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Album review: THE TUBES – The A&M Albums

THE TUBES - The A&M Albums

In Part 1 (above) of a two-part special, Fee Waybill chats about the formative years of The Tubes. (First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 28 June 2015) Part 2 (above) discusses the band’s progress from the early-1980s to … Continue reading

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Album review: CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Somewhere Over Detroit

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Somewhere Over Detroit

Gonzo Multimedia [Release Date 23.05.14] Given the atrocious sound quality of this album and the apparent jumble of material ‘Somewhere Over Detroit’ is for completists only. Recorded in December 1980, this concert was part of Beefheart’s comeback, as he reverted … Continue reading

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Album review: HOT HEAD SHOW – Perfect

Hot Head Show - Perfect

Tentacle Films Limited [Release date 14.10.13] Hot Head Show is a trio with art rock and avant-garde pretensions. ‘Perfect’ is an album that has its moments of starling musical innovation, as it explores imaginative horizons, but ultimately it struggles lyrically … Continue reading

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Album review: MR AVERELL – Gridlock

Gonzo Multi Media [Release date 06.05.13] René van Commenée is Dutch visual sound artist. He trained as a graphical designer and is a self taught musician who studied Indian classical music as a tabla player. Never one to take the … Continue reading

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Album review: SIDONY BOX – Rules

      Sidony Box play what they call, ‘music of the moment’, revelling in free- form spontaneity which leaves the listener wondering just where they will go next. Nothing is predictable, except perhaps the opening blast of cacophony and … Continue reading

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