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Welsh rising stars Pretty Vicious set their sights on America as they sign to Island Records in the US

Merthyr firebrands Pretty Vicious have put pen to paper with Island Records in the US.

The young punks, who signed with Virgin-EMI in the UK around 18 months ago following the UK record industry descending on their hometown to witness the band’s debut shows at The Redhouse, will now take a tilt at breaking America when their debut album is released worldwide in April 2017. 309 more words


25 Masterworks: PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

My Spin on Masterworks: 21 of 25

PJ Harvey

Let England Shake

Island, 2011

It would be a severe disservice to Polly Jean Harvey and her illustrious career to disregard her greater body of work in the pursuit of whittling her albums down to just a single definitive masterpiece. 1,387 more words

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FAIRPORT CONVENTION - " Leige And Life " Classic Folk Albums

Fairport Convention generally have the tag of being ‘the all-time folk-rock band of Britain’ and deservedly so.
“They do in a very worthy sense have the right to be crowned the most important folk-rock band ever” 347 more words




With the vinyl revival  in full flow, some of the biggest names in music are taking the opportunity to reissue their albums exclusively on vinyl. 2,413 more words


Gladstone Street - part three

The third step on the stairs creaked so I always avoided that one, especially if I was creeping down to listen at the middle room door after being sent to bed. 1,517 more words

Nick Jonas premieres music video for new single "Voodoo"

Nick Jonas has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The singer, songwriter, and record producer posted the Black Coffee-directed clip for “Voodoo” to his Vevo channel on Tuesday (October 19, 2016). 105 more words

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