Tag: live music

… 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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Saint Of Sin – Live Review

Saints of Sin Hair metal Chill Bar Ilfracombe Sat 18th Jan 2014 We interrupt this ongoing track-by-track review of XRP radio album to bring you news of an incredibly good young hair metal band from Southampton. From a chance text

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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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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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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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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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Yazzy yet another child prodigy in North Devon

Young singer/songwriter Yazzy from N. Devon Appearing at Sunwest on Saturday 24th August I have been going slowly through the line up for Sunwest, trying to find out a bit more about the bands that are playing. The festivals at

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Moulettes – Alt folk from Glastonbury England

Introducing Moulettes from Glastonbury Female led alternative folk with prog leanings It is often a daunting task to write these articles, when I discover a band that I really like, and then discover that the band has an extensive history

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Jann Klose original GUBIC artist

Introducing Jann Klose Original GUBIC artist from the USA This is another of the eighty or so artists who sent me tracks for inclusion in the Get a Genuine Unsigned Band Into the Charts competition in 2010. Jann first came

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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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