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Jorge Miguel’s Top 10 Albums Of 2014

2nd January 2015 at 12:15 pm

Jorge Miguel

It’s that time again, when we, music lovers, choose the best albums of the year – the ones that stood out the most. It’s always a fun activity, and this year is no exception. So, here are my top ten. 10. DNMF – S/T…
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Supersonic Festival 2014 – Review By Daniel Mackenzie

14th July 2014 at 8:30 am

Supersonic Festival 2014

One thing that is immediately obvious in the atmosphere of a Supersonic event is the feeling of floating in the recesses of an enormous musical and artistic Venn diagram. Whereas something like Glastonbury basically tries to cover near enough everything in its sphere, festival…
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Supersonic 2014: Daniel Mackenzie Previews The Weekend’s Festivities

23rd May 2014 at 10:45 am

Supersonic Festival 2014

Good news for fans of pretty much any decent music: over two enticingly packed days Supersonic Festival will return this month. May 30th – 31st sees the Custard Factory, Birmingham a familiar site to regular Supersonic-ers, dressed up to welcome this edition’s typically diverse…
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SWANS To Headline Supersonic Festival 2014 Over The Weekend Of 30th – 31st May

12th February 2014 at 1:35 pm

Supersonic 2014

Back by popular demand and after a successful 10 years of existence, Supersonic Festival returns and Capsule are taking the event back to its core values by curating ‘Supersonic Festival Ltd Edtn’ an intimate two day event. On 30th and 31st May, it shall…
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JARBOE To Release INDEMNITY On Vinyl This September Via Burning World

31st July 2013 at 9:02 am

Jarboe - Photo by Marilyn Chen

Burning World Records is proud to present a new release on the label: JARBOE – Indemnity on vinyl. JARBOE of course is well known from her work with Swans/World Of Skin in the 80s and 90s but is also a influential artist in her…
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Soggy Bog 117 – Coma Wall / Undersmile Special! ‘Wood & Wire’ Played In It’s Entirety + New Devil, Boris, Fister & More!

12th March 2013 at 1:41 pm

Soggy Bog

The latest Soggy Bog Podcast, episode 117, is now available and this week is a Coma Wall / Undersmile Special with their new split LP ‘Wood & Wire‘ being aired in its entirety for the very first time. The playlist also reflects the mood…
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2012: Year Of The Apocalypse…? Tom McKibbin’s End Of Year Round-Up

22nd December 2012 at 11:42 am

Tom McKibbin

A Round-up of the Year that Failed to Destroy Itself Those wacky Mayans, eh? Just like Nostradamus after them, they seemed to promise the (end of the) world but here we all are, still trudging through a dark winter’s day, broke, cold and full…
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Shaman Lee’s Top 10 Albums & 2012 Year Review

20th December 2012 at 11:36 am

Conan

Well what an amazing year 2012 has been for music and everything that’s been happening at Shaman HQ, the website continues to grow from strength to strength with visits at an all time high, the same year also saw me take a more active…
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Swans / Sir Richard Bishop @ Sound Control, Manchester 17/11/2012

26th November 2012 at 9:28 am

Swans @ Sound Control, Manchester 17/11/2012

To realise the full power of Swans is to witness them play live, right in front of you. To realise their utter conviction is to see the sweat shine all over the black shirt on Michael Gira’s back, as he elegantly raises his hands…
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Swans ‘The Seer’ CD/LP/DD 2012

21st September 2012 at 9:17 am

Swans

The return of Swans has to rank among the least cynical of comebacks/reunions/rebirths of any band in recent years – few bands command as much respect and fear (in fairly equal measure) as Michael Gira’s merry circus of outcasts and deviants, and The Seer…
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