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RIP : George Hamilton IV

Country music legend George Hamilton IV has died aged 77 of a heart attack in Nashville, Tennessee...

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Hearts Aren’t for Drowning (Nicole Atkins)

My old label had some suggestions that I sing like Alanis Morisette! I said, 'F*ck that!' ...

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Loitered Lens : Lindi Ortega

Dark humour, tales of struggle, death, joy and sadness. Lindi Ortega at the Garage, London. Photos ...

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Dames, Booze, Chains and Boots : Lindi Ortega

Lindi Ortega's dark humour, tales of struggle, death, joy and sadness consume you ...

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Hank Ray : Interview [Pt. 2]

Berlin sightseeing? Guess I would take you on a “Dining ‘n’ Drinking with the Dead” roundtrip. John Heartfield, Bertholt Brecht, Nico. Something like that! I don’t dig tourists’ hotspots....

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Benoit Pioulard : Hymnal

Mechanisms for the reordering of memory and forward living. Benoit Pioulard : Hymnal. Released 4th March on Kranky ...

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GM Tobacco Plants Treat Rabies

Smoking tobacco might be bad for your health, but a genetically altered version of the plant might provide a relatively inexpensive cure for the deadly rabies virus....

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Col. Jon’s Cherokee Corn Pone

It’s another favourite snack in these parts and something that I like to have the little woman cook up for me whilst I hang up the goat on Hallowe’en. Up until now this has been a very closely...

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JKutchma: Interview

He held himself like a man of another era. Like he had a shed full of tools and knew how to use them....

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Chris Isaak: Hammersmith Apollo

Deliver us from surly musicians in jeans and baseball boots. Let us be blinded by mirrored suits and touched inappropriately by covers of seemingly untouchable songs. Chris Isaak Live...

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One Mile an Hour [Album]

Perhaps the music should be taken in the context of entertainment to fill six months of darkness with little more than cod heads, limpets and puffin broth for sensual pleasures. ...

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Loitered Lens: Howlin’ Rain

They started firing shots from the guitar like armour piercing rounds, and with that you just knew this was going be jaw-droppingly brilliant. ...

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The Meteors: Doing the Lord’s Work

Will The Meteors bring anything new to the Psychobilly genre? What if they bring samples and a cover version of 'Paranoid'. What then, flat-top?...

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The Heather Findlay Band: Songs from the Old Kitchen

It's a very different sound from their dynamic electric live shows, but great as Heather Findlay can be in full rock mode, the acoustic sound is a very good match for the natural warmth of her voice....

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Cambridge Folk Festival 2012

As I helped what could only be someone’s Gran onto a chair so she could get a better view and was hugged by a crazed hippy forcing me to eat some one of her love heart sweets, I could only think...

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Wanda Jackson: Interview

Would the Queen of Rockabilly be able to satisfy expectations or would it be a case of your granny’s sister grabbing the microphone at your cousin’s wedding after one too many glasses of fizz? ...

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Hank3: Interview/Live Review

Most bands have enough problems getting out one album at a time. Not so for Hank 3, real name Shelton Hank Williams, also know as Hank Williams the Third, and grandson of the legendary country...

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Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies [Live]

A Retro-rock night and musical fashions, anachronism, mending old ground, conversational racism and phenomenal guitar playing.  Let’s burn something. The Borderline is a place where Rock and...

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Hank3: Interview/Live Review

'when people come to see me, I want to give them a good time' Most bands have enough problems getting out one album at a time.  Not so for Hank 3, real name Shelton Hank Williams, also...

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Loitered Lens: Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers

Legendary Shack Shakers - 04/23/12 London Underworld United Kingdom. ...

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Hannah Cohen: Child Bride

Hannah Cohen’s debut album Child Bride seems a fitting April/May release for those of us that are struggling through transition of the awkward weather and mishaps of general life, but should you...

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Legendary J.D. Wilkes: interview

The Legendary Shack Shakers never miss and have wowed the hardy fools of the hip underground over the course of six energetic punk blues albums. Inteview with JD Wilkes...

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