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REVIEW: Van Dyke Plymouth book review

REVIEW: Van Dike Plymouth book review

There are many revered nightclubs and bars that have been celebrated for a historic performance or night of celebration from years past. I’m thinking of The 100 Club/ The Marquee London, Rock City Nottingham, Hacienda Manchester or even The Birdcage…

REVIEW: Studio 68! Live At The 100 Club

REVIEW: Studio 68! Live At The 100 Club

The hallowed walls of London’s 100 Club have showcased some of the hottest acts the world has seen, those releasing material recorded from the sweatbox include London mod kings The Action and Birmingham’s finest The Move, continuing in this hallowed…

REVIEW: The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys

REVIEW: The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys

‘I think it’s the heart that you put into what you’re doing that’s important. Each member of the Beach Boys puts their whole heart and soul’ Dennis Wilson, ‘We were really an accident, but a good accident.’ Al Jardine,  ‘There’s…

REVIEW: Love Trails Festival 2023

Arriving on site to the rolling hills situated at the Weobley Castle, Gower, with endless fields dotted with sheep, leading out onto the setting sun over the ocean- I knew this festival was going to be something special. A beautiful…

REVIEW: '79 The Mod Revival - Garry Bushell book

REVIEW: ’79 The Mod Revival – Garry Bushell book

The Mod revival period of the late 70’s going through to the mid 80’s helped many woman and man touch various tailor-made pieces of cloth in various changing colours including wearing bowling shoes, ten pin alleys were never as popular…

LIVE: Nozstock Festival 2019

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley Festival opened it’s doors for the 21st time this 18-21st July. Nestled in a Herefordshire valley, it started as a small family gathering for their fellow farmer neighbours and still manages to retain a small and…

ALBUM: Christine and the Queens – Chris

Héloïse Letissier takes on another persona for Christine and the Queens’ second album, Chris. Addressing gender and identity with a resurged 80’s groove, this album is a clear sign of the times. From the go, ‘Comme Si’ addresses the current…

EP: Fizzy Blood – ‘Pink Magic’

Rating: Following a summer of festivals, Leeds quintet, Fizzy Blood, will release their third EP, Pink Magic on 14 September. Announced early August, Fizzy Blood celebrated the news of Pink Magic with the unveiling of ‘Strangers’, a dark, sultry vibe to their…

LIVE: Ash, Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Yorkshire, 13.08.18

Rating: With support from the brilliant Brand New Friend, fresh off the release of their debut album Seatbelts for Aeroplanes, Ash at Hebden Trades Club was a riotous occasion. A cacophony of loud guitars, screaming fans and sweat-drenched t-shirts. Symbolically…