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Weekend Nachos : Still

Weekend Nachos are pretty sick people, perhaps even dangerous...

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Lux Lives – Long Live Lux Interior

We raise a large glass in honour of Lux coming into this world and into our lives. Long live Lux Interior. One very important message from the scriptures of Interior is to love life, live with a...

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The Meat Puppets [Live]

Trippy and meandering as the hastily recorded studio version of themselves, live, the Meat Puppets just about delivered the goods musically. ...

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Dick Venom and The Terrortones [EP]

Don’t be fooled by the oversized quiff; there’s very little about their music that is rockabilly or surf. ...

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Loitered Lens : Lydia Lunch

lthough no longer resident in New York, Lydia Lunch is best known for being a fundamental cog in that city’s “No Wave” scene back in the late 1970s. Tonight’s set worked fairly...

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Lydia Lunch [Live]

Of course it was everything you would expect it to be – well rehearsed, authentic, moody and dark....

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Loitered Lens : Barb Wire Dolls

The lack of a bassist did not detract from the noise. The guitar was driving and furious, at times bordering on thrash metal and with frequent chugging hard rock power chords....

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Barb Wire Dolls : Camden Barfly

Frontwoman Isis Queen has the appearance of a prettier, sexier and somewhat healthier Nancy Spungen...

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Flamin’ Groovies first UK Tour in 30 years

Seminal Proto-punk garage rock band Flamin Groovies to tour the UK twice in 2013...

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The Icarus Line on Giant Drag

Joe Cardamone of the Icarus Line talks about producing the 2013 release by Giant Drag - Waking Up is Hard to Do....

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Swans Review : Mouth to Mouth

Review of Mouth to Mouth Festival. Curated by Swans leader Michael Gira news of Mouth to Mouth bolstered expectations of an loud night of outsider noise and insider musical elitism. ...

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Loitered Lens : Stiff Little Fingers

Always a lightning rod for the angst and alienation of a troubled province, Stiff Little Fingers can still provoke. Photos from their recent Forum gig. ...

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The Swans are Coming! Uk Tour 2013

04-Apr UK London KOKO. Mouth to Mouth Curator Event. XiuXiu, Ben Frost, Mercury Rev's Cinematic. Silent Sound Tettix Wave Experiment and Swans...

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Volbeat Reveal Album Details

Danish metal band Volbeat has revealed the band is in the studio recording a new album for release in Spring, 2013....

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Steve Harley: HMV Forum [Live]

His songs were moderately touching but not heart stopping. The middle-aged faithful in the all-seated audience appreciated the old songs and were quietly appreciative rather than dancing in the...

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Loitered Lens: The Damned, Roundhouse

Described by the photographer as a highlight of the year, the band saw the return of the best-known red beret-wearer this side of Amelie - Captain Sensible. Which, as the t-shirt hoisted aloft...

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Splashh, Wolf Alice, Big Deal: 100 Club [Live]

With the tight jeans and pointed boots bands stagnating and the now middle-aged grebo bands reforming, East London hairdressers may hit hard times as the kids start growing out those crew cuts into...

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The Punk Syndrome/Kovasikajuttu [Film]

The reason this whole thing works is that it becomes, pretty quickly, a story about actual people, and not just ciphers for what is wrong with them, or the way that society treats them....

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Loitered Lens: Splashh

Carl Byron Batson photographs Splashh at the 100 Club, London...

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Perhaps Contraption:Interview

When I play music, and connect with other musicians, I want to be transported away from the tripe the world churns up....

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Deftones UK Tour

The Deftones have nothing left to prove. They have 'the rock' and now they want to share it with you....

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Dropkick Murphys Announce Album/Tour

Dropkick Murphys whittle their shillelaghs, sup the cream off the top of a few wee pints o' the black stuff and get set for an album launch and Euro tour starting in, where else? Dublin!...

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Loitered Lens: The London Punk Festival

Punk is dead? Well no-one told the mass of sweating, heaving bodies, young, old (some maybe a little too old) who were dancing, sweating, singing and generally having a right old time at...

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Lydia Lunch: The Lexington

Fresh from her performance at the Manchester 'Fat-out' festival, Lydia Lunch relished the part of 'Mistress of Ceremonies', showcasing various friends and new talents that she had cobbled together...

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Loitered Lens: Public Image Limited

Bowie may have snubbed the closing ceremony, Fatboy Slim may have been caught miming by the second loop of the supposedly live soundtrack, and the faint strains of the Sex Pistols may well have been...

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Loitered Lens: Drunken Balordi [Photos]

'The night started with what appeared to be an Irish folk band taking the stage – Drunken Balordi comprised a singer/acoustic guitarist wearing an Irish pub t-shirt, bass guitarist, violinist,...

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Loitered Lens: The Members

The Members are: JC Carroll, Chris Payne and Rat Scabies...

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King Mob Rock Cruise

When my band King Mob was invited to play on a ‘rock cruise’ I had no idea what to expect. We were collected from Stockholm airport at 4pm local time and bussed to the White Ship, a great...

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Tav Falco [Interview]

There's a mixed crowd at Rough Trade East, a record shop in ever-so hip Brick Lane. They're listening to Tav Falco read extracts from his new book, Ghosts Behind the Sun: Splendor, Enigma and...

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IzIggy and Some Weird Sinners: Long Island [Gig]

zIggy and Some Weird Sinners, billed as Europe's No 1 Iggy Pop tribute act...

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