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PRIMAL SCREAM DIXIE NARCO 30 YEARS ON

Primal Scream’s Dixie Narco EP was released in 1992 and remains a little-known gem to this day. Although most of us will have come across an indie soft-boy (or possibly a middle-aged dad) wearing a Screamadelica shirt in our time, the Dixie Narco EP has stayed well clear of the limelight.  We already knew Moving…

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2022 In Music

January tends to be a quiet month in the music calendar with big acts waiting until early spring to begin releasing new music. 2022, however, has proved this wrong.  We are only a month into the new year and we have already seen some incredible releases from The Weeknd, FKA Twigs, Burial, Yard Act, and…

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Miles Kane, Change The Show Review

Miles Kane has released his latest and one of his best albums to date. Famous for his work with Alex Turner in The Last Shadow Puppets, Kane has embarked on an impressive solo career.  The opening track to this album Tears are Falling is optimistic , filled with smooth vocals that sees Kane accepting his…

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30 Years Of Concrete and The LCR

To celebrate 30 years of Concrete, I searched deep into the archives to discover some of the biggest names that have hit the stage at the LCR in the last three decades. I quickly realised my problem. There were far too many acts to fit into this article.  In the 90s, the LCR welcomed the…

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A CONVERSATION WITH SHAME’S EDDIE GREEN

After the release of their sophomore album, Drunk Tank Pink, 2021 has been a year that Shame will not forget. I had the opportunity to chat with guitarist Eddie Green about the venues in London that helped shape Shame, the success of Drunk Tank Pink and how far away Norwich is from everything. Drunk Tank…

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SHAME TAKE OVER THE WATERFRONT

Shame couldn’t have picked a more fitting venue for Norwich than Waterfront. Having played here once before in 2018, the band were familiar with the venue and this could clearly be seen with their performance on 16 [removed ‘th’ after 16- not concrete’s style] November. Before Shame took to the stage, support acts The Umlauts…

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Mick Rock – “The Man Who Shot The Seventies”

The 1970’s was a decade fuelled by cultural change, economic struggle and technological changes, the late music photographer Mick Rock captured it all on his lens in the form of jaw dropping, iconic photographs.  The sad news of his recent death has caused a viral resurgence of his best work on the internet. Snapping pictures…

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