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Oh My God its Tony Hawk! (and Maximo Park).

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On the 21st i was lucky enough to venture down to oh-so sunny Brighton beach near the old pier for the Quiksilver ‘gnarly’ skating extravaganza that featured not only Maximo Park (hold the… Continue reading

Boredom On the Bus’

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As I sit on some coach up to the supposedly sunny west country next to my half-passed out friend listening to some ungodly trance remix abomination (maybe a bit strong, but hey, I’m… Continue reading

The Best Coast in St. Ives

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Ahh, summer, i’m setting off to St. Ives in Cornwall tomorrow and ┬áhere in Blighty it’s raining… Its unlikely that it’s been raining in California though, not now, not ever (bastards). hence why… Continue reading

Songs For Da Weekend Yeah.

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So, i actually wanted to release this post on Friday, which at this point in time i have missed by eight minutes. So i’ma have to keep it nice and short. Not twitter… Continue reading

The Practice Rooms Have A Lil’ Chit Chat.

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Youtube, just like MySpace is such a great resource when it comes to finding untapped and unnoticed talent. The Practice Rooms are one such band. With only a handful of views for any… Continue reading

Scooby Doo and the David’s Lyre mystery.

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The variety of posts on David’s Lyre that inhabit the blogosphere have so far been focused on his soon to be position in the frontline. The frontline against the swathes of lovely female… Continue reading

Ridin’ the Nu Wave.

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Spur of the moment post that came about after I realised I will miss Wild Nothing at the Freebutt on the 14th. DAMN. The ‘surf pop’ sound has slowly been gathering momentum and… Continue reading

Johnny Foreigner in a World Cup frenzy.

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Johnny foreigner. A quite astounding so called ‘fight pop’ trio of Brummies. Their infectious 2 minute frenzied thrash songs that inhabit their albums have made them quite a hit. Johnny Foreigner are also… Continue reading

Tired Ponies, new tricks?

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A new band has been formed in the upper echelons of musical society (haha). 3 men all hailing from their own ┬ámassively successful bands have joined arms and are ready to invade top… Continue reading

PURPL PoP.

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Just a quick update about a little pop gem that has been keeping hold of my play button for the last 2 days. Usually i wouldn’t neccessarily choose to listen to a band… Continue reading

Ohhh Christinaa

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Boy Mandeville, a cheerful please-sing-along-with-us band that have been snowballing for some time now. This summer that snowball then got subsequently picked up and hurled at the pap’ by BBC’s Steve Lamacq. So… Continue reading

These people need signing, not fostering.

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A band sized hole in the current British mainstream became apparent after MGMT’s second album that unfortunately sounded like a pre-pubescent Thom Yorke that found a synthesiser. So, naturally, a band had to… Continue reading