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Alice Phoebe Lou

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Along with the many waifs and strays of the European travel circuit, Alice Phoebe Lou found herself in Berlin. She calls herself a street musician with a “social obligation to busk” just in… Continue reading

Jethro Fox

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As we creep into the winter months, something very close to my heart is the mission of finding that stomp-inducing sound to help me cope with the reality of actually getting out of… Continue reading

Some people call us “Wicker Glam”: Meet Stealing Sheep

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To cling onto that end of the summer festival feeling, a few weeks ago at ‘In The Woods’ we met Stealing Sheep. These pagan songstresses were headlining the second stage and are pitted… Continue reading

In The Woods

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There are so many festivals around these days; the attitude seems to be if you haven’t queued an extortionate amount of time for a warm beer or passed out in the arms of… Continue reading

Reggae Sun Ska

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To continue the summer festival frivolities HMCMB went international earlier this August to ‘Reggae Sun Ska’ in Pauillac, France. Fair to say it’s something a little different to what we normally cover and… Continue reading

Soko

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Another wistful female singer song writer, yes, they are everywhere, but I definitely don’t think you can have too much of a good thing when this Bordeaux belle is involved. Every part the bohemian… Continue reading

Brother & Bones

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Genuine talent and passion are qualities that resonate through the music of artists that stand out. And that’s exactly what Brother & Bones do. I saw them back in November of last year,… Continue reading

First Aid Kit

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Something a bit different from us today, in the form of First Aid Kit. They look just exactly how they sound, huge floppy felt hats and reels of ethnic fabric floating around them.… Continue reading

Lucy Rose

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You may not have come across this wistful young woman, but Lucy Rose lulls us with light and nostalgic musings to wash away the January blues. Also, what a fabulous name. Currently waiting… Continue reading

Beaty Heart

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It seems things are turning a bit chilly. I’m sure you are all cosying up to the fire with a good book, a hot drink and your favourite album. But if you fancy… Continue reading

The Festival Special, Best of All…Bestival

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The end of summer is fast approaching, which means an end to the mud, cider and frolics of the festival season, the icing on the cake being Rob Da Bank’s Bestival. But with… Continue reading