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Switchstance by Philtrum

Review ofTrack 6 of Journey Through Genres from XRP Radio Switchstance is two and three quarter minutes of frenetic drumming, power riffs, and punk vocals, from Kent based punk trio Philtrum. Philtrum have a Bandcamp page (with a single “Permanent” featuring

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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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Sound Of The Sirens – revisited

South West Music Awards nominations New album coming – “Long Way Down” 3 become 2 Sound of the Sirens began as a three piece featuring 3 girls, 2 guitars, and a stomp box. However this year, stop boxer Lisa had

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Littermouth – Alternative art rock from Cornwall

Introducing Littermouth from Bude I get about 50 spam comments a day on this blog. It isn’t a big problem. The filter catches most of them, and I just have to be careful not to throw out the baby with

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Naomi – Idyllic instrumental band

Melodic and gentle music from Exeter Joe Robertson, drummer with Naomi, responded to a post on Facebook that I put, asking for bands to play on my radio show. I was especially after Devon bands since it is a North

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Propeller by Grice – Hungersleep records

Ethereal, classical, artful, indefinable; a masterpiece of unclassifiable music. Propeller by Grice. I did a foolish thing; I asked in some local muso groups on Facebook, if there were any artists who would like me to play their tunes on my

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Syndrome – experimental progressive alternative rock

Colourful Cows – Syndrome No, it’s not an illness but the latest e.p. from Alt-electro band Syndrome from …. well, it’s a bit hard to say where, for sure, actually. The website is  www.syndrome.nu which I have seen used for Dutch

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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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