In 1977, while the London Punk scene was lead by the likes of The Sex Pistols, The Clash & The Damned, an angry young band called Stiff Little Fingers formed amidst the violence and hatred in Northern Ireland. They had no need to sing of anarchy, riots or roses. Their songs and lives were full [...]
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Terry Lane - Tuesday 25.03.14, 14:37pm
Terry Lane - Sunday 12.01.14, 16:21pm
In 1978 Spizzoil released two lo-fi EP singles 6,000 Crazy and Cold City on Rough Trade Records following a John Peel Session in August 1978. In the great tradition of punk / post punk pseudonyms, the duet was known simply as Pete Petrol & Spizz. The Cold City EP included the wonderfully playful Platform 3, [...]
Terry Lane - Wednesday 01.01.14, 17:58pm
Kevin Hewick released his latest album, The Heat of Molten Diamonds, at the back end of 2013 on the Leicester PinkBOX Records label. The album comprises of six songs & 45 minutes playing time, it includes the different sides and melting pot of Kevin Hewick’s music.
The opening two tracks, ‘Americanta’ and ‘A Young Man’s Dream [...]
Edwin Huxley - Sunday 17.11.13, 12:24pm
Following on from 2011’s “Play Something We Know!” and last year’s “Girl From The Neck Down” (which introduced Cardiff- based soul “singist” Suzi Chunk to an enthusiastic audience), the Groovy Uncle project now presents us with their latest offering “One Vowel Away From The Truth”. Mood wise this is a wonderfully crafted light and shade [...]
Edwin Huxley - Wednesday 30.10.13, 14:42pm
The Orb are currently amidst a 25 year anniversary UK Tour promoting their current retrospective 4 CD box set, History Of The Future – The Island Years.
It seems almost incomprehensible that it’s now 25 years since Alex Paterson took his first giant steps under the banner of The Orb. Caught in the escalating rush of [...]