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Singing Songs of Praise - IV : Less is more, more or less.

One of the people who I always look to for inspiration when it comes to music promotion is a chap called Kieran Moore. He runs a promotional operation based mainly around Devizes called Sheer Music and for integrity, enthusiasm and sheer energy (see what I did there) can not be beaten. 529 more words

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Revisionist History: 2009

Welcome to Revisionist History, a weekly series in which I debate, review, and discuss the music of my youth. This week: 2009, and climbing the mountain. 1,639 more words

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Jazz Bros @ Bend Roots Festival

Members of CROCK and the Bend Student Jazz Ensemble tore-up the Black Butte Porter stage at the Bend Roots Festival with the Jazz Bros!  Special thanks to Mark Ransom for the invitation and all his efforts in fostering the festival – and for joining the band on stage for some rippin blues!   389 more words

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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

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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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