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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: ACME 1998-Matador Records

Are you ready for the blues?  I’m not talking about some whiny Johnny Lang or Bonnie Raitt playing the standardized slowhand blues to the same…

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THEATRE OF HATE – ACT 3 EASTWORLD RECORDS

Kirk Brandon formed Theatre Of Hate pre-Spear Of Destiny, and for a while TOH continued alongside SOD, thereafter reappearing occasionally through the years. But in…

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Interview with Francis MacDonald Shoeshine Records

Shoeshine records where established 2 years ago and the brainchild of Francis MacDonald. Who for aims plays with various other groups of vagabonds namely BMX…

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SPEAR OF DESTINY- PSALM 3 EASTWORLD RECORDS

The series of Spear Of Destiny early recordings continues with the release of this double CD containing the Manor Mobile Sessions and Live At The…

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CATATONIA – LAND OF OUR FATHERS JOLA

This unofficial bootleg CD captures the Welsh maestro’s in action at the Newport Centre (26/3/98) as well as 5 other bonus tracks. At the end…

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MIKE SCOTT STILL BURNING Chrysalis

As soon as you press play it is clear the Mike Scott is back to his best – big brash brass and flourishing electric guitars…

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THEN JERICO – ORGASMAPHOBIA EAGLE RECORDS

The Eighties revival continues with yet another absent friend returning to our midst, but as opposed to being in the lightweight mode (of Culture Club,…

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EAGLE-EYE CHERRY – DESIRELESS POLYDOR

Son of Legendary American jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, and half-brother of Neneh, Eagle-Eye is already a successful actor in his own right, but has decided…

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EMBRACE -THE GOOD WILL OUT VIRGIN

First and foremost – let’s get one thing straight – this band is so like Oasis and The Verve it is almost frightening. The vocal…

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DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS DON’T STAND ME DOWN Creation

Originally released in 1985 as the follow up to the highly successful ‘Too-rye-Ay’ album, ‘Don’t Stand Me Down‘ has resurfaced on Creation, home to the…

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