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68/75 – Kicking Down The Stalls

Contributor Allan Rickwood suggested this top rocker, “Atlanta based 68-75 are a brilliant band and conjure music exactly as their name suggest. Retro baby. Headed by Suzanne Sledge and Andrew Cylar, they have written a fantastic album, Stay On The Ride, that is steeped in the best Blues/Rock music of that period. They are coming to the UK for the first time, to play Wildwood Festival, next August... read more

Vintage Trouble – Blues Hand Me Down

Vintage Trouble are right up there with the best of the current crop of “Retro Sound” bands out there and have an awesome R&B vibe going on.  Recommended by Allan Rickwood who says they are awesome live – judging from their appearance on later with Jools Holland, I believe him! Great choice... read more

Rival Sons – Jordan

Californian rockers Rival Sons have been reviving the traditional rock sound for a few years now. Paul Hobson from Moorgate Acoustics in Sheffield has been banging on about how good live they are for yonks – the rest of the world seems to have just about latched on to them now as well. Paul’s recommendation is the track “Jordan”. Taken from their 3rd album “Head Down” this has more than a bit of Jeff Buckley about it. Enjoy.... read more

The Flaming Lips – My Own Planet

In the days before they discovered their Yeah Yeah Yeah, Flaming Lips were actually a mighty fine Punk Rock band, and this is a mighty fine Punk Rock... read more

The Stranglers – Hanging Around

The Stranglers had it all; talent, attitude, timing and great songs. It’s hard to choose stand out tracks from their vast album output as there are so many but Hanging Around from their 1977 debut “Rattus Norvegicus” is definitely one.... read more

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