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Ian Brown Xmas homecoming live review – by John Robb"
Ian Brown is the messiah here. He is thoroughbred northern- a rugby league not rugby union northerner- who represents a freedom and escape from the rainy day without leaving it behind.
Captain Beefheart RIP, a tribute to a genius – by John Robb"
the genius of Captain Beefheart celebrated
New Blood 7, The Phantom Band – by Vic Galloway"
(if you like this please twitter it of put it up on your Facebook…also please leave a comment…) Contrary to the received opinion there’s been a lot of great music this year. the death of creativity has been grossly exaggerated. BBC Radio One’s Vic Galloway certainly thinks so. His recent top 75 on his show […]
Adam Ant – by John Robb"
(if you like this please twitter it of put it up on your Facebook…also please leave a comment…) This a story of a musical legend, the last of the punk rockers, a glam rock genius, a virtuoso pop star attempting a long awaited comeback with an ever increasing series of sporadic gigs in London. Adam […]
2 7Â²s clash, part 2 of an epic diary of the punk years – by Mick Middles"
Mick Middles (whose books on the Stone Roses and many others are well worth seeking out on Amazon) was the key documenter of Manchester music in the punk years. He watched as the city took punk and turned it into post punk. he was there for the growing pains of the Fall, Joy Division, Buzzcocks […]