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My Top Ten Albums of 2017

Another great year of music, but actually quite an easy one in which to pick my top ten. They are just the ones I’ve played most. Just recently I’ve been trying to catch up with albums I’ve missed, either through … Continue reading

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The War on Drugs, Alexandra Palace, 14 November 2017

The War on Drugs are a great band, led by singer and ace guitarist Adam Granduciel. They were responsible for one of the best albums of 2014, “Lost in a Dream”. I made it No 2 to Royal Blood in … Continue reading

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The War On Drugs, Brixton O2 Academy, 2 March 2015

A full concert by The War On Drugs is something I’ve really been looking forward to. They were brilliant at Latitude last summer – see my review of that (Sunday section). But it was only 45 minutes worth. Since then, … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2014

So, after much head scratching, here’s my Top Ten of 2014. The hardest choice was between one and two. I thought about equal 1st, but decided that was a cop out. More after the list. 1. Royal Blood – Royal … Continue reading

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Latitude 2014

My third Latitude. The best ever? I suspect each one will feel like that in the immediacy of the event,  but there was a sequence of bands on Sunday this year, which I suspect will be as good as it … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (52) “Lost In The Dream” by The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs are a band formed in Philadephia in 2005, fronted by Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile. The latter left fairly quickly to pursue a solo career. And he has made some amazing records – perhaps the subject … Continue reading

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Latitude Festival 13-15 July – the detail !

You may have read my first thoughts blog on Latitude, which summed up how I felt about the festival. Very good indeed was the answer. This blog goes into a bit more detail about the bands and singers I saw, … Continue reading

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