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  • liss-tge-2016

    LISS, Miles Apart.

    It was only last Saturday that incipient Danish four-piece LISS stole The Great Escape 2016, and with the likes of Miles Apart contributing to what was an incredibly concise six-song setlist, it’s little wonder. For… So on & so forth…

  • super-furry-animals-bing-bong

    Super Furry Animals, Bing Bong.

    As a longstanding, if largely distant admirer of Gruff Rhys, I’ve sometimes wondered, or rather worried about him burning out. But, as his creative prolificacy shows absolutely no signs of slowing, with the superlative I… So on & so forth…

  • manic-street-preachers-together-stronger-cmon-wales

    Manic Street Preachers, Together Stronger (C’mon Wales).

    Having forever identified far more readily with my Welsh, rather than my English lineage, previous European Championships have been tinged with ennui. Beer gardens and lethargic afternoons are alright come the impending summer months, granted,… So on & so forth…

  • fear-of-men-sane

    Fear of Men, Sane.

    “It’s in your eyes when you’re perfectly sane/ It’s in your blood when you can’t bear these heavy thoughts again” sings Jessica Weiss come the hexing central refrain from Sane, the latest to materialise from… So on & so forth…