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See: The monochrome video for Trevor Sensor’s ‘Chiron, Galactus’: an instant classic of mourning, cathartic Americana

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Album review: New Bums – ‘Last Time I Saw Grace’: Ben and Donovan reveal an unexpected treat

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Track: Greg Puciato Shares Single ‘Do You Need Me To Remind You’ Taken From His Debut Solo Album

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It’s one of those quintessentially English places, Oxford. The writer William Butler Yeats, in a letter to fellow poet, and possible unrequited love interest Katharine Tynan, said “I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is …

So today was September. and here in Sheffield, it was like they switched off the Summer and switched on the Autumn. As i ventured out this morning, I had to wander straight back inside to get a jumper, and, however much I tried to stay out in the garden this afternoon, the wind blowing in …

Part of growing up is the inevitable invites to dinner parties. I try, as much as I can to avoid them. The strained conversation, usually about a mutually convenient, middle of the road topic, such as the weather, the fact footballers get paid too much, the school your children go to…. Although sometimes you’re lucky, …

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable, so said Janis Joplin, before she went ahead and gave her audiences the blues by administering a reportedly strong batch of heroin into her own veins and promptly passing away. But Blues audiences have never really seen anything like Benjamin Darvill, a.k.a. Son of Dave. Although he’s …

I’ve just come back off holiday. I went to the little Channel Island of Alderney. It’s this small bit of rock, where everything happens, well, whenever. I sort of love the Island and its charms, but one of the thing i don’t like, even a little bit, is getting there. Firstly, I had to fly …

I reckon pretty much everyone tries a diet at sometime in their life. Whether that’s because they want to get smaller, or more muscle-bound, or fit into a particular dress or something, we all try it. I had a friend, this huge Tuba player we called Tiny, who went on a diet. Cut out all …

There was this lad at my school called Tom. I didn’t even know him that well, only enough to nod to really, but I think at the time I almost wanted to be him. He had cool clothes, was captain of the school football team, had the latest haircuts and the girls crowded around him, …

We served notice about All-girl London five-piece Fake Club about a month ago when they first released current single “Beauty Queen”.  Well now they’ve put out a video for it.  It’s everything that you should expect: fast-paced, in-your-face, brash and ballsy, and cut up with unhealthy doses of pop and TV culture. The live sections were …

The most important thing about a DJ is his voice. Her in Britain there’s two distinctive sorts of DJ; those that are interested in he music, and those that are interested in themselves. It’s quite easy to spot them – generally the former are on in the evenings, and the latter inhabit the daytimes. It’s …

I’m useless with technology. Really – I’ll give you an example. The band I’m in on occasion did a pop festival in Aarhus, Denmark. It was a good bill, which culminated in Jens Lekman I recall. We were on about third on the bill, and when our time came, I walked out in front of …