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The Black Parade: A Retrospective

The Black Parade: A Retrospective

Matt Bacon April 15, 2015 0

It’s easy to forget the incredible impact that My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade had when it came out in 2006. I was 10 years old at the time – a bit too young

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Modest Mouse Spend Eight Years to Sound Like Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse Spend Eight Years to Sound Like Modest Mouse

Eli Jace April 14, 2015 0

Isaac Brock has spent the past eight years sputtering in the wilderness of his creative mind crafting Modest Mouse’s sixth album, Strangers To Ourselves. The title track slips in casually with the opening seconds.

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Bow Before The Boob Spew: An Interview with Vulvatron

Bow Before The Boob Spew: An Interview with Vulvatron

Matt Bacon April 11, 2015 0

It was Housecore Horror Film Festival, the sun was shining, the bands raging, and I sat in a room with the almighty Vulvatron of GWAR fame. I looked deep into her space alien eyes

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7 reasons why Reading and Leeds Festival 2015 will rock!

7 reasons why Reading and Leeds Festival 2015 will rock!

Conor Davies April 9, 2015 0

It’s one of the biggest festivals in the United Kingdom outside of Glastonbury, often regarded as the closer to the summer season of music weekenders in the country and always, ALWAYS has a diverse

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Persona and You – What Image Means To Indie Bands

Persona and You – What Image Means To Indie Bands

Matt Bacon April 7, 2015 Comments Off on Persona and You – What Image Means To Indie Bands

What does image mean to indie bands? The notion of an artist having a ‘persona’ is an intricate one. If an artist is too advert about it, it can come off as self congratulatory

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Y Not Festival, a UK festival on the rise

Y Not Festival, a UK festival on the rise

Conor Davies March 30, 2015 Comments Off on Y Not Festival, a UK festival on the rise

There’s a small festival in the heart of rural Derbyshire, England that is growing into something truly special. Y Not is said festival, a weekender that celebrates its 10th birthday this year and promises

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The 7 Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

The 7 Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

Conor Davies March 30, 2015 Comments Off on The 7 Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

We’re already a quarter of the way through the year, where does the time go really?! More and more of the new material that has been promised by a bunch of musicians, some established,

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Top 7 Songs of 2015 So Far

Top 7 Songs of 2015 So Far

Conor Davies March 17, 2015 Comments Off on Top 7 Songs of 2015 So Far

As a three months for music, 2015 has contributed lots to the zeitgeist; between Kanye ‘jokingly’ attempting to take Beck’s Grammy from him, to Kanye’s Brit Awards performance being heavily censored and Kanye’s…you get

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Entitlement and Independent Music

Entitlement and Independent Music

Matt Bacon March 13, 2015 Comments Off on Entitlement and Independent Music

Entitlement. Now there’s a scary word that a lot of people, not just musicians, don’t like to think about too much. For a generation born to free content and instant gratification it’s sometimes hard

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