Music / Silence & Tears – Galley Beggar

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Someone, somewhere, sometime obviously whispered in Galley Beggar’s ear that wearing your influences on your sleeve is all very well, you can probably get away with it for a while but sooner or later you’ve got to stand up and be yourself. Welcome to Silence & Tears the first true Galley Beggar album. If you’re… Read more »

Music / Daylight Music – Free concerts at Union Chapel , London

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The most magical concerts in London are back to fill your Saturday afternoon with music, while you relax and enjoy a cuppa in one of the capital’s best loved venues. Every Daylight Music gig is a unique experience; nowhere else has such a friendly, warm atmosphere, or such a diverse programme of artists. May 23… Read more »

Music / Kings Of The South Seas

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Be careful next time you wander into the musty interior of the local second hand book shop, that’s what Ben Nicholls did and his casual purchase became an obsession. Kings of the South Seas are a branch of his diverse melodic creation which concentrates on the harrowing and downright unappealing journeys which whalers made to… Read more »

Music / LORE by Elder – review

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It has been four years since Elder’s last album, the excellent Dead Roots Stirring. This follow up carries on with the Massachusetts trios endlessly inventive ability to meld heavy rock, psych melodies and a stoner vibe into sonic landscapes that suck you in like a black hole. They make the accepted notions of song structure… Read more »

Music / Vinyl News: Another chance to get the Wicker Man soundtrack

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Back in 2013 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult horror film The Wicker Man, Studio Canal released a new cut of the film along with a limited edition poster, vinyl soundtrack and T-shirt. The artwork for these was created by Richie Beckett, an illustrator based in South Wales. Beckett works in pen and… Read more »

Music / Video: Iggy Pop to feature on guitar legend Hotei’s new single

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TOMOYASU HOTEI (pronounced “hoe-tay”) is an artist who boasts a stellar career spanning more than three decades. Best known around the world for his original song, ‘Battle Without Honor Or Humanity’, instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino’s film Kill Bill, Hotei (GQ Japan’s ‘Man Of The Year’ for 2014) has sold over 40… Read more »

Music / BBC Proms 2015: Friday 17 July – Saturday 12 September 2015

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Sir Mark Elder joins TV presenter line-up for world’s largest broadcast classical music festival Conductor Sir Mark Elder curates BBC Four Sunday symphony series with Katie Derham as part of regular Proms broadcasts on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays on BBC Four Every Prom broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and online in HD sound Six… Read more »