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Opinion is Free: Why Guy Garvey is a legend in his own right

It was during a summer holiday in Rhyl when as a young boy my mum put on the first album she had bought since Coldplay’s, Parachutes. 706 more words


Elbow--The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver

I know I just touched on Elbow last week with a mini weekend post, but it’s time to revisit them in full.  Often painfully lumped in with Coldplay, Elbow are experimental and accomplished in a way  that other English bands of their ilk rarely are.   209 more words


news from the workshop: hibiscus

I’ve been working hard on a commission for the past few days. My customer had seen and liked my poppy earrings, but wanted a pair featuring Hawaiian flowers. 307 more words


Elbow--Independent Women

Another gem from the Live Lounge, one of the weirdest and most wonderful covers in existence sees Elbow taking on Destiny’s Child.  Bet you  never thought you’d hear a Northern, pub-ed up version of Independent Woman, did you?   40 more words


A Most Beautiful Story... As Told In Dylan LeBlanc’s Cautionary Tale

I believe the first time I heard the opening track “Cautionary Tale” was on KCSN, and it was immediately Shazamed.

Yeah, I do like saying that… and I do remember the… 552 more words

Marc's Mixed Bag - A Little Of Everything

Various artists: The Long Road

This has to be one of the coolest charity records ever made. Instead of various boy bands you’ve never heard of mixing with a few big names to produce ear wax that’s at least in a good cause, this is a genuinely good mini album. 471 more words

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Guy Garvey unveils Meltdown lineup

Robert Plant, Femi Kuti, elbow’s Guy Garvey, and Laura Marling are just some of the artists performing at the 23rd Meltdown from 10 to 19 June 2016. 547 more words

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