Monthly Archives: October 2008

Ryan Adams & The Cardinals- Cardinology

Whether its commercially successful or commercial suicide no one can deny the talent of Ryan Adams. I’ve seen him at his best around the time of ‘Heartbreaker’, ‘Gold’ and his worst at the gig the day before he fell off … Continue reading

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Snow patrol- A hundred Million Suns

Ok so there are going to people out there that will knock this record before they have even heard it, the build them up knock them down mentality has befallen Snow Patrol and the band that it’s ok to like … Continue reading

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Big Things

Mixing the surreal of Vic and Bob’s ‘Weekenders’ and the humour of ‘Phoenix Nights’ with a dash of ‘Peep Show’ minus the inner dialogue comes ‘Big Things’ the debut feature from Mark Devenport. Filmed on location in Nottingham it tells … Continue reading

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Lou Reed’s Berlin

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly was one of my favourite films of last year, Lou Reed’s Berlin is an amazing album, so imagine my excitement when I hear the director of ‘Diving Bell’ Julian Schnabel is set to make … Continue reading

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Seasick Steve- I started out with nothing and I’ve still got most of it left

Recently a reviewer in NME gave Seasick Steve’s new album two stars out of ten, why such a low score? Well the reviewer claimed that because Steve is no longer a homeless blues hobo but a Norfolk cottage dweller he … Continue reading

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Hockley Hustle 2008

Once a year nottingham musicians get together to raise money for charity, now in its third year, this is called Hockley Hustle.120 bands across 13 venues this is the lowdown on the day at Broadway Cinema who this year hosted … Continue reading

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