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Sounds Around Town : 23rd Feb – 1st March

Not many musicians deserve elevation to celebrity status. In fact celebrity is a word so devalued by its application to reality TV chancers and inflated pop dross egos that we need a new label for the likes of David Bowie. … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 12th – 18th January

You may well remember him from The Hoax. You may have seen him playing with Joel Fisk or as part of the four guitar super group The Boom Band. You may have even seen him as a member of DVL … Continue reading

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Groovers on Manoeuvres: This week’s gigs that matter

You know how people say that no big names ever come to Swindon or if they do they are some pop sensation and play in the cavernous, acoustic hell that is the Oasis? You know how people still go on … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 3rd – 9th November

Guy Fawkes night is upon us so not only a time for fireworks, partying and cowering pets but also time for those online wits to roll out the old adage about him being “ the last person to enter Parliament … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 29th September – 5th October

It’s certainly a quieter week ahead, but I guess that the swings and roundabouts nature of things is just redressing the balance after a couple of weeks that spoilt us music goers. It’s also a week where most things on … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town: 28th July – 3rd August

Okay, it isn’t exactly local but Charlton Park does have an SN postcode so I guess it is okay to remind you that WOMAD kicks off today. You may not have heard of many of the acts or even be … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town: 18th – 24th February

It’s been a while since this town has been able to wax lyrical about one of its own making good on the national musical stage. Obviously XTC spring to mind and Gilbert O’Sullivan for those with long enough memories and … Continue reading

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