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SWEET – Isolation Boulevard

April 20, 2021

Prudential 2021 Invigorated by lockdown, veteran glam rockers find another way to avoid delivering a new album. SWEET have been there: their last studio offering was the deceptively, albeit on-the-money, titled which showcased the band’s previous line-up and which shares … Continue reading

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APACHE ROSE – Attention!

April 6, 2021

Apache Rose 2021 Russian ensemble lay ten glam-smeared numbers on the line to see the future in their mirrorball. Moscow may look gloomy and scintillating at the same time yet the city’s got a certain groove, even though it’s rarely … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Axe Victim

January 30, 2021

Harvest 1974 / Esoteric 2020 Remastered and gloriously dusted off, British band’s debut shines a sharp light through decades. From Cocteau credo – “No longer to consider art as an amusement but as a priesthood” – to acrostic lyrics and, … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Modern Music

June 1, 2020

Harvest 1976 / Esoteric 2019 With jet-age life getting worse, British band start to part with glory and move into sunset eternity. Self-referencing is a neat rock trope that crops up occasionally, yet making a discourse meta is almost unheard … Continue reading

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LITTLE RED KINGS – The Magic Show Part One

May 26, 2020

Little Red Kings 2020 Coming on strong, Norfolk quintet still have to define a royal force. Since the release of their self-titled statement of intent in 2012, this English ensemble seemed to have been seeking identity which could encompass various … Continue reading

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