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Lindisfarne

The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes Friday 14 April 2017 Put simply Lindisfarne were amazing. This was not, in the era of reformations or umpteenth significant anniversary tours, a cynical cash in or reformation, but the current line up in a band that through shifting members has been delighting...

John Smith

Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds and Upper Chapel, Sheffield Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April 2017 A most common name for a very uncommonly talented musician. The previous Sunday on the Radio Leeds Durbervilles Folk and Roots Radio Show they had joked about his name. They asked if it was real and...

Elliott Morris - Lost and Found (Dominoes Club Records)

With a string of EPs under his belt, Lincolnshire-based singer-songwriter Elliott Morris has finally released his long-awaited full-length debut record, an album of finely-crafted originals that are accompanied by some highly accomplished arrangements ( One More Day, Let it Out ) and trademark...

Dreadzone - Dread Times (Dubwiser Records)

Dreadzone are a British institution. A band who since its formation in 1993 by ex Big Audio Dynamite drummer Greg Roberts, has continued to morph and absorb influences. Alongside a warm embracing keyboard stew that sounds vintage and now, expect the unexpected, North African music, Ska revival,...

Ewan MacPherson - Fetch (Shoogle Records)

This masterful instrumental album by Ewan MacPherson (Fribo/Salthouse/RoughCoastAudio/Shooglenifty) brings together a bunch of high quality players that one feels were not picked just because they were close at hand. FETCH showcases the talents of several hand-picked collaborators in order to bring...

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