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Live Review: Spector at Omeara, London

It’s tricky to tell where the stakes are set for Spector’s Omeara ‘homecoming’ show. On the one hand the gig sold out in just a handful of days, the band’s loyal following clearly on the ball; on the other, it’...
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Album Review: Shame – Songs of Praise

“A lot of indie bands are more interested in selling records and don’t want to divide opinions”, said Shame frontman Charlie Steen in one of the band’s first interviews in 2016. The raucous four-piece are proba...
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Live Review: Bad Sounds at Scala, London

When Bath brothers Bad Sounds spoke to Annie Mac on Radio 1 earlier this month she said it was "impossible not to get hooked in" by their live show. A strong claim for a group still doing their first few rounds...
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Live Review: Blaenavon at Leadmill, Sheffield

Over the last few years, Hampshire indie rock trio Blaenavon have made a name for themselves through a relentless touring and festival schedule, which led them to sign to Transgressive record label – whose curr...
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Live Review: Bruno Major at Omeara, London

Over the past year, Bruno Major undertook the audacious task of writing and releasing one song every month into the ether of the world wide web. In conjunction with each new moon of every month, these songs col...
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Album Review: Morrissey – Low In High School

Low in High School gets off to a promising start with tracks about love, loneliness and lost dreams. It then goes downhill very quickly with misplaced politics, clunky wordplay and embarrassing sex references. ...