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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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Tankus The Henge live gig review

Forgive me father for I have sinned It has been a week since my last blog. I have been wanting to write about this band for a while now, so there may well be a few posts in the next

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Badly Worn Toy – Surrogate Suns – update

One door closes, another opens Big developments for my own musical career At the start of 2013 I was in two bands. One was Surrogate Suns which I had been putting together for the previous six months and which I

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Indigo Child – Classic rock from the East Midlands.

Indigo Child I got told about this band by a friend on Facebook, by the name of Darren. He is an old fan of Led Zep Too and a good judge of music if ever there was one. I must

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New Messiahs – Are they my new favourite band?

They’re not the messiah, but they are a very good band! A four piece hailing from Doncaster/Barnsley. (Not Bethlehem)   Once again with thanks to Federal Radio for introducing me to this enthusiastically unfashionable (their own words) band. The New

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Bass desires – A story of coincidence

Bassically…. “Your manuscript is both good and original,” is a quote attributed to Dr. Samuel Johnson (although for the sake of accuracy it is worth pointing out that there is not one scrap of evidence that he ever said it).

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Prodigious artistic talent, Joe Inkpen

Joe Inkpen musician, composer, painter, and all art prodigy. http://www.joeinkpen.co.uk Presumably not his real name Joe proved his talents as a painter before studying for a BA in Commercial Music at Canterbury Christ Church University, graduating in 2009. Whilst at

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Spyplane – Acoustic loveliness from Canterbury

Another Federal radio favourite, Spyplane are from Canterbury, in the heart of the garden of England. It certainly bears fruit in some wonderful music and musicians. Spyplane can be an acoustic duo, or a band (which is known as Spyplane

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Sitting In My Room & Across The Pond – The Cream Tangerines (review)

Cream Tangerines songs reviews   Sitting in My Room   Ahh yes, just listening to Federal Radio and this came on. There had been a rather strange electronic track for which I removed my headphones. That caused me to miss

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