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Nanook of the North: Scenes, Genres and Futures

I recently caught up with Nanook of the North before their gig at Gwdihw. I’m a big fan of theirs, and a quick listen to their Soundcloud will tell you why. The last time I saw them before this night … Continue reading

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Albatross Archive: Off beats and Big Pianos

Battle of the band style events are weird things. To me, live music brings people together because of a shared love of a band, so that element of competition has never sat well with me. But whilst self-righteous idealists like me might pour … Continue reading

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Acoustic: Beautiful sounds or dirty word?

I’m not entirely sure Nirvana knew what they were starting when they recorded Unplugged. Yes, there had been many acoustic acts before, and Dylan had propelled folk to the mainstream long ago, but since the session rock bands have queued … Continue reading

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Sky Larkin and Mowbird are awesome!

I remember trying to explain to someone years ago why I went to see bands play more than once. There are so many factors that come  go into a successful gig (sound, venue, band members, promotion, audience etc.) that each … Continue reading

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