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Gig review: CROPREDY FESTIVAL, 9-11 August 2018

CROPREDY FESTIVAL, 9-11 August 2018

Day One: Thursday Cropredy 2018 kicks off with Fairport Convention doing a brief twenty-minute acoustic stint. We’ll be hearing a lot more from them later on in the weekend, of course, but a short opening set from the hosts has … Continue reading

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Album review: ALBERT HAMMOND – In Symphony

ALBERT HAMMOND – In Symphony

BMG Rights Management [Release date 16.06.17] Albert Hammond’s ‘In Symphony’ is an impressive reminder of the durability of orchestral pop. It’s a glance back to the late 60′s, when seamlessly orchestrated melodic pop was given precedence by the likes of … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE BEACH BOYS – Classic Albums Pet Sounds

THE BEACH BOYS - Classic Albums Pet Sounds

Eagle Vision [Release date 23.09.16] One of the most important and significant albums in the history of popular culture, it is now 50 years since The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’, a hugely influential album that amazingly took 20 years … Continue reading

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News: ALL TIME LOW, ROOM EXPERIENCE, THE GODFATHERS – Sunday 12 April 2015

Colin Blunstone - The Zombies

All Time Low debut at number 1 in the UK album charts this week. Brian Wilson debuts at no.25 and Turbowolf debuted at no.70. Bad Company’s self-titled debut is a re at no.94 in a new, expanded 2CD re-issue. Babymetal … Continue reading

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News: BRIAN WILSON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, EUROPE – Sunday 8 March 2015

Steven Wilson - London Royal Festival Hall, 4 March 2013

UK album chart placings w/e 8th March: Steven Wilson new at no.13; Europe new at no.50 Richie Kotzen is currently working on a live DVD for release this spring. Peter Gabriel releases his ‘Play’ DVD on May 18th on Eagle … Continue reading

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Book review: The Beach Boys In Concert by Ian Rusten and Jon Stebbins

Backbeat Books www.backbeatbooks.com You could sum this review up simply as this book is perfect for the avid Beach Boys fan. It lists nearly all of their concerts from their early days up until their 2012 reunion, although the later … Continue reading

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THE BEACH BOYS live DVD due Nov 26th

  For music fans raised on the harmonies and melodies that defined a generation, THE BEACH BOYS’ 50th Anniversary was celebrated with an album featuring all new material and a special 75 date world tour.  THE BEACH BOYS played to … Continue reading

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