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Throwback Thursday – Panic Prevention

Week 3 of The Noughties takes us to Jamie T Panic Prevention was the album that started off Jamie T’s wonderful career, and kicked off his immense fan base Jamie T has come a long way since the release of this album, and is highly successful. His music speaks to the youth, with relatable topics, and something that everybody can be familiar with in some way. His newest release, ‘Trick’,… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Consolers Of The Lonely’

Album number 2 for the noughties This week, it’s The Raconteurs’ second album, ‘Consolers Of The Lonely’. The Raconteurs was Jack White’s next project after the break-up of his last band,The White Stripes, who featured in the 90’s section of Throwback Thursday, and he brought together some fantastic musicians to put out two wonderful albums. The Raconteurs consisted of; Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler. Both Keeler… 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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Throwback Thursday: ‘Vauxhall and I’

The final week of the 90’s, so who else but Moz Love him, or loathe him, Morrissey was a key part of the 80’s and 90’s. From his successful career at the helm of The Smiths, to his equally successful solo career, Moz (or Morrissey for long) has always kept his music true to himself, and his 4th studio album, ‘Vauxhall and I’ showed this. By 1994, when this album… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘The White Stripes’

The most powerful duo in the world This week, it’s the turn of The White Stripes debut album The White Stripes formed in Detroit in the late 1990’s, and although relatively unknown by name, they have some of the most famous songs in the world. Especially with ‘Seven Nation Army’, and ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’. They combined Grunge Rock with Blues, and made something truly spectacular. This album… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘The Colour and The Shape’

This week, we look at one of the giants of the 90’s and 00’s This week it’s the turn of Foo Fighters, and their second album 1997 marked the release of the second Foo Fighters album, ‘The Colour and The Shape’, however, it was their first as a full band. Their self titled debut album was the work of frontman Dave Grohl, who did everything himself, but then realised, that… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Metallica (Black Album)’

This month, we look at the music of the 1990’s Although a day late, this weeks throwback looks at Metallica’s 1991 album This album is probably Metallica’s biggest, and best known album. It features some of their best known songs, and is probably one of the best Heavy Metal albums of all time. The album’s official name is ‘Metallica’, however, it is more commonly known as ‘The Black Album’. The… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday ‘Back In Black’

This weeks Throwback looks at Rock gods, AC/DC This album is probably the best AC/DC ever did, and contained one of history’s most recognisable riffs, that being the title track, ‘Back In Black’. The album came just a few years after the Aussie legends had began to make a name for themselves outside of Australia, and came after the success of their 6th Studio Album, ‘Highway To Hell’. It also… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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