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The way Jon McClure tells it, it took a realisation that no one really gave a monkey’s about [a]Reverend & The Makers[/a]’ music – particularly inside the M25 – to…

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Having tried to stuff right-minded but clunky ‘George Bush = BAD’ politics down our throats with his last albums as side-project Mongrel and with the Makers themselves, this is Rev’s…

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Ruddy hell – the Reverend’s gone rave. An Example-sized slab of bosh, this is the soundtrack to Rev finally “rolling up the Che Guevara poster”, apparently and snorting a draught…

Picture shows : Jon McCLure of Reverend and The Makers performing at the ABC in Glasgow. 17th July 2009.

Picture By: Drew Farrell

The problem with pop stars who have ‘something’ to ‘say’ lies in the fact that the ‘something’ usually amounts to little more than castigating their contemporaries – usually in comeback…

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The Rev christens Sheffield’s newest venue in typical fashion “This, ladies and gentlemen,” booms Jon McClure, pointing at his pint, “is bullshit!” The Reverend’s talking about Carling and, in keeping…

It’s 10.45pm. Camden has ground to a halt. Traffic is at a standstill. People are on top of cars. Readers, let’s start from the beginning…Wind back to 7.30pm and three…

Proud Mary. Jonathan Wilkes. Menswear. Natasha Bedingfield. Electric Six. The all-too-common practice of labels desperately signing up the flatmates, girlfriends, dealers and chiropodists of the current indie band du jour…

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Will everyone please stop writing songs about modern Britain? Life’s dire, sure, but just because you have a talent for wry social observation doesn’t mean you should use it. Britain…

Sheffield’s own Pope Of Pomp and long-time buds of Turner et al, it seems no-one can praise the Prophet Of The Pennines enough. And now The Rev wants his own…