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A Buyers Guide to The Bonzo Dog (Doo Dah) Band

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Snapped Ankles were formed in 2011 out of one of east London’s warehouse communities and have continued their unimagined rise ever since. They defy convention at every turn from wearing pieces of forest to making their own instruments and with the success of their latest LP Forest of your Problems they have embarked on a …

Critically acclaimed Australian rocker Courtney Barnett and psych rock outfit Temples are among the first wave of acts announced for the seventh edition of Manchester Psych Fest on 30 August 2019. The festival will also bring London post-punkers Goat Girl back to Manchester, along with much-loved lo-fi duo The Lovely Eggs, fuzzy outfit The Cult …

The Beauty Witch have compiled a treat for those in Manchester this evening, with Gorilla taking centre focus. Opening proceedings, we have local band Inland Taipan, who have a new line up which incorporates additional viola and violin. The ethereal vocals and franctic guitar notes are complimented beautifully by the strings and create an other …

For years, I had a vague feeling of musical dissatisfaction. Sure, The Heartbreaks tried their best to make me happy and, briefly, I was in love with The Slow Show. But deep, down inside, a still, small voice kept whispering to my middle-aged complacency, “Simo, Simo—. You’re more into Post-Punk than all of this Indie-schmindy …

Way back in the mid 90s there was a radio documentary about The Bonzo Dog Band. Co-bandleader Vivian Stanshall had passed away in recent years in tragic circumstances, so it was a nice tip of the hat to an act that contemporary audiences had dismissed as a mere novelty act responsible for nothing more than …