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The enduring appeal of Penetration and the Invisible Girls – the Pauline Murray interview

While Pauline Murray is now four decades down her chosen career path, it’s worth noting that the first incarnation of the band she co-founded as a teenager, County Durham’s pioneering punk outfit Penetration, was rather short-lived. It was certainly a happening … Continue reading

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Continuing Songs of The South – in conversation with Gaz Birtles

When founder member Dave Hemingway and long-serving keyboard player Damon Butcher called time late last year on live involvement with The South – the band that rose from the ashes of The Beautiful South – discussions followed about what to … Continue reading

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The enduring appeal of Sparks – in conversation with Ron Mael

  Many of us of a certain age will recall the first time we heard American art-pop-rockers Sparks, a band that properly appeared on the UK chart radar around the time of the glam movement, sitting pretty comfortably amid an … Continue reading

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Beyond the Boosh – the Noel Fielding interview

Memorably once described by Jimmy Carr as looking like ‘Rod Stewart has made love to a raven’, that there Noel Fielding’s back out on the road this month. Hot on the heels of a successful first couple of legs of … Continue reading

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Miles Kane / Telegram – Preston 53 Degrees (March 31, 2014)

My heart went out to Telegram on Monday, on the last night of their stint with Miles Kane yet still having to work their respective butts off to win over a partisan home crowd. This happening Anglo-Welsh outfit may already … Continue reading

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