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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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XRP Radio releases huge sampler compilation

Journey Through The Genres 61 Track sampler Album for just £7 on Bandcamp XRP radio is one of my favourite unsigned radio stations. Not just because they became symbiotic with GUBIC right from the start, but also because they maintain, to

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Nasty Little Lonely lo-fi alt punk from Bristol

Dirty, sleezy, noisy attitude From the capital of the SW One of four bands to comment on this blog asking if I would check them out.  “Nasty Little Lonely” are unlikely to appear on next years X-Factor or be played

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New Comments from real bands

Getting real feedback is the best thing Aah, it is such a thrill to open up my pending comments folder and discover that there are no less than FOUR genuine comments from real people today. True, I had to send a

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One Man Boycott

Bristol based pop punk with an alt folk flip side One Man Boycott is actually just one man. Joe Brewer, a singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist from Bristol. What’s the connection? I first heard of this artist as a result of

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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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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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Jean Cabbie and the Secret Admirer Society

Rock band from Puerto Rico I half expected to hear Spanish lyrics, when I checked out this band, but of course Puerto Rico is an “unincorporated territory” of the U.S.A. Although of course the island was Spanish for about 400

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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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Kalandra Celtic/Norse folk/rock from Liverpool

Introducing Kalandra – six piece folk blending Nordic and Celtic influences Another of two bands that stood out from yesterdays edition of the tagged show on XRP radio. Kalandra is a six-piece folk/rock band based in Liverpool. With members from Norway,

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