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THOUGHTS OF YESTERDAY – Aussie Solo Artist Suzie Stapleton Unleashes New Single Yesterday’s Town

I was lucky enough to catch Suzie Stapleton opening for Boss Hog at the Hackney Oslo earlier this year. Playing for someone else’s audience is never easy but, despite wrestling with some recalcitrant loop pedals, a solo Stapleton secured a great reception. The Sydney-born singer-guitarist won over the crowd with her smoky, rasping voice and full bodied swamp-blues playing style and she’s been attracting…
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JUST DESSERTS – Blancmange Frontman Neil Arthur On Striving For Simplicity In His Songwriting

Though frontman Neil Arthur is disarmingly modest about their achievements, Blancmange were one of the most successful bands to emerge from the experimental electronic music scene of the early ’80s. Blending pop melodies with dark lyrics and avant-garde programming and recording techniques, they went on to rack up seven Top 40 hits. Don’t Tell Me and Living On The Ceiling both reached the…
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Harp Samuels – ‘Fire’ And ‘Secrets’

Harp Samuels' guitar and feather-light production are the perfect accompaniment to his fragile and passionate, yearning yet comforting voice, which is in turn exquisitely suited to both storytelling and whispered confessions. The Australian-born singer-songwriter has released 'Fire', and 'Secrets', the first two singles from his upcoming album, 'Wanting', and they are both stunning examples of his artistry.
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DuShane Band – ‘Alabama Rain’

Formed in late 2012 by lead singer Shane DuShane, DuShane is the perfect cohesion of southern rock and country, with Shane's New York City roots giving the band its "Urban Country" Americana sound. Their debut single, 'Alabama Rain', was released earlier this year, and has received warm reviews, with the band finding popularity with fans of a wide range of…
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