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Gig review: GUN – St Luke’s, Glasgow, 14 September 2017

GUN – St Luke’s, Glasgow, 14 September 2017

With Gun about to unleash their excellent new album ‘Favourite Pleasures’ on an expectant public, what better way to introduce a few of the songs than a short showcase gig. The fact that the show was on home turf for … Continue reading

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Album review: GUN – Favourite Pleasures

GUN – Favourite Pleasures

Cloburn Music [Release date 15.09.17] Gun are one of those bands who operate under the radar. They are constantly working away in the background either gigging or producing new music with little fuss but they have a loyal band of … Continue reading

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Book review: MARTIN HANNETT – His Equipment And Strawberry Studios by Chris Hewitt

MARTIN HANNETT – His Equipment And Strawberry Studios by Chris Hewitt

Dandelion Records & Books [Publication date 07.04.17] Given the fact that the author Chris Hewitt has already released the exhaustive DVD ‘Martin Hannett – He Wasn’t Just The Fifth Member Of Joy Division’ and the book ‘The Pleasures Of The … Continue reading

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Album review: ZUCCHERO – Black Cat

ZUCCHERO - Black Cat

Polydor/Universal [Release date 29.04.16] Zucchero may not be that well known in the UK, although I remember his sterling version of Las Palabras de Amor’ at The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert back in 1992. This album has already topped his … Continue reading

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Album review: DEAD LETTER CIRCUS – Aesthesis

DEAD LETTER CIRCUS – Aesthesis

Rodeostar/ SPV [Release date 22.04.16] Australian alt-rockers Dead Letter Circus have now been together for 11 years and this is their third album. The guys have had some high profile support slots over the years with the likes of Muse … Continue reading

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DVD review: Martin Hannett – He Wasn’t Just The Fifth Member Of Joy Division

        Ozit  [Released 10.05.14] Described as a’ rough cut reportage style documentary based on an original idea by Anthony Ryan Carter’ a.k.a. Tosh Ryan who occupies an insightful centre-piece  to film, this fly on the wall style … Continue reading

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DVD review: JULIAN LENNON – Through The Picture Window

www.julianlennon.com This is a fascinating DVD, although you can get lost in the novel menu set up based on an art gallery. The DVD features his latest album ‘Through The Picture Window’, which has been turned into a visual album … Continue reading

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DVD review: U.S. Festival 1983 Days 1-3

US Festival 1983 Days 1-3

Wienerworld [Release date 27.01.14] It’s weird how when you look back at this footage, just how young everyone looks, yet when you look in the mirror that same youthful young man looks back at you (well, maybe not). The U.S. … Continue reading

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News: Amnesty Concert 6 DVD and 4 CD set released 28 October

Released - The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998

Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce that on Monday 28th October 2013 it will be issuing ¡RELEASED! – a major six-disc DVD box-set and four companion CD sets of the historic “Human Rights Concerts” presented by the Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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Album review: Various – Get Up! Stand Up! (Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998)

Get Up! Stand Up!

Highlights From The Human Rights Concerts 1986- 1998 (Eagle Rock) CD & DVD [Release date 27.05.13] Live Aid in 1985 started something of a trend for the great and good of pop / rock coming together to raise awareness and … Continue reading

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B.B. KING BOX SET DUE 24TH SEP

B.B. KING Ladies and Gentlemen…. MR B.B. KING OUT 24TH SEPTEMBER 2012 ON UNIVERSAL In celebration of B.B. King’s 50th Anniversary signing to ABC-Paramount Records in 1962, comes this multi-format career retrospective, leading the way with a slick 10-CD, 194 … Continue reading

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