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Album review: GLAS – Blue

Glas - Blue

The Last Music company [Release date 30.03.18] South Wales band Glas describe themselves as a: “blues rock n’ roll roots band”, which is a handy ‘catch all’ banner with which they explore their naturally eclectic style. Glas is that rare … Continue reading

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Album review: STORM WARNING – Take Cover

STORM WARNING – Take Cover

Self release [Release date 09.04.17] Storm Warning’s ‘Take Cover’ is an object lesson in fine interpretive skills on original arrangements that drip with feel and are framed by an intuitive production. After 3 albums of mostly original material, the band … Continue reading

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Book review: DEKE LEONARD – Maximum Darkness: On The Road To Nowhere

          Northdown Publishing Ltd (2015) Deke Leonard is back to his best in the final part of his autobiographical trilogy. Where his last effort the voluminous ‘The Twang Dynasty’ showcased an expansive writing ability, shot through … Continue reading

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Album review: MAN – Call Down The Moon

Esoteric [Release date 28.07.14] ‘Call Down the Moon’ has a cult status among Man fans and not just because it’s frequently hard to track down. It’s probably more down to the wonderful jammed out highlight ‘Drivin’ Around’ and the lashing … Continue reading

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Album review: MAN – The Twang Dynasty Clamshell Boxset Edition

 Esoteric [Release date 28.07.14] ‘The Twang Dynasty’ was Man’s first studio album for 16 years, though being Man they did manage a couple of live albums.  They split for 9 years between 1976 and ‘83 and after a couple of … Continue reading

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Album review: MAN – All’s Well That Ends Well

MAN – All

Esoteric [Release date 17.02.14] Man’s ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ is a splendid reminder that there was still some great music being made just before punk hit the rock scene like an unexpected sledgehammer. This album was supposed to be … Continue reading

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DEKE LEONARD Video Interview – 13 October 2012

More information Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 17 September 2018 THE PINEAPPLE THIEF Try As I Might (KScope) JAWBONE Two Million Heartbeats (indie) BAD … Continue reading

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DEKE LEONARD’s ICEBERG & 45th anniversary of the Monterey Festival

Mon 15th October 2012 Special 45th anniversary of the Monterey Festival/Bulls Head, Barnes SW13 8pm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmEq8oicKuc&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCvg3zpTu1o Steve Miller with Greg Douglas on slide A one off opportunity to see the best of the West Coast in Barnes. The Monterey … Continue reading

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