The Ninebarrow boys

Firm friends since meeting at school in Poole some twenty years ago, they have grown up together, moved away to study apart and come back to Dorset in order to reach out to the world. Now with an emerging talent Horizon Award nomination at this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Ninebarrow – Jon Whitley Read More…

Buzzcocks reissues 2013

Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen/Love Bites/A Different Kind of Tension  (all Parlophone) http://www.buzzcocks.com Of course, pop will eat itself, but how many times…? Buzzcocks’ back catalogue has never been that difficult to access in the CD age, less so as downloads took hold, but never has it been so lovingly and intelligently compiled. Read More…

The Beach Boys – The SMiLE Sessions (2011)

The SMILE Sessions (Capitol) Quite possibly the greatest record that was never released, SMiLE is shrouded in mystery, surrounded by legend and clouded by myth. Ropey bootlegs have done the rounds for years, while bits of Brian Wilson’s rambling imaginings from 1966 and 1967 surfacing on later Beach Boys’ sets like Smiley Smile and 20/20. Read More…