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Revisionist History: 2007

Welcome to Revisionist History, a weekly series in which I debate, review, and discuss the music of my youth, from 1993 to 2014. This week:  1,912 more words


Singing Songs of Praise - II : Saturday is the new Thursday... apparently!

Songs of Praise normally takes place on a Thursday. Try as we might to persuade the powers that be otherwise it seems that Swindon is locked into the idea that the only things that will be successful on a weekend is cover and tribute bands and so an endless grind of people re-living the glory of Green Day, squeezing all of the spontaneity and originality from Nirvana and sadly reminding us just how awful Judas Priest actually were is our lot. 117 more words

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Singing Songs of Praise - I : A potted history.

When I set this blog up I intended it to be a diary of my progress into self-sufficiency as a writer, music promoter, record company boss and what ever else it took to keep from returning to office based paper shuffling or pallet truck pulling boredom. 270 more words

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Kanye West Album Tracks, Correctly Ranked

“Yeezy season approaching.” – George Washington

Long weekend + Monday, you guys.  Had a great time with friends in South Carolina/Charlotte, drove through the Great Friggin’ American Smoky Mountains and  612 more words


Music, and moods.

A person online, in a question about their favorite music, had this to say:

“Music […] is universal language. Music unites moral, emotional and esthetical spheres of mankind. 1,415 more words


The realities of running a local gig. (from The Ocelot Sept '14)

I just thought that I would share some of the more amusing things that we constantly find ourselves up against trying to promote original music in Swindon. 369 more words

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