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Jen chats to Chris White about The Dire Straits Experience heading to Australia in early October.

I got the chance to interview Chris White, an original Dire Straits band member and the man responsible for the saxophone parts that we all love from Dire Straits music.   2,366 more words

The Reals pay tribute to Dire Straits at the Rhumbelow Theatre

The Reals, together with guest guitarist Shaun Dragt,  will be paying tribute to Dire Straits at the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole, 5 Alan Paton Avenue (Durban Road), Pietermaritzburg at 2pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, September 25.  242 more words

A valid question

Did I actually return to America to start a new life? Or did I return because I’m still chasing ghosts from my old life here, while simultaneously running away from my ghosts in the UK? 37 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues

Tracks: 5.15am

He thought the man was fast asleep
Silent, still and deep
Both dead and cold
Shot through
With bullet holes

This is an odd one and probably the least ‘cool’ track on this list which is strange and mumble-worthy in itself… Of all those bands revisited and touted as influences, given the remaster treatment and dusted off in the wake of nostalgia revivals, Dire Straits remained immune.

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That Ain't Working!

It’s that time of the week when The Nest puts its nose to the turntable as we pour all of our blood, sweat, tears, and maybe some other bodily fluids into rummaging through our lost music vault just so you can enjoy a nice earworm on your Monday morning.  342 more words


Dire Straits, Brothers In Arms

Risky move, the original song is an all time classic. I thought I’d try something different.

It’s time to make changes
the self torture must end… 134 more words


See Andy Kershaw on stage at Buxton

Andy Kershaw has led an extraordinary life, in fact his CV reads as if it were a Hollywood film script.

It all started when he ran out of his A Level exam halfway through to go to see a Bob Dylan concert. 272 more words