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FEATURE: (ACCIDENTAL) INTERVIEW WITH FUZZY JONES

As we walked down the train carriage earlier this week, we deduced there were musical shenanigans going on when we saw these two ne’er-do-wells with their guitars crammed up in to the overhead compartments and knew we’d found members of our tribe. We [...]
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RELEASE: THE SHIMMER BAND – YA YA (UH OH)

  The Shimmer Band ain’t half dropped a surprise ahead of their headline This Feeling #Alive tour. Yesterday the band announced new single YA YA (UH OH). It comes hot on the heels of their five critically acclaimed previous singles: Shoot Me (Baby), [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… SIXTEEN HOOVES

This Sheffield-based duo caught my eye recently, after opening for Reactor’s 40th anniversary gig at the RS. Among a roster of cover bands and shouty old-school punk acts, these two lads stood out as rather talented individuals, proving that there’s no [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… THE WINACHI TRIBE

Tell us about yourself… We’re The Winachi Tribe, formed in January 2015 while supporting Ringo Starr’s son Zak Starkey in London. We were previously called ‘China White’ but changed our name because of the Heroin association with the name. In America [...]
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SINGLE REVIEW: SHED SEVEN – ROOM IN MY HOUSE

  Ahead of a packed tour spanning November and December, Britpop forerunners Shed Seven have set their sights on a resurrection of the early nineties through the medium of nostalgic, guitar-laden, riff-filled music. Upon my initial listen to the latest [...]
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TOUR: BROKEN WITT REBELS

  Broken Witt Rebels pay homage to the sounds of blues, rock and Stax guitarists, but it’s their direct approach, their swagger and their brilliantly crafted songs that have helped create a reputation for electrifying live shows that showcase all three [...]
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FEATURE: SOCCER SIX

  A raggedy silhouette of musicians and promoters staggered blearily in to Doncaster train station, coffee and cigarettes poised against the early morning light. Awaiting a (hopefully) comfortable minibus, they huddled together until the driver parked up [...]
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INTERVIEW: BANG BANG ROMEO

  Sometimes you’re lucky enough to get interview answers which tick all the boxes. Sometimes that just happens to coincide with a band who have had a meteoric rise over the last twelve months or so. Sometimes, introductions needs very little. The [...]