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Live Review: Elbow, Jimi Goodwin at London's O2 Arena (4/16)

Photography by Helen Boast

Seated high up at London’s O2 arena, it was little surprise that most of those around me boasted strong northern accents. After all, two of the north of England’s favourite sons were on hand to dispense the kind of homespun wit and wisdom characteristic of the region, alongside brands of music that play hard with your emotions. 780 more words

Concert Reviews

Stars In Battledress: A Winning Decree

I have been a fan of Stars In Battledress since I first saw them supporting Cardiacs in 1999. Tim Smith was and is a big fan of this unique duo; they are brothers Richard and James Larcombe. 328 more words


Clyde is a soft song about the river Clyde from Beggars Opera cd Promise in Motion RGS 9486, which was released in 2011.

At the time when the musical ideas were unfolding I was reading an old and wonderful book called The Elusive River George Pratt Insh Published by The Moray Press, 1946. 79 more words

Art Rock

Promise in Motion Lyrics

Beggars Opera Promise In Motion
RGS 9486

Clyde video short


And now I am aware of some little children
Happy singing and playing in the sunlight… 771 more words

Art Rock


1. Sestra
2. Little Land
3. Red Terror
4. Stolen Flowers Rust
5. Service Station Blues
6. Lightbulb
7. Powdered Milk Asylum
8. Black Dolphin
9. Jazz Funerals
10. Brat


365 Days of Music, Day 81: Electric Light Orchestra - On the Third Day (1973)

Day 81 and another classic rock day and I love this tradition on my blog, it’s one of my favorite days of the week now and Sundays usually blow .  466 more words

365 Days Of Music

Matt Stevens - Lucid (avant-rock)

Esoteric Recordings EANTCD027 2014, DD & CD album, 41m 53s

£7.99 DD £10.95 CD




Matt Stevens has a particular approach as a solo performer; he gigs on his own, with an acoustic guitar, and he plays instrumental music. 1,770 more words