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60 SECOND REVIEW – BANG BANG ROMEO – TRNSMT

The vastly saturated in talent, Bang Bang Romeo, is the highly emotive, Yorkshire based 4-piece with the phenomenal vocal talent that is Anastasia Walker, who I might add has one hell of a set of lungs. Packing out the #jackrocks/This Feeling tent at [...]
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60 SECOND REVIEW -THE WHOLLS -TRNSMT

Bedford-based 4 piece The Wholls are definitely a band I want to rave about, they are without a doubt one of the UK’s brightest talents, which were picked out by BBC R1 as the ‘Best of Reading 2016’. They are just back from a European tour and have [...]
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ARCADES – PHANTOM SINGLE REVIEW

ARCADES ARE A BAND THAT HAS A CAPITALISED NAME, SO YOU MUST SHOUT ABOUT THEM. I’m going to start keeping track of bands that do this, I’ll probably make a festival full of them. I can picture it now: I’d call it something generic like ‘Capital Fest’, and [...]
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LOAM REVIEW – ROCKING CHAIR

Loam are a remarkably unique band, with a unique blend of sounds borne out of a love of electronic pop, mad drums and the dulcet tones of Nick Cave. The three band members, Gordon Barker (electronics/bass), Laurie Leigh Allport (vocals/guitar) and Tom [...]
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BANG BANG ROMEO LIVE REVIEW

Supporting Echobelly at the Plug on the 25.5.17 were the brilliant Bang Bang Romeo, home grown talent who have over the last nine years delivered visually and aurally stunning performances of all that is big, brash and beautiful in the world of soulful [...]
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GLASS CAVES REVIEW – PLUG – 20.05.17

We joined Glass Caves, the West Yorkshire alt-rock band who are renowned for busking for a living. Hailing from Pontefract, they have spent the last five years meeting their fans by treating the towns and cities of the UK to a busking variation o [...]
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BROODERS REVIEW – LUGHOLE SHEFFIELD – 12.5.17

I met up with Brooders just before their gig at Lughole, Sheffield, as they waited for the evening to begin. They are a three-piece who come from all over the UK but now reside in Leeds. They’ve spent the last three months studying music at Leeds College [...]
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CELLAR DOOR MOON CROW – PLUG 13.05.17

Cellar Door Moon Crow were supporting Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind this evening and they gave us their unique gritty sound –White Stripes and Black Keys mixed together with a sprinkle of Beastie Boys for good measure.  This two-piece is made up of [...]
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THE VIEW @THE FOUNDRY – 14.5.17

Described as a four piece ‘rag-tag teenage mob of guitar scorching rock ‘n’ rollers’ when they first burst out of Dundee in 2007, The View have had success after success over the last ten years: a Mercury nomination for their first album ‘Hats off to the [...]
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BEFORE BREAKFAST – ‘THE LAMPLIGHT CLUB’

We were asked along to see Before Breakfast who were playing on the same bill as Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay. This space is extended around an old blue Victorian lamplight, hence the evening venue name ‘The Lamplight Club’. Before Breakfast are a three-piece [...]