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In Photos: Communion Turns 10!

Independent record label, live music promoter and publisher Communion is 10 years old! Growing from a monthly live music night at Notting Hill’s famous basement Arts Club venue, the artists and fans-based supportive community nature of Communion expanded from that monthly music night to what it is today. Boasting a roster of artists, recorded output and live shows that seems to have developed into a who’s who of genre-bending, mould-breaking and spirit-lifting acts, it’s hard to believe that Communion is only 10 years old. Founded in 2006 by musicians Kevin Jones, who went on to form Bear’s Den a few...

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Live: Glastonbury 2016 – Mud, Brexit and All-English Headliners

Described by festival founder Michael Eavis as the muddiest ever Glastonbury, revellers can at least be thankful that the rain was largely kept at bay during the four festival days, although a torrential spell during Friday, a good downpour over that night, and some drizzle here and there over the remaining days ensured Worthy Farm’s famous mud was kept topped up. Hell, this year’s edition is probably just as memorable and mentioned for its sludge-like mud as for any of the bands, the resulting substance described by one as a kind of chocolate mousse. Attendees can also be thankful for...

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Live: Bear’s Den @ Roundhouse

Live Review Bear’s Den @ Roundhouse English alternative folk band Bear’s Den played their biggest headline show to date to a sold-out crowd at London’s 3,300 capacity Roundhouse on the closing their run of shows in support of debut studio album Islands, which was released a year ago on Communion Records, the label founded by Bear’s Den drummer and bass player Kevin Jones along with Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett back in 2006. The tour follows a busy summer of festivals for the band including stand-out sets at Chicago’s Lollapalooza, Spain’s BBK Live in Bilbao as well as an...

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Rock Media: Bear’s Den. Above The Clouds Of Pompeii.

Bear’s Den announce Above The Clouds Of Pompeii four and a half minutes of spellbinding storytelling and gorgeously hypnotic acoustics the video was released just ahead of Islands, the band’s astonishing debut album. Watch the beautiful and moving one-shot video for Above The Clouds of Pompeii Front man Andrew Davie says of the track “Above the Clouds of Pompeii is a song we started playing in the back of a VW camper on our first ever tour and we’ve played it live at every show we’ve played since.” Bear’s Den are Andrew Davie, Joey Haynes and Kevin Jones. They...

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Live: James Bay @ Hammersmith Apollo
Live: James Bay @ Hammersmith Apollo
Published On: March 30, 2016
English singer-songwriter and guitarist James Bay has had an incredible couple of years. From being signed to Republic Records and releasing his first EPs in 2013 and selling out his first UK headline tour just a year later, to releasing his chart-topping debut album Chaos and the Calm and opening up for Taylor Swift for select European dates on her Continue Reading
Festival: Glastonbury 2017 just blew the roof off festival season!
Festival: Glastonbury 2017 just blew the roof off festival season!
Published On: March 30, 2017
Every year the world's music festivals announce their line-ups, generally in dribs and drabs, each competing with one another for the slickest offerings - be they pop, rock, dance, legends or any other kind of make-up. But there is one festival that always, always blows the rest out of the water, seemingly without even trying. So when this morning's first Continue Reading

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