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Latest Gig Reviews

The Mountain Goats - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK

There’s something reassuring about the success of idiosyncratic indie-folk act, The Mountain Goats. While not exactly a household name, the band has built up an ever-growing and passionate following. This weekend they’ve managed to sell out two consecutive nights at The Brudenell Social Club in Leeds with an in-store performance at Jumbo records for good measure.

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Adorable - Hebden Bridge Trades Club

From all the early 90s bands that have reformed in recent years, perhaps the biggest surprise announcement of them all was that Adorable were getting back together, albeit for a brief, but welcome run of shows.

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Babybird - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK

As Stephen ‘Babybird’ Jones will point out later this evening with a weary smile, it’s been “24 years since that wonderful single”. Since then Jones has recorded an absolutely staggering amount of music, releasing “120 albums in 8 years” through his ever-growing Bandcamp page. An incredibly talented and prolific artist, Jones has somehow remained one of the country’s best-kept songwriting secrets.

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Classic Album Reviews

Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Captain Beefheart - Safe As Milk
by Kevin Orton
Brian Eno - Another Green World
by Mark Moody
Wire - 154
Wire - 154
Wire - 154
by Kevin Orton
Rush - 2112
Rush - 2112
Rush - 2112
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
by Jon Burke
X - Under the Big Black Sun
X - Under the Big Black Sun
X - Under the Big Black Sun
The Clash - London Calling
The Clash - London Calling
The Clash - London Calling
by Kevin Orton