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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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Us – the band and Paul Gates

Introducing US – the band and singer Paul Gates I have known Paul Gates since not long after I moved to Ilfracombe. He was in one of the first bands I saw playing at The Chill Bar, at open mic

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Forever Atlantis – North Devon experimental post-hardcore

Introducing Forever Atlantis hard rockers from Devon One of many bands on the new unsigned compilation album “Good To Go – No Dramas“ that I reviewed previously. Forever Atlantis are one of three projects featuring Joe Hicks that have tracks

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Eject Pilot Eject – pop/rock from South Wales

This is another band that came to me via a comment in this blog. I delete hundreds of spam comments every week, with only a handful of genuine comments, so it is really important to me to check out every

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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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My Remorse Code – Chicago rockers

Introducing female fronted alt rock band “My Remorse Code” I do love a girlie vocal over frenetic drumming and shredding guitars. Come on, who doesn’t. As long as she doesn’t overdo it and start screaming. Well not too much anyway.

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Lemonhaze – here’s a surprise, it’s a band!

Introducing Lemonhaze and learning something new in the process. When I discover a new band that I like, my first reaction is to Google the name and try to find out more about them so that I can tell you.

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I’m No Chessman – This Medicine e.p.

Introducing I’m No Chessman and “This Medicine” e.p. Alternative/Grunge/Metal ? from Bournemouth Sorry, I am always a teeny bit uncertain and indeed dissatisfied with the whole concept of genres; I think we all are, but it must be accepted that

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Jann Klose – Grammy nomination for “Mosaic”

Stunning 2nd Album up for two Grammys   Jann Klose first came to my attention about four years ago when I saw him play a small club in the UK. His soaring vocals, inventive melodies and finely crafted lyrics stood

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Defy All Reason – versatile rockers from Wales

Wrexham rockers defy pigeonholing The third band that stood out from my last session listening to XRP radio was Defy All Reason. The track played was noticeably Southern Rock, but I have been digging a bit deeper via their Soundcloud page where

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