SPIRITUALIZED ! Psychedelic High Mass in Amsterdam…

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SPIRITUALIZED – Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – October 30, 2015

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Part of a 2-day indoor festival in the legendary Paradiso…
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At midnight
‘Hey Jane’

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Psychedelic Blues
Electrifying Soul
‘Here It Comes (The Road, Let’s Go)’

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Sunglasses
‘Electricity’
Sensational experience
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Brilliant band
Gloriously loud
‘Walking With Jesus’
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Soul ladies
‘Come Together’
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This venue was originally a church
Perfect setting for a brilliant sonic preacher…
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THE POP GROUP ! ‘Citizen Zombie’ – A Funky Halloween Cracker…

30 October, 2015…

Earlier this year British freakish funk and political outspoken legends The Pop Group from Bristol returned to the noisy scene with a towering new LP ‘Citizen Zombie’ Stop your search for a scary song to soundtrack your Halloween. Here’s the title track, here’s the real stuff ! We are all citizen zombies ! Let’s behave like one and dance ’till we fall apart !…

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Your Halloween Pop Group…
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FOALS ! Indie Rockers cover Florence + The Machine…

29 October, 2015…

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The hot Oxford indie rockers released last August their highly praised fourth album
‘What Went Down’ but for BBC Radio 1‘s Live lounge today they did a cover of
Florence + The Machine single ‘What Kind Of Man’. Their rendition is just awesome.
Listen here and get thrilled…

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Much love for Florence…
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THE JAM ! Debut Single ‘In The City’ – April 29, 1977…

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Artist: THE JAM – Paul Weller (vocals, guitar), Bruce Foxton (bass), Rick Buckler (drums)
Track: ‘In The City’ – their smashing debut single / B-side: All my lovin’
Date of release: April 29, 1977
Album: same titled album – released May 20, 1977
Sound: furious guitars – thunderous kicks – awesome bass lines and by now classic sneers from angry young man Paul Weller !…

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ALTAR FLOWERS ! Splendiferous Guitar Pop Opus…

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Band: ALTAR FLOWERS
Who/home: fresh foursome based in Manchester and ready to seduce the world with big, captivating anthems…
Track: GLORY – track from the debut album (out Spring 2016)
Score: glamorous intro, epic guitar lines, whispering ‘Jarvis Cocker’ vocals and a melancholic post punk touch – an imposing piece of pop songwriting – definitely a band with some topping goods in the making…

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They soon will be welcomed with tons of flowers…
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7 Big Album Tracks ! 2015 – Week 44…

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Seven king-sized tracks from recent released albums to fuel body & soul this week !

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1/ ‘I Am The Virus’ by KILLING JOKE
Disruptive knockout cut from their 17th album…
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Album: Pylon
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2/ ‘Consider Yourself’ by HALF MOON RUN
Intense & passionate motorik beats – haunting stuff !…
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Album: Sun Leads Me on
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3/ ‘Mexican Grand Prix’ by MOGWAI
On new box set of career highlights and rarities – limited edition 3xCD or 6xLP…
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Album: CENTRAL BELTERS
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4/ ‘Deborah’ by WAX IDOLS
Frontwoman Hether Fortune on a vigorous dream-goth-pop journey…
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Album: American Tragic
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5/ ‘Flowers’ by DOT DASH
Highly catching cracker from the Washington pop punks – hell yeah !…
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Album: Earthquakes And Tidal Waves
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6/ ‘One Club Town’ by REAL LIFE
Most vibrant score from London’s hot dance pop trio’s debut album…
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Album: Real Life
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7/ ‘You Owe Me’ by DAVE GAHAN & SOULSAVERS
Highly touching melodrama from Depeche Mode’s frontman on 2nd LP with Soulsavers…
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Album: Angel & Ghosts
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BEST OF FRIENDS ! Euphoric Pop Brilliance…

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Band:
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Who/home: swirling pop trio (John Keefe, Morgan Dorr and Jamel Hawke) with roots in Boston & Los Angeles
Track: TWIST SHAKE SHOUT – brand new single
Score: a ‘feel fantastic’ sing & dance along knockout – titanic stroke !…

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Friends with flowers in their hair…
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SEVEN IN THE MIX ! Weekend 24-25 October…

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Seven cracking tracks to start a 48-hour party this weekend !…

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1/ ‘When It Goes Wrong’ by SOUNDBULLET
Pumping bass intro followed by electrifying pop brilliance – top !…
Home: Rio De Janeiro, Brasil
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2/ ‘Boogie Waltzer’ by HABITATS
Irresistible groovy sparks flying around – funky as hell…
EP: ‘Jungles’ out early 2016
Home: Leeds – UK
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3/ ‘Nothing Without You’ by THE BIG MOON
Rad garage pop – can’t wait to see them next week in Amsterdam…
B-side to their single The Road
Home: London, UK
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4/ ‘Pressure’ by SHINERS
Smoking glam stomper protest – rousing new cut !…
Home: London, UK
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5/ ‘Signs Of Life’ by LUNGS AND LIMBS
Glorious ‘feel fantastic’ vibes with addictive oh-oh-oh/ah-ah-ah chorus – highly danceable !
EP: ‘Lifelike’ out November 13
Home: San Francisco, US
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6/ ‘Darken My Door’ by BLACK SONIC REVOLVER
Dark colored psychedelic grooves – fascinating ride !…
Album: ‘Life On A Knife Edge’ – soon coming
Home: Manchester, UK
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7/ ‘Demons’ by SLOW RIOT
Atmospheric post punk gloom creeping in your head and staying there – grand finale !…
Home: Limerick, Ireland
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THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART cover JAMES !

23 October, 2015

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The Brooklyn indie popsters THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART with sparkling vocals by Jen Goma just shared their cover of ‘Laid‘, a vibrant 1993 pop track by Manchester’s veteran indie pop outfit JAMES . The song will be on a new 3-track EP titled ‘Hell‘, out November 13 via a their own label, Painbow.

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