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This Wednesday (17th January), I’ll have the pleasure of interviewing journalist and author Matthew Collin on stage at Rough Trade Bristol (7pm, free entry). We’ll be discussing his new book, … 338 more words


Track of the Day #02: Shame - Angie

Shame – Angie

For fans of: Slaves, Drenge, The Fall
Hear it live: Extensive UK tour lined up for April

Out today, London rabble Shame’s full length debut ‘Songs of Praise’ is an early contender for album of the year. 100 more words

Track Of The Day

Rough Trade Album of the Month December 2017: Jim James "Tribute To 2"

I’m a sucker for a cover album. The idea of interesting artists doing their favourite songs is compelling. It reveals their influences, exposes a little of their psyche, maybe even their childhood. 1,003 more words


2017 Highlights - Part One

Whilst Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” bestrode the Blackcountryrock household in 2016, this year’s music has seemed to come in phases, quite often linked to gigs. Much of the stuff I’ve enjoyed I’ve written about already in 2017 and there will be a couple of LPs appearing on the blog in coming weeks. 1,311 more words


Lost Horizons: "Ojala" - Rough Trade Album of the Month November 2017

As Steve Wynn of the Dream Syndicate said:

It just goes to show how wrong you can be

It happens from time to time. You buy the LP and pop it on and are underwhelmed.

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Impregnable BBC, Tate Too!

Every week I see famous folk sit on programmes at the Beeb and talk about their latest book. I turn to my wife and assure her its ok they’ll be doing a special feature about my book(s) tomorrow. 1,216 more words

Pete Kennedy

Fan Club at Rough Trade

Review of Fan Club’s Festive Party at Rough Trade

Author’s notes

Gig from 02/12/2017 at Rough Trade – Dream Nails, Liines, Velodrome and Dacodac

Published on the Notts Music Network website