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My Top Five Albums Of 2012

5/ Richard Hawley ‘Standing At The Sky’s Edge’ It would have been easy for Richard Hawley to follow the highly acclaimed ‘Cole’s Corner’ and ‘Lady’s Bridge’ with more of the same. After all, his warm & classic sound has certainly earned … Continue reading

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2009: My Top Ten Albums

10/ The Cribs – Ignore The Ignorant Thought you knew The Cribs? That outspoken Wakefield trio who regularly dish up indie pop. Well revolution was afoot with album number four. Thanks to the help of the legendary Johnny Marr, the … Continue reading

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2009: My Top 10 Singles

10/ ‘Ignorance’ – Paramore: ‘Misery Business’ with different lyrics. Good harmless fun. 9/ ‘Sweet Disposition’ – The Temper Trap: The best U2 song in years. 8/ ‘Juggernauts’ – Enter Shikari:  Best Mike Skinner impression of 2009. 7/ ‘Daniel’ – Bat … Continue reading

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LiveTheScene.com – The Eastpak Antidote Tour 2009 @ Leeds Refectory 17/10/09

There’s always something unsettling about corporate sponsored tours. You can’t help but feel a degree of cynicism that it’s just a big brand trying to cash in on the young market. However with a strong line up – despite the … Continue reading

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Leeds Festival 2009 @ Bramham Park 28 / 29 / 30th August 2009

Let’s be honest, Leeds 2008, as good as it was musically, weather-wise was a complete washout. After so many years of glorious sun and more importantly, dry camping, the streak was ended with horrible downpours that inevitably saw me on … Continue reading

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Alexisonfire ‘Old Crows / Young Cardinals’

“We are not the kids we used to be. Stop wishing for yesterday”. You can’t accuse Canada’s best export,  St Catherine’s quintet Alexisonfire, of not being direct as any subtlety is clearly lost on the chorus of opener ‘Old Crows’, … Continue reading

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