Monday, October 22, 2018
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Music Thursday : Songbag – Jimmy Ragazzon (album review)

I shouldn’t be that surprised that a man with his feet planted so firmly in Italian soil can sound so authentically part of the...

The Fuzz and All That They Feed – Port...

Port Erin are known for hopping genres as easily as you or I might flick through TV channels – funk, psychedelia, jazz grooves, trippy...

Music Thursday : Hang on a Second – Them Dead Beats...

It may be a very simple idea, but as is often the case with simple ideas, it’s a good one, namely take the groove...

Music Thursday : Brutalism – Idles (album review)

If Divide and Conquer hinted at a snarling, confrontational beast of an album to follow, I don’t think many were expecting it to be...

Music Thursday : Any Joy – Adam Scott Glasspool (e.p....

Modern technology has presented a lot of new sonic possibilities, even for the grassroots, jobbing musician. A guitar is no longer just a guitar,...

Music Thursday : Tropical Soul – Holly Holden Y Su Banda...

When the term “world music” crept into the public consciousness it tended to be the domain of a certain type of guy (and it...

Music Thursday : Florescentia – Charlotte Cardinale (e.p. review)

Ever since a string of, essentially pop, artists from Amy Winehouse to Duffy to current hyperbolic sensation Adele re-appropriated and repackaged soul for a...

Ditch the Prosecco…and nine other exciting wine trends

It's well known that we are a nation of Prosecco lovers, we've well and truly taken the Italian bottle of sparkling goodness to our...

Holmes & Watson: The Farewell Tour by Stuart Forety – The...

Sherlock Holmes, the great detective, is ready to retire to Sussex to keep bees. But before he does he and his old friends; Doctor...

Beautiful Blunsdon

If you can picture the scene, it is Sunday Lunchtime and you fancy a proper Sunday Roast and more importantly you fancy somewhere different...