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Sounds Around Town : 5th – 11th July

In some respects this week is the calm before the storm, the deep breath before the plunge, the prawn cocktail before the chicken in a basket…okay, that one is a bit dated, a quieter week before next weekend’s annual Swindon … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town: 28th June – 4th July

So, we have spent weeks waiting for this news to become a reality. We’ve all deliberated, cogitated and digested, and finally we have arrived. Friday night sees the re-opening of The Rolleston. In the first of two nights of music … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 16th – 22nd February

They say that nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. 35 years ago I was a thin, nerdy, bespectacled college kid unaware of the wealth of post-punk creativity which was about to wash over me during the next ten years … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 9th – 15th February

Continuing this new all-inclusive approach to the town’s music events, this week we pretty much have it all covered. We have originals, tributes, covers, acts from afar, perennial local favourites, rare reunions, DJ’s, jams, slams and karaoke…running the musical gamut … Continue reading

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Sounds Around Town : 19th – 25th January

Thursday continues to be the night for new, original music and it doesn’t get more original than the offering at The Beehive tonight. Paddy Steer is an enigma, a juxtaposition of seemingly conflicting interests and challenging ideas, angular electronics blended … 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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Sounds Around Town : 5th – 11th January

One thing about writing this column is that people don’t seem to have any fear of voicing an opinion as to how I could do it a lot better. But criticism is healthy and it has been pointed out to … Continue reading

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