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As It Is: Ari Joshua and Andrew Savage Reviewed

Andrew Savage – Water the Cat Genre: Folk Andrew Savage is a performer that writes songs as if dutifully adding daily information into a diary that will one day be shared with the world. Most performers put on an act. If you’ve watched documentaries or…
7.5
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Face the strange: NECKBOLT and SLW cc Watt Reviewed

SLW cc Watt – Help Me Similar artists: Mike Watt, Jad Fair, T. Rex, Daniel Johnston Genre: Alt-Country SLW cc Watt’s “Help Me” echoes great outsider music making for a beautiful, if uncomfortable, listen. History tends to favor the music stars…
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Follow blindly: Scrimshire and The Ocelots

The Ocelots – Basket Case Genre: Indie Folk, Folk Never has there been a time in which chart-topping pop stars had less to do about the music that they are releasing than nowadays. This is not because the figureheads have become lazier or less…
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Gentle psych-out: Said and McDead reviewed

Said – Everything You Wanted Said’s “Everything You Wanted” is equal parts dream-pop musing, and bar-room jam band lets loose on a Saturday night. Just like Neil Young, someone with whom a lot of comparisons can be made in terms of sound, Said is a…
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Richard Ashcroft set to release new album

Richard Ashcroft (former singer of the Verve) has announced plans to release his first new album in six years. The forthcoming album is  to be titled “These People”. The singer, described once by music press as the shaman of rock or the heir to Mick Jagger, has…