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Jack’s Back – The Renaissance Of Jack Peñate

In 2007 Jack Peñate became the bum-faced whipping boy for everyone tired of south London's cliquey and clichéd indie scene. Now he back, surprisingly,...

How To Explain Indie-Rock To An LA Cab Driver

Jaimie Hodgson writes: This debut blog comes direct to you from the city of lost angels. I'm currently sat by the pool of the Hollywood...

Eurosonic Festival, Holland – Day One

Festival season has begun! I’m hip-high in mud, making devil horn signs with cider-sheened hands and trying to forget that I just paid £40...

New Grace Jones – ‘William’s Blood’

Grace Jones' recent comeback album 'Hurricane' – her first since she released 'Bulletproof Heart' in 1989 has won the veteran disco diva some of...

The Amazing Hip-Hop Impressionist

Here are a few impressions you won't get from Alistair McGowan - witness Chicago-based comedian Aries Spears imitating LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, DMX...

Internet Killed The Radio Star – Indie 103.1 Signs Off

Today was a dark, dark day in L.A. for indie-rock fans. It started off like any other morning in Los Angeles - plenty of...

So We Got Hold Of An Advance Copy Of The New ‘Skins’

Here are some things that suffer from an identity crisis: professional-wrestling, flamingos, people who play 'World Of Warcraft', the consistently astonishing Channel 4 drama...

The Deer Tracks – Yes This Is My Broken Shield – Free MP3

Some Scandanavian electronica for you on a windswept Friday afternoon, courtesy of The Deer Tracks. The Deer Tracks are a Swedish boy/girl duo who go...

New Bat For Lashes – The First Listen

Bat For Lashes' second album 'Two Suns' is not out until April - but we received an advance copy this morning. Initial reaction? Well,...

Eve Of Destruction – Backstage At The Astoria’s Last Hurrah

So, the curtains have finally been drawn on the London Astoria. At last night's farewell bash, as fans and bands ripped through the famous...
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