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Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday ‘Vol. 1’

This week, it’s the turn of one of the best supergroups there ever was, and probably ever will be This week, we look at the The Travelling Wilburys, and their first album, ‘Vol. 1’. This band were probably one of the best rock groups of the 80’s, and they had one of the best band lineups of all time. The band was made up of some of the biggest artists… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Stone Roses’

The decade that changed everything We’ve had one Mancunian 80’s giant, so why not have another, this time, it’s the turn of the Stone Roses. From ‘Scarborough Fair’ melodies and catchy guitar riffs, The Roses managed to put together one hell of an album, which similar to last weeks ‘Double Fantasy’, was at first a bit of a flop, but ‘Stone Roses’ is now regarded as one of the most… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Double Fantasy’

The decade that changed everything This album was at first badly received, and then the events of December 1980 changed it all. Lennon had just came back from a 5 year musical break, and he had been inspired to begin to write again, not only by the birth of his son, and the encouragement of his wife, Yoko Ono, but also by the events of a trip to Bermuda, where… Keep Reading

Live

Sly Antics Live at The Bread Shed

An epic night to launch an epic single at The Bread Shed Sly Antics welcomed support from Circus and Sylvette as they launched new song, ‘Sunday Fear’ Their first show of 2018 went down a treat, from fan favourites, to their new song, ‘B-side’ and of course, the already much loved, ‘Sunday Fear’, Sly Antics gave everything they had to deliver one hell of a set. The night was kicked… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Meat Is Murder’

New Month, New Era. It’s the decade that changed pretty much everything It’s an obvious choice who goes first for the 80’s, it’s Manc giants, The Smiths The Smiths were arguably one of the biggest bands in the world that the 80’s spawned, and one of the most influential bands of all time. From the distinct, one of a kind vocals of Morrissey, to the utter genius that is Johnny… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘All Things Must Pass’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at George Harrison, and his first release after the break-up of The Beatles, in the week which would have been his 75th Birthday. ‘All Things Must Pass’ was released just months after the break-up of The Beatles, however, it wasn’t George’s first solo album, as he had already… Keep Reading

New Releases

New Music Wild Fruit Art Collective ‘Fabric’

Liverpudlian 4 piece, Wild Fruit Art Collective release new single  Nearly a year after the release of ‘Under The Hooves’, WFAC are back, and better than ever At a time where grunge rock is coming back into popularity amongst teens, it’s songs like this that make grunge what it is. The careless attitudes and the ability to combine heavy rhythm with light lead are what really make this song what… Keep Reading

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New Music: Sly Antics ‘Sunday Fear’

After an amazing year, Sly Antics are kicking off 2018 with the release of a new single Their winter tour is over, but Sly Antics are eager to get back at it, with the release of ‘Sunday Fear’  It was a busy end to 2017 for Mancunian three-piece Sly Antics, but they are not going to let that stop them from pushing on and getting their fabulous noise heard by… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Paranoid’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at the band that brought Metal to the masses, Black Sabbath, and their second album, ‘Paranoid’  Amongst the many things that the 70’s spawned, Black Sabbath are probably one of the biggest successes of this wonderful era. From the massive riffs that came from Tony Iommi, to the… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday: Frank Zappa ‘Apostrophe (‘)’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at the Jazz-Rock genius, Frank Zappa, and his 1974 ‘ Apostrophe (‘)’  album, which probably comes under ‘everything in-between’. This album is possibly the most famous of the drug hating genius that was Frank Zappa, and features some of his best, and most well known songs, for which Zappa fused… Keep Reading

Live

The Blinders – Deaf Institute, Manchester

A truly astonishing night with a more astonishing crowd  From spoken word to psychedelic riffs, there was nothing left out in the midst of the energy After truly fantastic support from, ‘Lyerr’ and ‘Strange Bones’ then a short John Cooper-Clarke style poetry section before The Blinders put Doncaster on the music map as they charged into their highly energetic set, and their first song ‘Gotta Get Through’, they then went… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday -‘Electric Warrior’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything inbetween This week we are looking at T-Rex, and their 1971 ‘Electric Warrior’ album This album marked the rise of Glam Rock, which was later to become one of the biggest genres of the 70’s, with T-Rex, Bowie, and Lou Reed being some of the many artists who are most famous for being… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday With The Kinks ‘Village Green’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. This week we look at mod god’s The Kinks The Kinks left a huge mark on British music history throughout the 60’s, with hits like ‘You Really Got Me’, ‘Waterloo Sunset’, and ‘All Day And All Of The Night’. However, it was their lesser known albums and songs where the real Kinks gems were found, especially… Keep Reading

New Releases

NEW MUSIC: Puppet Theory ‘Drifting’

In the age of the synth, Puppet Theory show others how it should be done with their recent single, ‘Drifting’. A song that starts off slow and relaxed soon builds and turns into a loud, energetic indie gem. Manchester based 4 piece Puppet Theory really show off their talents with this song, and you can tell that they’ve knocked the ball out of the park before the song even hits… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday: ‘Sunshine Superman’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. This week we look at Britain’s answer to Bob Dylan This week for Throwback Thursday, it is the turn of Scottish folk legend, Donovan Leitch. Throughout the 60’s, he was referred to by the press as Britain’s answer to fellow folk legend, Bob Dylan. Some say that Dylan was much better than Donovan, however, for me… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. This week we look at the band that were destined for drug fuelled stardom instantly. This week, we will be looking at Pink Floyd’s debut album, ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, which was the album that started everything for Floyd, and nobody could have imagined what was to come in the next few years.… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Revolver’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. For the first Throwback Thursday of January, we are going to the 1960’s, and who else but The Beatles. We couldn’t do the 60’s without mentioning one of the greatest bands to ever grace a stage, and a recording studio. This week we focus on their 1966 album, ‘Revolver’. From great music, to groundbreaking recording techniques,… Keep Reading

Interviews

Anhedonia Talk About New EP

After the release of their EP, and after a phenomenal launch night, Anhedonia spoke to us about the experience.  We sat down with singer, Ben Kirton, of Indie Rock band Anhedonia to discuss influences, their new EP, and a few other things to get to know the band better. So Ben, Anhedonia have recently announced their new EP, ‘Ride It Out’, where did the band get their influences for the… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Buddy Holly’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. For the last Throwback Thursday of December, we look at one of the worlds most influential artists when it comes to Rock’n’Roll, Buddy Holly, and his self titled 1958 album. Buddy was one of the biggest influences to some of the biggest artists in Rock’n’Roll history, such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, and… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. We couldn’t leave the 50’s without mentioning the blues,  one considered by many to be one of the ‘fathers of Blues’, Howlin’ Wolf, and his debut album ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’.  This album was actually a compilation album, made up of songs which were previously released as singles by Chess Records, and all songs bar ‘Forty-Four’… Keep Reading

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