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Tim Bowness and his Burning Shed

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Of all the labels operating on the fringes of the modern musical mainstream, sanctuaries for the ever broadening diaspora that is fleeing what were once regarded as the major labels of this world, Burning Shed has long stood as a …

Bruce Rowland – 1939-2015

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Bruce Rowland, who passed away last week, was one of the last great early seventies session men, the propulsion behind a stream of classic hits – and classic festivals, too; as a member of Joe Cocker’s Grease Band, that’s him …

Kevin Godley – Spacecake. A review.

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Kevin Godley Spacecake (Hand Held Company Ltd) Once upon a time, there was a band called 10cc. “Rubber Bullets,” that was them.  “I’m Not In Love” and “The Dean and I.”  “Old Wild Men” and “Sand in my Face,” “One …

Sarah Cracknell’s Red Kite

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Of all the music that can be said to have soundtracked the 1990s, at least once you step beyond the Alice in Grungey Britblur axis with which the history books now berate us (was 1998 really the year of Rialto?  …