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EP review: THE LICKERISH QUARTET – Threesome Vol. 3

THE LICKERISH QUARTET – Threesome Vol. 3

Lojinx [Release date 20.05.22] The Lickerish Quartet – ex-Jellyfish members Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Beck, Imperial Drag), Tim Smith (Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, The Finn Brothers) and Eric Dover (Imperial Drag, Slash’s Snakepit, Alice Cooper) – release their third … Continue reading

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EP review: ANDY PARTRIDGE – My Failed Songwriting Career Vol. 2

ANDY PARTRIDGE – My Failed Songwriting Career Vol. 2

Ape House [Release date 8.4.22] Following on from 2021’s excellent first volume, here are four more gems from Andy Partridge’s post-XTC period as a songwriter for hire. This is a great addition to what is building into a fascinating series. … Continue reading

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EP review: WAX ON WATER – The Drip (Part 2)

WAX ON WATER – The Drip (Part 2)

www.facebook.com/waxonwater [Release date 25.03.22] Wax on Water are fronted by singer, songwriter and producer Maya Damaris who was joined by guitarist Steven Blessing back in 2019. The band released the first of the ‘Drip’ series ‘The Drip- Part 1’ back … Continue reading

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EP review: THE BLOODY NERVE – Act II Reckoning

THE BLOODY NERVE - Act II Reckoning

Website [Release date 25.03.22] Act II/episode 2 of the Bloody Nerve’s new album ‘All Blood, No Treasure’. Unlike most artists who release a new album whole, the Bloody Nerve are releasing their new album in instalments. The Bloody Nerve revolve … Continue reading

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EP review: MICK PINI / AUDIO54 – Pastoral

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Self release [Release date: 28.02.22] There’s nothing like a creative surge of energy to bring fresh reward. And so it that blues veteran Mick Pini revels in his new found collaboration with indie producer Craig Marshall (aka Audio 54), to … Continue reading

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EP review: LORDS OF RUIN – Ruin Within

LORDS OF RUIN - Ruin Within

Website [Release 24.01.22; streaming services from 14.02.22] Metal band, Lords of Ruin have released their long-awaited debut EP, following the inevitable Covid delays to production and release, which have affected so many up-and-coming bands. It literally stalled them in their … Continue reading

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EP review: CUSTARD DREAM – Blue Wave

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3MS [release date: 17.12.21] Custard Dream is Ryan Davies, a young man who’s written, produced and performed everything you hear on this 6 track EP, Blue Wave. The label, 3MS, could be stylised as the gambler who likes to take … Continue reading

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EP review: JASON SWEENEY – Welcome To Bathvegas

JASON SWEENEY - Bathvegas

Facebook [Release date 07.01.22] We’ve played a couple of songs Jason Sweeney released last year on GRTR! Radio, including the rather good ‘She’s A Fighter’. Now he kicks off 2022 with a new five song EP where he is joined … Continue reading

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EP review: MACHINE’S DREAM – Earth

MACHINE’S DREAM - Earth

Bandcamp [Release date 25.12.21] Machine’s Dream released this four track EP on Christmas Day via Bandcamp as a ‘pay what you can’ release. The EP not only serves as a taster from their new album due later this year on … Continue reading

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EP review: THIRD LUNG – Dialogues Of The Fatal Few

Third Lung

Facebook [Release date 26.11.21] We enjoyed Reading four piece Third Lung’s 2019 EP ‘Sooner Or Later’ here at Ritchie towers and I was delighted to read they have a new EP out. The EP is a compilation of singles, plus … Continue reading

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EP review: BIG BIG TRAIN – Proper Jack Froster

Big Big Train

Digital only [Release date 19.11.21] A seasonal release from Big Big Train, ahead of their new album ‘Welcome To The Planet’ due in January next year. The single is expanded into a digital EP as they add the previously released … Continue reading

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EP review: TOM WEBBER – Stop and Think About It

Tom Webber

Facebook [Release date 16.10.21] Debut release by Oxfordshire based singer songwriter Tom Webber. Despite his youthful age his music takes the listener back to the late 50’s/early 60’s when artists like the Everly Brothers, the Drifters and Sam Cooke were … Continue reading

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EP review: THE SMOKING PISTOLS – Sip It For Free

THE SMOKING PISTOLS – Sip It For Free

Bandcamp [Release date 26.09.21] Doux Mantra Records The Smoking Pistols are a four piece garage punk meets rock ‘n roll band hailing from France, consisting of El Tat (guitar & vocals), Zack (guitars), Call (bass) and Bone (drums). El Tat … Continue reading

