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Gig review: NEXT OF KIN – Zonnehuis, Amsterdam, Saturday April 13 2019

Hallelujah and hot-damn if there wasn’t a spotlight shining from above on Amsterdam Saturday night as Dutch Americana virtuosos Dawn Brothers, DeWolff and friends put on a quite extraordinary show to launch their new collaborative EP/album under the appropriately-named, band … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, 2 December 2016

STATUS QUO - Parc Y Scarletts, Llanelli, 27 August 2016

Let’s put some background markers down first – I first saw Quo in Sheffield in 1977 and assuming an average of a gig per tour since and then throw in the ad-hoc promotional stuff like the first Aquostic gig at … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD – Paradio, Amsterdam, 3 March 2016

Call it ear-gasmic sonic science, like being wrapped in whisky-soaked cotton wool blanket of classic Americana – the superlatives escape me but you would be very remiss not to catch the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (CRB) as soon as you can … Continue reading

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Album review: STATUS QUO – In Search Of The Fourth Chord/Quid Pro Quo (reissues)

Status Quo - In Search Of The Fourth Chord

Edsel [Release date 28.10.13] There’s something quite irresistible about Quo, perhaps the more so since they’ve recently reformed with the classic line-up and re-discovered their seventies mojo.  Yes, they have had their fair share of naff-ness (recently consolidated by their … Continue reading

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Album review: TODD RUNDGREN – State

Todd Rundgren - State

Esoteric Antenna [Release date 08.04.13] Todd Rundgren’s chameleon nature is at once the perpetual conundrum.  A musician who will not be pigeon-holed and as such adored by his loyal fanbase for his constant stretching of the envelope.  For the faithful … Continue reading

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