Prince Far I – The Trojan Albums

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Prince Far I The Trojan Albums Collection Doctor Bird / Cherry Red Records CD Cherry Red Records release Prince Far I’s four albums for Trojan Records on a double CD pack. A Beginners Guide to Prince Far I Being a big fan of Prince Far I and with the forthcoming CD release on Cherry Red Records of the four albums he recorded for Trojan Records heading our way, I thought a short beginner’s guide to reggae’s ‘voice of thunder’ was needed. This is by no means a full biography, just…

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Medicine Men – A Different Port

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Medicine Men A Different Port Last Night From Glasgow LP CD & DL A few months back I watched a BBC4 music documentary on ‘Yacht Rock’ which looked at the late 70s and early 80s US West Coast Adult Orientated Rock (AOR) scene. Featuring bands like Steely Dan and Toto it’s fair to say this is not a genre that really does it for me. But as BBC4 can usually be trusted to air interesting music documentaries I tuned in. It’s not often BBC4 drops the ball, but spread over…

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Bugeye – When the Lights Go Out

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Bugeye When the Lights Go Out Reckless Yes Records An all-girl group with a heady mix of gothy chiming guitars, bubble-gum pop, weird noodly prog keyboards and topped off with proper punky spirited vocals. That’s Bugeye, and with their new single ‘When the Lights Go Out’ just released, this summer will surely belong to them? Ready Steady Bang As an early summer taster from their debut album ‘Ready Steady Bang’ due to be released on July 10th through the marvellous Reckless Yes Records, When the Lights Go Out is a…

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