BIRTH OF THE BLUES – New Film Shines Spotlight On The Ealing Club Hailed As The Cradle Of British Rock

Tucked away in a side street across the road from Ealing Broadway tube station lies a tiny, London night spot, widely credited as the birthplace […]

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BACK TO BASICS – Earwig’s Lizard McGee Goes Acoustic For New Solo Album And Maiden British Tour Dates

Earwig mainman Lizard McGee is heading to the UK this month to play a series of shows in support of new solo album Spooky Jets At A Distance. […]

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‘A Crafty Cigarette’ By Matteo Sedazzari Is On The Road For My Generation

With a foreword by punk poet John Cooper Clarke, and a subtitle of ‘Tales Of A Teenage Mod’, you start out with a good idea of what to expect from Matteo Sedazzari’s story of a half English half Italian boy growing up in the leafy Surrey suburbs.

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BLUES OR ILLUSION – Have Cheap Trick Still Got The Magic?

Neatly timed to coincide with their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bang Zoom Crazy…. Hello? is the Illinois veterans’ 17th album.

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Rock ‘Steady’ With Simpson

Simpson is a name to watch out for. Actor, musician, dancer, we first came to discover him through Tradiio, and liked what he has to offer.

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The Who – Odyssey Arena Belfast, 21 June 2015

Essentially Pop went to see The Who at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on 21 June 2015. We’ve managed to condense an amazing concert into a few short minutes – to give you an idea of our experience.

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