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Downes Braide Association – Skyscraper Souls

“This is a song for those who never stop believing” proclaims Chris Braide as ‘Prelude’ begins. This optimism, gilded with naivety, continues to prevail against the pitfalls of a loose narrative sketched across the musical landscape that traverses through his and Geoff Downes‘ third collaboration under their  Association nomenclature for Skyscraper Souls. From the outset this feels a continuation of ...

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Kilbey Kennedy Release Glow & Fade

Kilbey Kennedy’s fifth album Glow And Fade celebrates a decade of collaborations from Antipodean musicians Steve Kilbey and Martin Kennedy, and will become available on the 24th November through Golden Robot Records. If the names appear not too familiar on UK shores, their credentials speak highly of their work, and in the case of Kennedy his music must certainly have ...

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The Tubes – November 2017 UK tour

The Tubes return to the UK this November for six club dates, plus five arena concerts supporting Alice Cooper. “We’re thrilled to return to the country that started it all for us,” said The Tubes’ frontman Fee Waybill. “I embrace my British heritage; the beer and the fish and chips and the best rock and roll fans in the world. The tour will be ...

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Review: Donnie Vie – The White Album

Former Enuff Z’nuff lead vocalist Donnie Vie takes his infatuation with The Beatles to extremes with The White Album, not least in paying homage with its title. In that it’s a double album there’s also plenty to listen to. Self-indulgent to be sure, but it comes from a good place and feels it was made for vinyl where you need ...

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