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Butserfest Interview: WSTR, The Next Big Thing.

“I’m not too bad to be fair. It’s not as bad as it looks.”, so says pop-punk  guitarist Danny Swift of WSTR, in spite of being sodden and muddy after their set on the main stage at Butserfest. The press tent isn’t doing a whole lot to keep anybody dry from the…...
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Interview: Luna Bay, Great Things On The Horizon.

Luna Bay arrive surprisingly fresh faced, as they have all assembled in London from various parts of the country, their guitarist having stepped off a train from Wales moments before.  They are a four piece band consisting of front man Connor O’Mara, lead...
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Rock Show: The Tubes Mondo Pulp Tour.

THE TUBES MONDO PULP UK TOUR STARTS 7th OCTOBER THE SAN-FRANCISCO ROCK BAND RETURNS TO THE UK WITH AN ALL-NEW SHOW The Tubes, the San Francisco-based art rock band, whose eponymous 1975 debut album included the rock anthem “White Punks on Dope,” celebrates...
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Vision: Rachel Yamagata, Let Me Be Your Girl.

A long time favourite of RockShot, Rachel Yamagata returns with the beautifully hook-ridden song Let Me Be Your Girl. The video features West Wing actor Allison Janney and is directed by Josh Radnor Speaking about his directorial debut, Radnor says: “The...
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Rock Show: Paul Dempsey – Rare Solo Show from SFK Frontman

Something For Kate front man Paul Dempsey is slotting in a rare solo UK appearance at West London’s Bush Hall in support of his third solo album Strange Loop. The Melbourne, Australia-native has had huge success with rock trio Something For Kate since 1997’s...
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Live: Nina Hagen @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London.

Nina Hagen hasn’t played in the UK for a full 14 years, apparently, so there is tangible anticipation amongst the crowd tonight for this rarely seen and curious artist. Trying to pinpoint Nina Hagen’s role and legacy in the musical vista, on this, her 45th...
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Live: Autumn Ruin, We Make Our Own Luck.

AUTUMN RUIN: WE MADE OUR DAMN LUCK, FRESH EP FROM MANCHESTER JUST IN TIME FOR THE COLD SEASON With Autumn now here, the debut EP from Autumn Ruin has been released. This Manchester’s five has been playing for over a year now and after three successful...
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Vision: The Wytches, C-Side.

The band have teamed up with animatronics artist John Nolan for the latest visual offering. John’s film CV includes Harry Potter, Where the Wild Things Are and Warhorse, to name a few. He has also worked on animatronic projects for Lady Gaga, James Lavelle and...
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Rock Show: The Tubes Mondo Pulp Tour.

THE TUBES MONDO PULP UK TOUR STARTS 7th OCTOBER THE SAN-FRANCISCO ROCK BAND RETURNS TO THE UK WITH AN ALL-NEW SHOW The Tubes, the San Francisco-based art rock band, whose eponymous 1975 debut album included the rock anthem “White Punks on Dope,” celebrates their...

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Feature: Andy Shauf The Magician.

Here is the new video for Andy Shauf’s song The Magician. The track is from the Saskatchewan-based singer-songwriter’s forthcoming album The Party which arrives this May 20th. The video for The Magician, like the track, is an intensely evocative affair that’s...
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Rock Media: The Black Feathers. Strangers We Meet.

Beautifully crafted songs with sumptuous harmonies. A sound fashioned in Nashville but actually from Gloucestershire..you won’t quite believe it – Rockshot. Americana Folk duo The Black Feathers are excited to announce that their video Strangers We Meet...
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Video: Hinds, Easy.

Spanish quartet Hinds may be well known for their irrepressible joie de vivre and infectious brand of ramshackle garage rock, but with their new video for Easy, directed by John Strong, they showcase another, darker, more emotional side to their music.  ...
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Video: Affairs, Play.

This wonderfully produced video from Manchester via Hull band, Affairs. Play is a beautifully flowing immensely catchy song merging Edwin Collins-esq vocals with the Killers and OMD as a backing band. The film is directed by the prolific and talented Wes...
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Video: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore.

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry share new video for a cover version of Jean Ritchie song The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore Taken from the new album Shine A Light – Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad out Sept 23rd on Cooking Vinyl...
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Video: Lonely Robot. The Boy In The Radio.

Lonely Robot, the project masterminded by producer, guitarist and vocalist John Mitchell (It Bites, Frost*, Arena), released its debut album Please Come Home earlier this year and are set to play two special one-off live shows this December. In anticipation of this,...
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Vision: Rachel Yamagata, Let Me Be Your Girl.

A long time favourite of RockShot, Rachel Yamagata returns with the beautifully hook-ridden song Let Me Be Your Girl. The video features West Wing actor Allison Janney and is directed by Josh Radnor Speaking about his directorial debut, Radnor says: “The video...

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Vision: The Wytches, C-Side.

The band have teamed up with animatronics artist John Nolan for the latest visual offering. John’s film CV includes Harry Potter, Where the Wild Things Are and Warhorse, to name a few. He has also worked on animatronic projects for Lady Gaga, James Lavelle and Bjork,...

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Sound Premiere: Hunter & The Bear, Oh Daisy.

Oh Daisy is the brilliant new single from Hunter & The Bear.  Recently they have shared quality airtime on Bob Harris’s BBC Radio 2 show, to an unbeatable slot supporting Eric Clapton on his arena tour, the band’s deft employment of hard rock riffs and melodic...

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