Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra play their own brand of Western swing, blues, Gypsy jazz and country, or “North Eastern Swing” as they’ve coined it, and they’ll be setting out on the road to promote their second album, Talk About the Weather.
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It may seem pretty obvious that a band called Haunt the Woods would have a somewhat haunting sound, but the electro-folk combo’s music goes a bit deeper than just giving you the heebyie jeebies.
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Annie Lennox has stepped into Nostalgia, her new album, which pays tribute to some of the finest composers and artists of the 20th century – including Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Billie Holiday.
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Police Dog Hogan are heading Westward Ho! in a cheery celebration of their new album Westward Ho! And if you mosey along to take a look at their Shitty White Wine video (see above), you could be forgiven for thinking there’s a certain Urban Cowboy swagger to them, but there’s also more than a little Urban Spaceman to them too, as they play the famous tune with the man himself, Neil Innes.
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4Elementz is a specialist Hip Hop and Grime record label, which creates artist photography, music videos, events and clothing line. It also runs its own trainee work-experience programme for young people looking to getting in media and the music business.
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On August 18 1978, The Who released Who Are You, the band had already secured their place in the pantheon of music history and were destined to do even more. Now Pete Townshend has released his warts ‘n’ all memoir Who I Am.
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