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Sounds Around Town – 12th – 18th March

Nice to see that following on from last weeks flurry of live shows, this week is continuing in a similar vein, both in terms of volume and diversity. Hopefully even those who continue to fly the “nothing ever happens round … Continue reading

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Gig of the Week – You Wait All Week For a Decent Original Band and Then Eight Come Along at Once.

This Friday in Old Town two gigs are taking place in such close proximity of each other so as to make that part of town a veritable showcase for some of the best original music in the area.   Firstly … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 22nd -28th January

So, last weeks column raised a few eyebrows, it seems, with my comments on promoting originality and being part of a more creative bigger picture. I was aiming for poignancy but judging from the reaction from certain quarters many of … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago – Plummie Racket (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Prowling centre stage armed with a microphone, raybans and Brit-pop service issue Parka, at the eye of the storm that is The Racket, it is easy to lose sight of just how accomplished a songwriter Plummie Racket is. The band … Continue reading

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That Was The Week That Was – 10th Dec

It was quite a busy week for checking out music, but it also revealed just how difficult it is to find a receptive audience. Saturday found me at The Victoria for a “two birds, one stone” type of approach. As … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town: 27th November – 3rd December

After a few of weeks with lots of great music covering a diverse range of genres to chose from, things have inevitably quietened down this week. Maybe it is a December thing where people turn their attention to saving money … Continue reading

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The 12 bands of Christmas – line up announced

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