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From the blog

Later… with Jools Holland tonight !

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Later… with Jools Holland. Tonight BBC2 11.15pm featuring Michael Chapman. Michael plays The Adelphi on Tuesday night (25th April). Doors 8.00pm. Pay on the door. Joining Jools on the second show of the 50th series is the pop star of the moment, Ed Sheeran, who returns to the show for[…]

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Straight out of Coventry

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From time to time you come across a new artist who looks like they are to achieve something, occasionally you get to hear something that makes you believe you are witnessing the early history of an iconic artist. Welcome Jordan Mackampa, straight out of Coventry, and already causing a massive[…]

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Cold Comfort Lane

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Holy Moly, they’re back and with an album of new songs… www.folkradio.co.uk reports… Watch the new video from seven-piece “gypsy-folk-rock” band Holy Moly & The Crackers. Cold Comfort Lane is released on 7th April, their first single from their forthcoming new album (date to be announced). Written by Rosie Bristow[…]

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Totally Mesmeric

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The musical collaboration of Michael Chapman and Ehud Banai may not seem like an obvious coupling, except for the fact that Michael Chapman has for some years now been pushing his musical envelope in all directions, embracing many genres of music some for the first time, and Ehud Banai cut his[…]

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Showcasing the fringes of contemporary independent music

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Tombed Visions Records is a Manchester based cassette label specialising in sound art, ambient music, experimental electronics and improvisation. All releases are limited edition and packaged with care, combining a love of graphic design, photography, typography with the wondrous sounds released. The Quietus named Tombed Visions their tape label of[…]

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– Blank – ing Awesome

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“Awesome every time.” — LA Weekly “The Blank Tapes sound like the Archies if Lou Reed had written their songs.” — The New Yorke THE BLANK TAPES is the moniker of Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist, Matt Adams, who has produced over a dozen albums of 1960’s inspired folk-rock-surf-psych-soul-pop on Volcom,[…]

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As good as it gets…

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“Bill Hicks, Hunter S. Thompson and Joe Strummer all rolled into one” Philadelphia Weekly “One-man Tarantino flick: loud, vicious, luridly hilarious, gleefully and deeply offensive” Village Voice Hamell on Trial Ed Hamell of Hamell on Trial is one of the most exciting and brilliant songwriters to come our way in years.[…]

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Senseless Things Warm Up at The Adelphi

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Smash It Up are beyond excited to announce a fantastic coup for Hull in its City of Culture year. Following the announcement of their one-off reunion show at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire, 90s indie punk rockers SENSELESS THINGS, decided they’d like to do a warm up for that very special[…]

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