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Mighty and Thunderous grooves at Camden Underworld (Hang the Bastard)

The word of Hang The Bastard was both mighty and thunderous...

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Great Band, Shame About the Crowd (The Heartless Bastards)

Interview and review of The Heartless Bastards. The Borderline, London. 1st September 2015 ...

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I want to party hard, but you won’t let me (Best Friends. Sebright Arms)

Where is the quirky charming genius of 'Surf Bitches', 'Nosebleeds', 'Happy Anniversary'? I want to party hard tonight but you won’t let me. Best friends...

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Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters. 100 Club Gig

AGMP.co.uk presents LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY & the Upsetters - in concert...

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Loitered Lens: Cloud Atlas

Huge guitar, soulful vocals, a strong rhythm section and great use of atmospherics...

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And still they scream (The Sonics 2015)

The suited old gentlemen taking the stage might have entered the Forum slowly, but as soon as the beat kicked in the dust fell off the band, and the beast emerged....

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Two Joans, good grace & strong cider. Cambridge Folk Festival 2015

Blessed by great weather the festival was a sold out success with myth making performances from The Proclaimers, Joan Baez, Wilko Johnson, Joan Armatrading and The Unthanks....

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The Fall, Clapham Grand, November 2015

Characterised by an abrasive guitar-driven sound and frequent use of repetition, The Fall are always underpinned by Smith's distinctive vocals and often cryptic lyrics....

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Loitered Lens : Cortes

Cortes delivered the spoils to an eager London audience....

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Loitered Lens : Reverend Horton Heat

Preaching to the converted, as ever the Reverend gave the assembled beer holders a most satisfying selection showing that, unlike other clergy, he hasn’t lost his power to touch his congregation...

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Loitered Lens : Primus live at Brixton Academy

Primus wanted to remind you that they’ve always been a band looking forward, reminding us that the old stuff was just that....

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Loitered Lens : Magenta

Magenta play dense and complex music with a heavy and unapologetic influence of 70s Yes. ...

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Sweet dreams: Primus ’ Wonka ends on a winsome note.

Backed by mesmerising animations of an elephant bouncing on a trampoline, no one can deny that Primus put on a great show...

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A saxophone short, but mesmerising nonetheless [Knifeworld]

Psychedelic grooves, Zappa-style horn arrangements, intertwining guitar and bassoon lines, and layered vocal harmonies....

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An undercurrent of groove and funk… gone dull. [Polar Bear]

Two tracks in, and the band departs to leave the irritatingly named Leafcutter John to give the audience a few minutes of meandering ambient nonsense....

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BBC Radiophonic Workshop : Southbank Centre

Rare live shows from the original line up of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop...

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A band looking to the future rather than the past [Karnataka]

t’s been more than two years since Karnataka last toured the UK. Fronted by their third lead singer (former Riverdance singer Hayley Griffiths) the new-look Karnataka made a strong impression...

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The broho vigour of a shotgunned Pabst Blue Label (Attila)

Loitered Lens captures Attila at Electric Ballroom...

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No pleading nor voodoo but only tight riffs and impassioned howls

ooking forward to the first proper metal of 2015, the line up of Shvpes, All Hail the Yeti and the incomparable 36 Crazyfists was looking quite pleasing. But wait… it was bound to happen....

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How to ride a comet side-saddle. Lydia Ainsworth live.

he moon turns cycles and the horse year now makes way for the gentler graces of the goat. Lighter hooves are the order of the day. Evening number two for me here at the Sebright Arms and I’ve...

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Blues, English folk, Americana & a dash of Rock’n’Roll. [Josh Flowers]

osh Flowers & The Wild are one of those bands that manage to cross genres to create an unmistakable sound of their own. A blend of blues, English folk, Americana and more than a dash of rock...

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Amon Amarth, Huntress and Savage Messiah: 1865, Southampton [Live]

Moshers dropping to the floor and rowing like they were in a longboat, because it's not metal without irony.......

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Transatlantic : KaLIVEoscope

For all the fabled self-indulgence of their sprawling studio albums, this recording gives a taste of just why Transatlantic are held in such high regard as a live act....

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Josh Flowers and the Wild [Live]

We danced a merry jig, swilled from the flagon and swashed our buckles for ‘twas indeed one to remember....

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The Sea and Cake : Live, The Scala

On record they’re more like a heat haze or a fine mist on an autumn morn than a music act, but live these men really know how to work the material hard....

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Danzig/Doyle to Play Misfits Set in the UK

Danzig and Doyle together again to play Misfits set in the UK...

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Steve Vai announces Tour/Album

Virtuoso guitarist and visionary composer Steve Vai is set to release a new solo album of original material, on September 11th (in the UK) called ‘The Story Of Light’. the album does feature...

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