four tracks that they had previously released as an e.p. Here’s “Take The Long

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Captal – alternative indie rock from North Devon

Introducing Captal from Barnstaple I must explain something which regular readers will no doubt have worked out. Most of the time I am not so much introducing YOU to a band, but introducing myself. I hear a band on the

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MALF – eclectic music from London

Introducing MALF singer songwriter, with a professional touch on several levels I got a message from someone who looked familiar asking if he could send me a CD and would I listen to it and perhaps play it on the

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