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Throwback Thursday – FOTF Singles of 2018

This week is the turn of the singles. It’s been a great year for music, so this weeks Throwback Thursday remembers the singles released in 2018. We have picked out the top five best singles which were released since January, and put them together in the following article, in no particular order, and a list of honourable mentions. 1- Jack White – Over and Over and Over It was a… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’

We’ve hit the Noughties, so who else but Arctic Monkeys This week, we look at their 2nd album, ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’ A year after their highly successful debut album, ‘Whatever People Say…’ Arctic Monkeys got back in the studio, and recorded their first number 1 album. Despite the album selling around 100,000 copies less then their debut, this album went straight in at number 1 in the UK charts, and… Keep Reading

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Rock Werchter 2018 Adds Vince Staples, Jack Johnson, Fever Ray, Angus & Julia Stone And Many More

One of the most revered festivals in Europe, Rock Werchter 2018 has announced another stunning wave of acts for the July weekender. Since its inception in 1975, Werchter’s festival park has become a beacon for contemporary music and history-defining live performances, and 2018 promises to be yet another landmark festival experience.Mastermind behind sensational rap classics such as ‘Norf Norf’ and ‘Big Fish’, Vince Staples will be heading to Rock Werchter,… Keep Reading

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Arctic Monkeys Lead The Second Wave Of Acts For Flow Festival

One of the most beloved and requested rock bands of today, Arctic Monkeys will release their long-awaited sixth album after a lengthy hiatus. Known for their clever, satirical lyrics and their ability to combine surprising instruments and styles, yet still keeping their remarkable style, Arctic Monkeys will be the must-see at Flow Festival this year. Since their Mercury prize-winning debut album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’,… Keep Reading

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Hastings Fat Tuesday – Unplugged Saturday

Hastings Fat Tuesday; the first festival event of the year for me and the one I look forward to with hope and anticipation watching bands be creative in their sound, playing unplugged. Hastings Fat Tuesday has been running 9 years now and bands are queuing up to play on one of the days with this year being no different. Spread over 16 venues across Hasting Old Town there are 200… Keep Reading

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Arctic Monkeys

Sheffield, England’s Arctic Monkeys began when teenaged neighbors Alex Turner and Jamie Cook received guitars for Christmas 2001; soon, the pair was rehearsing with school friends Andy Nicholson (bass) and Matt Helders (drums). They began playing locally in mid-2003 and soon began handing out CD-R demos to fans, who took it upon themselves to file-share the songs. This in turn bolstered Arctic Monkeys’ fan base, which was further consolidated when… Keep Reading

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Pay For That Mutha F**ker Record…

Well – You Were All Told! Salford Has A Lot To Answer For… Dr John Cooper Clarke Is One Of Them! When it comes to lyrical masters like Alex Turner and John Cooker Clarke, the final result is never gonna be more than a gnat’s whisker away from musical perfection! As proven here in “I Wanna Be Yours”  Such a tune!… John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 28th Feb…

1966, Police were called after over a 100 music fans barricaded themselves inside Liverpool’s Cavern Club to protest at the clubs closure. The club had run up debts of over £10,000. 1970, Led Zeppelin played a gig in Copenhagen as The Nobs after Eva Von Zeppelin a relative of the airship designer threatened to sue if the family name was used in Denmark. 1970, Simon and Garfunkel started a six… Keep Reading

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