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Julian Langer – a darker shade of folk

North Devon’s Julian Langer Folk with a bit of an edge. Not that Julian’s music is all sombre or moody but without a doubt there is depth to these tunes. Even on a track like “Penny” which has a rather

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Scott Xander Linn – New official video release

Official video for “Six Feet Under The Bar” Scott Xander Linn, & The Broken Bottles, released this official video for their song “Six Feet Under The Bar” yesterday (12th November) I am strongly reminded of Bob Dylan, The Levellers, and

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Scott Xander Linn & the Broken Bottles

Folk rock blues from North Devon Coming up soon at my local festival. The Landmark Theatre has regular festivals throughout the year. October’s event is called The Folk and Cider festival, although they’ve promised to have at least some ale for

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Daniel Adam – Art rock from North Devon

Singer songwriter Daniel Adam is English but he’s also doing rather well in America I just happened to spot a post from him on Facebook saying how the analytics on Soundcloud showed he had more fans in America than the

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Black Dogs win record contract at Unsigned rock fest

Just a little update for you regarding the Unsigned Rock Festival hosted by Dr John’s Rock Surgery at the Old Bus Station, Barnstaple. Of the many bands that played the weekend Black Dogs came away from the gig with a

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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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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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North Devon community radio seeks local unsigned artists

The Voice North Devon seeks local unsigned bands planning a gig (or gigs) to spotlight the new FM switch on For some time now local North Devon radio station The Voice has championed the local live music scene and features live sessions

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