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Top Ten Albums of 2017

My interest in music has been rocked this year by the unlikely addition of podcasts into my so called life. If that means that this list feels more incomplete than usual, that’s because it is! 2017 has seen a lot of disappointing big releases (Arcade Fire, Weezer) but also loads of good stuff too. Here are ten of the best:

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Shed Seven and Cast @ Sheffield Academy

“It’s time to burn this disco down…”

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Chris Helme @ Doncaster Leopard

“Lay back and enjoy the ride…”

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Album Review: Slaughter Beach, Dog – Birdie

With some musicians, the phrase ‘side project’ would strike fear into even their most ardent fans. The general consensus being that to step away from their main band is to indulge their most eye rollingly, pretentious whims. Occasionally though, a side project comes along that may just be a match for the band that spawned them. Slaughter Beach, Dog are the brain child of Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald.

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Singles Club: Morrissey, Shed Seven, Gengahr

As summer dissipates and autumn crackles, it is harder than ever to keep up with the bleeps, sounds and words that make up the music scene. Luckily, I still have nothing better to do with my time. Strap in for singles club…

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Singles Club: Bjork, Marilyn Manson, Weezer

How can you possibly be expected to keep up with sounds and words when WWIII is on the horizon and the kids have gone back to school? Luckily, there is always someone with too much time on their hands. It’s Singles Club…

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Singles Club: Weezer, Gorillaz, Fall Out Boy

It’s been a while since I have done one of these, partly because I have downloaded Resident Evil 4 but also because there hasn’t been loads of new music coming out in the last few weeks. I was sprung into action by the return of the worlds greatest band. Ladies and gentlemen… WEEZER!

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Ocean Colour Scene @ Doncaster Racecourse

‘I see trouble, up ahead…’

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Singles Club: The Cribs, Stereophonics, Milburn

We are too damn busy staying out of the comically awful British weather to listen to every bit of noise that farts out of our radios these days. It’s an unrewarding, tedious job but someone has to do it. Wait, I, I have to do this right? RIGHT? Singles Club…

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Tramlines 2017: Day 2 – Spring King, We Are Scientists, Primal Scream


Day 2 of Tramlines 2017 was a glorious, soaking mess…

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