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All Quiet Now: Raphael Ravenscroft. Baker Street.

Raphael Ravenscroft, the saxophonist behind what is arguably the best-known sax solo in pop-rock history – Gerry Rafferty‘s hit Baker Street – has died at the age of 60. The legendary musician, whose solo on the 1978 track is celebrated the world over, is thought to have died of a heart attack after being taking into hospital from his home in Exeter. The Exeter-based artist inspired a generation of saxophonists with the renowned instrumental, and went on to work with other pop icons like Pink Floyd, Abba and Marvin Gaye. More recently, he became a celebrated member of his...

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Live: All Time Low @ Academy Bristol
Live: All Time Low @ Academy Bristol
Published On: March 27, 2017
All Time Low, a band who keep getting bigger, keep growing and maturing musically, a band at the top of their game and who have lasted over ten years is hard to come by. With that in mind, it’s a good thing that All Time Low are in Bristol this evening, prepared to show the city that the hype Continue Reading
Live: Simple Plan @ Bristol Academy
Live: Simple Plan @ Bristol Academy
Published On: March 27, 2016

 When people think about the pioneers and major influencers of pop punk, they think Blink 182, New Found Glory, Good Charlotte and rightly so. But there is another inclusion and more often than not the Canadian 5 piece Simple Plan are missed off that list. They have been around for fifteen years and have released their fifth and most Continue Reading

All Quiet Now:  John Renbourn.
All Quiet Now: John Renbourn.
Published On: March 27, 2015
The musician was found at his home in Hawick in the Scottish Borders on Thursday after a suspected heart attack. He was due to play a gig at The Ferry in Glasgow with fellow guitarist and inspiration Wizz Jones but sadly he did not show. John Renborn In the mid-1960's he met Continue Reading

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