Music Archive (176)

Tuesday, 08 January 2013 19:38

Carol Harrison All Or Nothing

Written by Matteo Sedazzari


The Small Faces were one of the coolest bands to come out in the sixties.  Four impeccably dressed lads originally from East London, Steve Marriott (Guitar and Vocals), Ronnie Lane (Bass and Vocals), Kenney Jones (Drums) and Jimmy Winston (Vocals and Keyboards), who was replaced by Ian McLagan in November 1965.
Friday, 04 January 2013 12:23

Last Night on Earth with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at The Troubadour

Written by mine Iknadossian


Waiting in line in the chill of late December, I began talking to a few other fans about the inimitable band 'Black Rebel Motorcycle'.
Sunday, 30 December 2012 18:49

The Redskins – The Power is Yours!

Written by Stuart Deabill



The Redskins came to me like a bolt of lightning. Arriving at the GLC Jobs For A Change Festival in June 1984, back when Ken Livingstone was a thorn in Thatcher’s arse as the panto villain and the quite brilliant Red Ken (far removed from the more recent muggy Congestion Charge Ken version) and passing loads of upset right wing skinheads crossing Waterloo bridge away from the Jubilee Gardens where the festival was taking place.

Saturday, 22 December 2012 16:29

A Light That Never Goes Out Discussed With Tony Fletcher

Written by Matteo Sedazzari



A Light That Never Goes Out, is a recent biography of one of Manchester’s finest bands, The Smiths, formed in 1982 and disbanded in 1987.  Their first single, Hand in Glove, was released in May 1983 on Rough Trade.  With the jangling guitar intro of Johnny Marr coupled with Morrissey’s unique melancholia and melodic vocals,  backed by Mike Joyce’s 50’s rock ‘n’ roll meets 70’s funk drumming and the beating and pulsating bass lines of Andy Rourke,

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 20:52

Simon Lord One Reviewed

Written by Nick Churchill



The first solo outing for Simian founder and sometime Memory Band member Simon Lord is a fine example of classic English songwriting as a melting pot for a wealth of seemingly disparate influences.

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