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Into Music Reviews: Stray Cats – Manchester Apollo

Act: Stray Cats Venue: Manchester Apollo Date: 25 June 2019 It’s not like I’ve been counting the days but it’s been 10 years, 9 months and 14 days since the last time I should have seen the Stray Cats play live in the flesh. Unfortunately for me

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Into Music Reviews: Nick Cave – Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Act: Conversations with Nick Cave Venue: Usher Hall, Edinburgh Date: 22 June 2019 Let’s cut to the chase. A substandard Nick Cave gig is as rare as hen’s teeth and on this effort the prodigious Antipodean certainly didn’t disappoint. Part music, part comedy, part confessional, at times

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Into Music – Oasis: 25 Years of Noise & Confusion

In the spring of 1994, the winds of change began to blow through the UK music scene. The singles chart had been dominated by a varied selection of tunes ranging from Mr Blobby, Doop and Chaka Demus & Pliers. The album chart gave a more rounded view

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Into:Music Writer’s Choice – Best Albums of May 2019

Into:Music – Writer’s Choice – Best Album of May 2019 Stray Cats – 40 It’s 26 long years since the last Stray Cats release but the rockabilly titans have returned with an assured album that is well worth the wait for their patient fans. If you’re looking

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Into Music – Doves at SWG3, Glasgow

Doves SWG3, Glasgow Saturday 8 June 2019   As someone who has loved Doves since I caught them supporting Oasis as a teenager, I was devastated when they decided to leave the music scene as a band in 2010. They were, in my opinion, a truly magical

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Into Live Music – Interpol at SWG3, Glasgow

Interpol SWG3 Sunday, 26 May 2019 Interpol are one of those bands that completely floats under the radar. Since 2002 and the release of Turn on the Bright Lights, I have been an avid fan – PDA totally hooked me in. Since then, the band have been

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Into Music Reviews: Glen Matlock – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh

Act: Glen Matlock Support: The Media Whores Venue: La Belle Angele, Edinburgh Date: 24 May 2019 The support band slot can be as much a curse as it can be a blessing. The choice is of playing to empty halls with no more than a few disinterested

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Into:Music Writer’s Choice – Best Albums of April 2019

Into:Music – Writer’s Choice – Best Album of April 2019 Fat White Family – Serfs Up! It’s fair to say that the likelihood of a third Fat White Family was somewhat dubious following the well-documented implosion of the band post the 2016 release Songs For Our Mothers,

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Into:Music Writer’s Choice – Best Albums of March 2019

Into:Music – Writer’s Choice – Best Albums of March 2019 Fat Cops – Fat Cops The origins of the Fat Cops band are as unlikely as it is remarkable. In the lead up to the 2014 Scottish independence vote, it seemed there were polar opposite and polemic

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Into Music Reviews: Idles – Albert Hall, Manchester

Act: Idles Venue: Albert Hall, Manchester @Alberthallmcr Date: 3 April 2019 Confession time, I got into Idles quite late. The tail end of Brutalism and their latest album Joy As An Act Of Resistance hooked me in. I have been addicted ever since. I even have a tattoo.There,

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