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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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Glastonbury Festival 2011

With its 40th Birthday celebrations in 2010 received as an undisputed success, the challenge for Michael and Emily Eavis this year was deliver something equally diverse and memorable, without the grand sense of occasion to fall back on. Friday 24th … Continue reading

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The 30 Day Song Challenge

Here’s the second part of my 30 Day Song Challenge I started a few posts back. Keep ’em: peeled for the third and final part which will appear sometime in the next month. Part 2 – Day 11 – 20 … Continue reading

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The 30 Day Song Challenge

So I recently completed the 30 Day Song Challenge on Facebook, but felt my choices required further explanation. So here’s what made my list. For those who know me, some of my selections will be obvious, but hopefully with a … Continue reading

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2010: My Top Ten Albums

2010 has been a great year for albums. And by great, I mean GREAT. Here are the 10 albums that have made this year unforgettable! Continue reading

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Leeds Festival 2010 – Thursday 26th + Friday 27th August

Festival reviews are always a test of endurance for even the most patient of writers, and anyone who knows me knows patience is not my best quality.  So this year to make it that little bit easier for me to … Continue reading

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The Gaslight Anthem @ Birmingham Academy 22/06/10

Support: Sharks, Twin Atlantic In just over three years since their debut ‘Sink Or Swim’, New Brunswick New Jersey’s The Gaslight Anthem have gone from a little known punk quartet, to a band on the very cusp of mainstream success. Back with … 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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Glastonbury 2009

Worthy Farm, 26th / 27th / 28th June 2009 Back with a more traditional line up after last year’s controversial offering, the daddy of all festivals promised legendary performances for 2009. Could it live up to such great expectations? Fifteen … Continue reading

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