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new artist : DJ Marfox : Lisbon based DJ/producer with brilliant electronic twist on modern African rhythms"
DK Marfox is a Portuguese DJ and producer who marries the many traditions into a music that skips and jumps around hypnotic beats that mark him out as one of the prime producer/DJ voices on the current scene. Tapping into that stunning African heritage of rhythm but with the pulsating electronics of the now, DJ Marfox is part of a new breed of DJs who utilise an African spin to their music that is reverbeteing around the favela like ghettos of Lisbon.
Therapy : Nottingham : Live Review"
But I’m wrong. When Messrs Cairns, Cooper and McKeegan (does that make them sound like a firm of solicitors?) stroll on stage at the decidedly sober time of 8:30, the audience are already on the verge of losing their shit. Somehow the band sense this and with a brief ‘Good Evening Nottingham!’ they tear them a new one by ripping straight into new album “Disquiet’s” rattling atonal opener “Still Hurts”. The crowd deliver on their promise almost immediately and from here on in, there’s simply no let up.
Membranes announce special Manchester album launch gig in June with Evil Blizzard"
The Membranes will play a special gig at Manchester’s Deaf Institute on Friday June 19th. It’s the Membranes album launch for ‘Dark Matter/Dark Energy’ The night will be a celebration of northern underground music and will have many special guests especially the brilliant Evil Blizzard and others to be announced. There will also be […]
John Doran author of the brilliant ‘Jolly Lad’ gives us a youtube 20 track playlist"
John Doran’s Jolly Lad Is A Memoir About Drink, Drugs, Madness & Redemption
Here author John Doran offers a YouTube playlist as an insight into his new book and as example of how – even when he’s specifically asked not to write about music – he can’t really help himself.
Marc Almond @ The Pavillion, New Brighton – live review"
Marc Almond The Floral Pavillion, New Brighton Thursday 16th April 2015 If you stand on the New Brighton sea front and look north across the open expanse of the Mersey estuary you will just see the outskirts of Southport, the home town of Marc Almond; as the crow flies it’s about 7-8miles – Marc Almond […]