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A two-finger synth melody is picked out, melodically precise, in that way Depeche Mode wrought so many classic hooks from as they shifted through Construction Time Again and Some Great Reward, striding out of the pure pop of the Vince Clarke era and heading for the proto-goth sampling of Black Celebration. It’s a pop melody …

Young Essex three piece Bilk hare about to released their debut single Give Up, produced by Rich Turvey (Blossoms, The Coral) in Parr Street Studios, Liverpool. Lead singer Sol Abrahams described the track as being about “The idea of not giving up your aim when you’ve got your surroundings and other things going on in …

Essex punk rock five piece GIANTS have been building solid support, both in their own manor and further afield in recent times. They’ve supported the likes of H2O, Comeback Kid, The Ghost Inside and have released DIY EP’s and vinyl singles along the way. They’re ow working on a full length album with Neil Kennedy …

I really, really, fervently hope that the title is a nod to one of my favourite silly films of all time, the Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short triumph ‘¡Three Amigos!‘. If it isn’t, shame on Loose Joints. They’re not wrong, though. This really is “Quattro Amigos, out of control”. If you like your rock …

Dalston Kingsland, half-eight on a dreary Thursday night, the capital greasily covered with filthy spring rain. This is not at all in keeping with the spirit of the record we’re here to receive, not at all.  Fortunately The Fruitful Earth couldn’t give a flying fuck what it’s like outside. The Servant Jazz Quarters stage is …