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… 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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2014 an exciting year ahead

Looking forward to the new year already 2013 has been a bit of a rubbish year for me personally. Apart from the rapid growth of this blog from my first tentative posts in spring to the current level of over

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Yazzy Chamberlain 3 Kisses

Album review I wrote about Yazzy Chamberlain previously, although not in much detail. I observed the interesting fact that here in North Devon we have at least two child prodigies (Kiera Osment being the other) both 14 year old girls,

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Billy Brown – Charity Single for Teenage Cancer Trust

Cover of “Police And Thieves” set for release 25th November Links to download sites here Billy Brown, who I have written about before in this blog, is a tireless campaigner for unsigned musicians, and an all round good guy. So

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Jax – Top tip for the top

If there was any justice in the world…. Well we all know there isn’t, but nevertheless, this is a lady who the A&R people ought to be fighting over. Jackie Gibbins “Jax” is a phenomenal talent, who is just set right

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Bombskare – 9 piece explosive Ska -from Scotland

Check out Bombskare, from Edinburgh Here’s how I discovered this band. One of my biggest favourite bands right now is Tankus The Henge, and the other day I happened to “like” a Facebook post by them, whereupon Facebook decided to

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Sam Dowden – sublime guitarist singer songwriter from Devon

Introducing Sam Dowden Another one from my local area and again someone who I have been meaning to see live, meaning to check out, meaning to write about, and yet just haven’t got round to it until now. North Devon

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Lionstar reggae/rock/blues from Devon

An eclectic blend of genres Lionstar are another band playing at the Landmark theatre’s Sunwest festival. They are based in Holsworthy in Devon. Sadly, I won’t be able to see them because they are on stage from 3.00 when my radio

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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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Live gig reviews – Landmark Beer Festival 2013

Review of the Landmark Beer Festival 2013 3rd – 6th May The Landmark Pavilion Ilfracombe The Landmark beer festival is an annual event that takes place at Ilfracombe’s iconic Landmark Theatre. The bands perform in the Pavilion; a 250 capacity circular venue

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