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Singles Club: The Decemberists, Blossoms, Frank Turner

Music. It’s everywhere, but is it any good? In this occasional series I take on the weeks most interesting singles, or sometimes I just don’t bother because I am lazy. A bunch of big releases roused me from my breakfast food induced slumber this time out. Starting with…

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The Wombats @ Sheffield Academy

‘Everything is going wrong, but we’re so happy…’

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Podcast of the Week: The Stage Left Podcast

Lifting the veil on the music industry…

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Mark Morriss @ Doncaster Leopard

‘It’s all that I can do, to sing these stupid songs to you…’

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Top Ten 90s One Hit Wonders

As I get older, more and more I find myself comparing the shitstorm that is 2018 with the warm, comforting glow of the 90s. Film, music, Toblerone… you name it, the 90s did it better (apart from TV). With that in mind, I got to thinking about just how good one hit wonders were back in the worlds best ever decade. Let’s examine this phenomenon in a little more detail. It’s not like we have anything better to do…

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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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Crazy Town @ Doncaster Woolpack

26th October 2017

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Weezer @ Birmingham Academy

“Say it ain’t so…”

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Reel Big Fish @ Sheffield Academy

“Everybody’s doin’ the fish…”

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