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EP review: LIBERTY LIES – HaLLoween EP

LIBERTY LIES - Halloween

Liberty Lies – Official Website (libertyliesofficial.com) [Release date 29.10.21] Liberty Lies formed in 2010 and the current line up consists of vocalist Shaun Richards, guitarist Josh Pritchett, drummer Adam Stevens and bassist Miles Bagshaw. They have been on the road … Continue reading

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EP review: AMY THATCHER – Let What’s In, Out

AMY THATCHER – Let What’s In, Out

Website [Release date 05.11.21] Amy Thatcher is a professional accordionist based in the North East of England. She has built up a reputation as one of the UK’s leading folk accordionists, both as a performer and composer, working with fellow … Continue reading

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EP review: BILLY IDOL – The Roadside EP

BILLY IDOL - The Roadside EP

Dark Horse Records [Release date 17.09.21] Billy Idol has recently released “The Roadside EP”, his first new material since 2014’s “Kings & Queens of The Underground”, and what a welcome return it is. The EP was produced by Butch Walker … Continue reading

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EP review: NAKED SUNDAY – Skeleton Keys

NAKED SUNDAY - Skeleton Keys

Facebook  [Release date 03.09.21] Naked Sunday are a hard rock, 4 piece band from Stafford, they are the epitome of what we define as the new wave of classic rock genre in my humble opinion. The vocals, lyrics and heavy … Continue reading

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EP review: MUDDIBROOKE – Luncay

MUDDIBROOKE - Lunacy

Self-release [Release date 22.10.21] ‘Lunacy’ is the debut EP from Derby based alt rockers MuddiBrooke who formed in January 2020. They have previously released two singles and music videos which have seen them receive airplay on Kerrang! Radio and earn … Continue reading

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EP review: JESSICA LYNN – Reimagined

JESSICA LYNN - Reimagined

www.jessicalynnmusic.org/music [Release date 17.09.21] This new four song EP from Jessica Lynn is influenced by her weekly livestreams during the pandemic. “Since the pandemic started,” Jessica reflects, “I have been performing piano livestreams every week, where my fans have challenged … Continue reading

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EP review: THE MANGOES – Pale Blue Dot

THE MANGOES - Pale Blue Dot

www.themangoesband.com [Release date 19.07.21] The Mangoes are a pop-rock duo formed by Tim Morse (vocals, keys) and Bret Bingham (lead vocals, guitarist, bass, keys, drum samples) in 2014 and conceived as a song writing collective. This new EP is as … Continue reading

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EP review: DEAD MAN’S WHISKEY – Breakout

DEAD MAN'S WHISKEY - Breakout

Self-release [Release date 01.10.21] Dead Man’s Whiskey are back in action with an appearance at this year’s Stone Dead festival and a string of tour dates this month (September at the time of publication). This five song EP is produced … Continue reading

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EP review: ANDY PARTRIDGE – My Failed Songwriting Career Vol. 1

ANDY PARTRIDGE

Ape House [Release date 23.7.21] When XTC was put on hiatus following 2000’s “Wasp Star”, Andy Partridge decided it was time to write for other artists. A number of successful co-writes came to fruition (Steven Wilson, Pugwash, Miles Kane), along … Continue reading

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EP review: COUNCIL – It Runs In The Blood

COUNCIL – It Runs In The Blood

Facebook [Release date 17.09.21] Council is made up of the 3 brothers Reeves (Andy, Doug and Pat) who traded in a life of farming to pursue their true dream: writing and performing music. Last year’s EP was highly impressive and … Continue reading

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EP review: BASTETTE – Exposed

BASTETTE - Exposed

RPM Records [Release date 17.09.21] ‘Exposed’ is the debut EP from Blackburn based Bastette, who have already had benefited from recent exposure as one of the artists on the New Wave of Classic Rock compilation. Bastette are vocalist/songwriter Caroline Kenyon, … Continue reading

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EP review: SEETHER – Wasteland – The Purgatory EP

SEETHER - Wasteland - The Purgatory EP

Fantasy Records [Release date 30.07.21] Seether’s new EP will certainly appeal to existing fans of the band as it features three never-before-heard tracks and an alternate take of ‘Wasteland’ (along with the original album version). The EP gets a limited … Continue reading

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