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Gig review: EDDIE & THE HOT RODS – Relache Festival, Bordeaux, 18 August 2016

EDDIE & THE HOT RODS – Relache Festival, Bordeaux 18 Aug 2016

They came, they saw, they waited for the sun to go down and then they finally conquered! Eddie & The Hot Rods didn’t so much tear Bordeaux apart, as gently give it a poke in the ribs to remind a … Continue reading

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Album review: TODD GRIFFIN – Mountain Man

              Bad Reputation [Release date 22.12.14] ‘Mountain Man’ has a lovely retro feel – part garage rock, part straight ahead rock and roll – and survivor’s lyrics that never dim in their optimistic outlook. … Continue reading

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Album Review: THE IT*MEN – Greatest Hits

Stow House Records [Release Date 2013] Such is the unlikely life story and desperate pun off the album title, that you do start to wonder if the whole The It* Men thing is a spoof, or a thinly disguised reference … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE GRAVELTONES – Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes,London,17 September 2013

Blink and you’ll miss them. The explosive Graveltones came, saw and conquered with a frenzied, hi-octane, riff driven wall of sound and the kind of visceral intensity not seen since the raw doorstep blues of Hound Dog Taylor. The band … Continue reading

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Album review: THE URBAN VOODOO MACHINE – Rare Gumbo

  Gypsy Hotel Records [Release date 20.05.13] Even the most riotous and irreverent of bands sometimes need a break. And ‘Rare Gumbo’ is compilation album that gathers together The Urban Voodoo Machine’s bits and pieces in the form of EP … Continue reading

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