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Sssnakebite: Shikari at the LCR

I remember the first time I saw Enter Shikari like it was yesterday. It was the first time I ever felt like I could actually be injured at a gig and I loved it, coming out dripping with sweat, bruised by a thousand person strong mosh pit and having only fallen on my face three…

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40 years of indie: enter Mr Shankly

To celebrate 40 years of indie music, Lewis Oxley explores the history of the most British of genres, charting the four decades of indie over three issues. 40 years ago, an undercurrent was gently starting to rumble in the UK music scene. The next generation of youth, facing the torrents of unemployment that marked the…

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Gig fatigue: addressing the symptoms

By the time I walked out of You Me At Six at the LCR in December, I felt like I was gigged out. I had seen a band give a performance which was energetic, fun and, important, very good, but felt utterly bored with live music. No smiling, singing along or moshing. Gigs have lost…

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Norwich Bands to Watch

The Yacht Club Norwich by-way-of London twinkle-emos The Yacht Club prepare to drop their debut album, The Last Words You Said to Me Have Kept Me Here and Safe, later this month. I’ve heard it and have the 5-star review saved on my computer ready to go. Intricate instrumentation and soulful vocals lie at the…

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The death of the record collection

Progress in Sound With easy access and an abundance of songs, it is no wonder streaming is becoming one of the most popular ways to listen to music. Legally streaming opens up a world of possibilities in which you can test compatibility with all different genres. Streaming becomes an online record store with unlimited browsing….

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Miles Kane: 100 Miles an hour

A night fused with the good, the bad and the cool, one half of the Last Shadow Puppets, Miles Kane unleashed a highly intense and exhilarating show to save the crowd from the bluest of Monday evenings. Kane is well known for his high-octane stage manner and endearing character, and he certainly had now intentions of…

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