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Book review: THE MEANEY OF LIFE – Sean Meaney

Sean Meaney - The Meaney Of Life

Cunas Music & Publishing – 329 pages paperback [Publication date: 28.07.2017] ‘The Meaney of Life’ is an autobiographical journey though the life and times of a proud Irishman Sean Meaney. He’s a passionate music fan who rises above what the … Continue reading

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Album review: THEO – The Game Of Ouroboros

THEO – The Game Of Ouroboros

Big O Records [Release date 27.01.15] “Thank you for calling Conglobocorp: Government made easy, your call will be recorded and archived in your Perma-file for security purposes”. Welcome to the futuristic world of keyboard playing composer Jim Alfredson and his … 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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Album review : GADI CAPLAN – Look Back Step Forward

GADI CAPLAN – Look Back Step Forward

Musea Paralèlle [Release date 09.07.13] Israeli born, Brooklyn domiciled and trained at the Berklee College of Music, Gadi Caplan is an electric/acoustic guitarist and composer who refuses to be restricted by one style of music. As a result, ‘Look back … Continue reading

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Album review: PETE BROWN & PHIL RYAN WITH PSOULCHEDELIA – Perils Of Wisdom

Repertoire [Release date 24.06.13] Pete Brown and Phil’s Ryan’s Psoulchedelia is a misleading name for a band whose music only occasionally broaches soul and is not remotely psychedelic.  The punned title ‘Perils of Wisdom’ turns out to be an oblique … Continue reading

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Album review: GASTRIC BAND – Party Feel

Gastric Band

Armellodie Records [Release date: 03.06.13] With a line up comprising two drummers and three guitarists with additional synths, loops, samples and percussion, Scotland’s awfully titled Gastric Band are clearly not your ordinary beat combo. Party Feel is anything but an … 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 2 April 2018 TAX THE HEAT Taking The Hit (Nuclear Blast) BLACKBERRY SMOKE Nobody Gives A Damn … 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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