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Jekyll – Indie rock from Blackpool

Actually they’re from Thornton Cleveleys to be specific. It comes to something when on the 3rd of Jan you make a note to write an article about a band and it is the 12th of Feb before you make a

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Anti X-Factor Christmas songs

Why I am against the alternative Christmas No 1 campaigns Please don’t get me wrong, I despise X-Factor. I am still trying to put into words the reasons why it is so badly wrong, because there is almost nothing worse

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Helghyer –

Lyrical mystical folk with a Cornish flavour Helghyer is a singer songwriter originally from Kernow, now based in Berkshire. Her music and lyrics are influenced by her Celtic roots but not in the stereotypical fiddles and bodhrans and shamrocks sense.

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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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Sunday Skyclub debut E.P. I Like Songs

Light Indie from Exeter, Devon Another band that responded to my request, on Facebook, for more Devon bands was Sunday Skyclub. Band member George, sent me a message via email with a couple of links, and added, “having just been

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Carnivala! – Good sound but an even better image

Exeter’s most stylish band? The phrase “style over substance” is almost invariably wielded as a criticism.¬†You think of an entity like Jedward, and shudder at the very fact that two utterly talent-less so called “singers” can enjoy a career on

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Auction For The Promise Club

Female fronted pop/rock/indie from Cornwall It’s about time I wrote something about this band. I can’t even remember when I first heard of them. It could have been via XRP radio, or it could easily have been John Forster. It

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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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Empire Affair: classy alt-pop-indie band from Bournemouth

Great songs, AND proactive marketing Empire Affair have the right package. There have been innumerable brilliant bands that have failed to achieve any significant success, and there are many awful bands in the charts right now. Often the only difference

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The Relics keeping up Liverpool’s reputation for fantastic music

Merseyside can still churn out great bands The Relics are a fine example of that fact (Not that anybody is likely to be surprised about it of course) I’ve been drifting a bit again with this blog; not really getting

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