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KATE TEMPEST: Brand New Ancients on vinyl!

Kate Tempest’s ‘Brand New Ancients’ makes it onto on double-vinyl thanks to the dynamic audiophile obsessed duo at Gearbox Records. Back in September 2012 I penned a piece extolling the virtues of poet Kate Tempest’s seismic performance of her self-penned ‘Brand … Continue reading

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IMAMU AMIRI BARAKA in Straight No Chaser No. 1

IMAMU AMIRI BARAKA RIP. “ The political activists, cultural revolutionary and the proverbial pain-in-the-arse to the American conservative establishment, Amiri Baraka, died on 9th January. He identified for many of us the Blues People of America as the protagonist of … Continue reading

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Tribute To Gil Scott Heron (RIP)

A few months ago, Kam Bhogal presented a pilot online radio show for seeksmusic.com.  It went down well so the good people there have given him a monthly show.  Checked out the show this morning… it’s a tribute to the late, … Continue reading

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