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Billy Bragg One Step Forward, Two Steps Back tour Fiddlers, Bristol 10th,11th,12th July 2019 Billy Bragg brings his three-night career retrospective to Bristol, Elfyn Griffith lasts the course. Michael Brumby takes the photos. ‘What fucking times we live in!’ exclaims Billy Bragg five songs into this Bristol-leg of his three-night retrospective, the One Step Forward […]
To celebrate his 45th birthday. Boca 45 (Scott Hendy) today releases a new album. Titled ‘Four Five’ the album sees Hendy on top form creating his usual mixture of intelligent and soulful hip-hip / funk / soul. Simon Tucker caught up with Scott to talk about the new album, the history of Boca 45 and […]
PP Arnold – Louder Than War Interview. With a new solo on the horizon Matt Mead interviews the well loved soul singer
LA-based electronic artist The Bloody Beetroots catches up with Louder Than War ahead of his forthcoming tour.
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Wayne AF goes all techno rave to the new sound of Manchester dance that harks back to The Hacienda / Sankeys days. Massive!
Various Artists – No One’s Little Girls (Grow Your Own) Vinyl/CD/DL Out now Grow Your Own Records gathered together 16 acts from across the DIY punk and alternative music spectrum demonstrating the diversity of women led bands on today’s underground scene, while at the same time raising money for grassroots women’s charities. Louder Than War’s […]
Album Review Four Candles: Nettle Rash (German Shepherd) CD / DL Grotesque Grudgeful Art-Rock band from Salford who ‘Spit on the BBC’… third album of beauty and anger. For Fans Of… Public Image, The Fall, The Pop Group, the Cravats, Poison Girls, difficult music, but with a heart. (I do hate putting ‘For Fans Of…’ as […]