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Not Long Until Embrace Kick-off Their ‘The Good Will Out’ Tour

EMBRACE celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album, THE GOOD WILL OUT, with a ten date UK tour in March next year, including a prestigious show at the London Roundhouse, playing their seminal album in full. Released in 1998, THE GOOD WILL OUT became one of the fastest selling debut albums by a British artist, certified Gold on the day of release and charting at #1 in the UK… Keep Reading

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Razorlight return, to Manchester Apollo, with a new album and lineup.

Johnny Borrell brings a new line up and a renewed vigour to Razorlights self imposed Exile, with aperformane that tore back the years. British Britpop/indie rockers Razorlight return from their long-imposed exile to play the sold-out Manchester Ritz, all the old hits where there mixed in amid their latest offering. There are two support bands this evening first up is Fetiche, French rock band, unfortunately for me they where lost… Keep Reading

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Shed Seven Deliver A Nostalgic and Powerful Performance At Castlefield Bowl.

Shed Seven roll back the years with their biggest headline gig. Arriving at the venue 15 minutes before The Twang where due to open up the evenings proceedings, to find out that the band where on stage and well into their set, with very short notice all set times had been brought forward. I did get the chance to watch them perform, “Either way” and the ever so catchy “Drinking… Keep Reading

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Embrace, Manchester Ritz

Embrace lay down a classic evening of Britpop favourites whilst showcasing their new Album “Love is a Basic need”. On a night where ’90s nostalgia hung in the air. Support this evening is EEVAH (Nicole Hope Smith), supported by Embraces Richard McNamara, Eevah has a dark and broody vocal style, a depth of sound that hopefully bodes well for the future, “Cant Breathe” is her latest offering and is well… Keep Reading

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DMA’s, Leeds Arena + Interview

Leeds arena plays host to Aussie three-piece, DMA’s, as the band deliver their signature sound to a bouncing crowd… Walking on stage in their true, laid back fashion, if you’ve not seen the DMA’s before it would easy to assume that their set would be just as laid back…. …. And, If you were watching the band for the first time you’d be forgiven for taking a step back as… Keep Reading

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Shed Seven Announce First Studio Album In 16 + UK Tour!

Shed Seven have announced news of their first studio album in 16 years alongside their biggest ever UK tour. The band, who have several hit albums and 16 top 40 singles including the likes of ‘Chasing Rainbows’, ‘Disco Down’, ‘Going for Gold’, ‘On Standby’, ‘She Left Me on Friday’ and ‘Getting Better’ will be returning to the studio this spring to record the highly anticipated new album, which will be… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft, O2 Arena, London

The former Verve frontman thrills under the Docklands big top with material new and old. An awful lot of bad things have happened this year. Richard Ashcroft’s ‘These People’ album and the subsequent tour promoting it were not either of those things. I’ll be honest and say that I don’t own a single recorded work by Richard Ashcroft; either as a solo artist or from when he was fronting The… Keep Reading

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Kula Shaker Celebrate 20th Anniversary of ‘K’ With UK December Tour

They will play ‘K’ in full for the first time 2016 marks 20 years since Kula Shaker exploded into the UK Britpop Scene with their million selling debut album K.  Their brand of  rock with an esoteric mix of psychedelic riffs and ideas, full of Eastern mysticism and full-tilt performances made them the most unique (often termed eccentric) of the Brit Pop bands in the Nineties.   2016 has seen… Keep Reading

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The Revolution Is Here… Again!

The vinyl revival has taken another leap forward with Tesco starting to sell LPs for for the first time in its history. From this weekend a limited range of vinyl albums, by artists ranging from Elvis to George Ezra, will go on the shelves of Britain’s biggest supermarket as it tries to cash in on the comeback of record players. After losing out to CDs, downloads and live streaming, vinyl… Keep Reading

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