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Was this Smiths song secretly written about Jimmy Savile?

James Hargreaves asks the question, was this Smiths song secretly written about Jimmy Savile? …
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DEPECHE MODE – Songs Of Faith And Devotion – Album Review

Following their previous and absolutely massive album ‘Violator’ was always going to be difficult task …
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KRAFTWERK – The Man-Machine – Album Review

I believe the world of music would have been a much different place if these guys had never existed …
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MOTORHEAD – Ace Of Spades – Album Review

When I was 13 I sent off £5 in postal orders to join the official Motörhead fan club …
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THE CULT – Electric – Album Review

This album kicks absolute balls on every level and every track is an complete powerhouse! …
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NIGHTMARES ON WAX – Smokers Delight – Album Review

Today’s slab of perfectly formed plastic is a low slung trip hop classic …
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Happy Christmas from Belfast Underground

A special message to all our friends, family and loyal customers around the world …
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THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS – Dig Your Own Hole – Album Review

Dig Your Own Hole is one of, if not ‘the’ finest breakbeat & electronica albums ever written …
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DEF LEPPARD – Hysteria – Album Review

If ever the term “All killer, no filler” applied to a recorded collection of music …
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RADIOHEAD - In Rainbows - Album Review

RADIOHEAD – In Rainbows – Album Review

Not many bands get two places in my top 50 but these guys are one of the exceptions …
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STEVIE NICKS - Bella Donna - Album Review

STEVIE NICKS – Bella Donna – Album Review

I got through life without developing many crushes along the way, but for this lady I made an exception …
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AMP FIDDLER AFRO STRUT SLEEVE ARTWORK

Amp Fiddler passes away

Detroit funk / soul / electronic legend passes away at the age of 65 …
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