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Track: New Duo ‘ Wanderland ‘ debut the heavenly ‘Soon’

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News: Joni Mitchell celebrates the 50th anniversary of ‘Blue’ with a remastered set of her four Reprise albums

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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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When I was fairly young, about 18 I think it was (actually I don’t think, I know because I can remember it so well) my college mate and I went over to Manchester one cold December night. It was, at that time, the biggest gig I think I’d ever been to. Manchester G-Mex had sold …

We’ve written about the Wet Nuns before (specifically here) but they’re back with a new EP  ‘Broken Teeth’. The  EP was recorded with Ross Orton (Yes, he of Arctic Monkeys, The Fall, MIA and  The Kills fame) at McCall Studios earlier this year. The release is planned for February 18th, just ahead of the band hitting …

I’ve been to Buxton quite a few times. It’s one of those places that, once you’re there, is beautiful with loads of history. Its Built on the River Wye, and overlooked by Axe Edge Moor, but it’s probably most famous as  a spa town due to its geothermal spring, which apparently rises at a constant …

I was in hospital this one time,  I suppose I would have been about eight at the time, when I was told to stay still. Being in hospital was nothing new – me and my brother had bad asthma and we spent at least a couple of weeks incarcerated every winter. In some ways I …

Benjamin Disraeli was an author, letter-writer, thinker and probably most importantly, Prime Minister. Twice. Back in a time when these sort of jobs only went to the very richest and most privileged members of society (err, hang on a minute…..) during the 19th century,Disraeli was indeed one of that ruling class, but he was also considered …

  If I made a list of things I knew about the coastal town of Portsmouth, it would be pretty short. That fat bloke with loads of tattoos who rings his bell at Portsmouth football club, the A3, a port……Roger Hodgson of Supertramp was born there (actually I looked that last one up on Wikipedia- i’d run …