Category Archives: CD Review

Esther O’Connor – The Place Where We Are and Right Here

Tuesday 12th July: A few years ago my first dalliance with social networking involved me signing up for a MySpace account. I didn’t do too much with it (except check out bands to see whether they were worth going to … Continue reading

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Chantel McGregor – Like No Other

Thursday 28th April: It sounds like the sort of 5-point plan that a lot of bands/artists will have: Play gigs in pubs to get noticed by the public. Maybe try to get a few support slots. Get on stage with … Continue reading

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2010 In Review – Part 2, The CDs

Sunday 2nd January: I started 2010 with the idea that I might reach a total of six hundred CDs and during the first few months seemed to be well on target, thanks in large part to cheap on-line offers and … Continue reading

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Haze – 30th Anniversary Shows

Tuesday 16th November: A bit of a strange posting this one. I haven’t been to a gig recently and haven’t had the time to listen to any recent CD purchases properly enough to make notes for a full review. (Bang … Continue reading

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Adam Dawson – Lazy Susan (single)

Monday 26th July: At just over three and a half minutes Lazy Susan, the newly released and incredibly catchy (I found myself singing it at work the day after first hearing it) single from Adam Dawson is by far the … Continue reading

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The Reasoning – Adverse Camber

Tuesday 4th May: By now a lot of fans of The Reasoning will have already picked up their copy of the band’s third album, Adverse Camber, which was available to buy on the tour before the general release date of … Continue reading

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Boss Caine – The Ship That Sailed

Tuesday 20th April: There are few guitar-playing singer-songwriters that I feel the need to see perform live again after seeing them for the first time. Nor are there many whose songs instantly burrow into my subconscious after hearing them just … Continue reading

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Kaipa – In The Wake Of Evolution

Monday 19th April: It doesn’t take much to get me to try out new music and, in the case of In The Wake Of Evolution – the tenth studio album by Swedish band Kaipa – it was nothing more than … Continue reading

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Amy MacDonald – A Curious Thing

Tuesday 16th March: I hardly ever properly listen to music on the radio (unless I’m in the car, bored of whatever CD is playing and there’s no football on). The half hour or so I hear on a morning is … Continue reading

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Karnataka – The Gathering Light

Tuesday 9th March: It’s still early in the year, but I think I’ve come across an early contender for my album of 2010. There is, possibly, an argument that Karnataka should not exist as a band. After all, the only … Continue reading

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