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WHEN LOVE RUNS HIGH – Zombies In Triumphant 50th Anniversary Performance of Odessey and Oracle

  In June 1967 five musicians went into London’s Abbey Road studios to record The Zombies‘ second album Odessey and Oracle. Though not a success […]

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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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ZOMBIE INVASION – Original 1960s Line-Up Unite For Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary Tour

The resurgence – I nearly said resurrection – of ’60s survivors The Zombies is surely one of the most wonderful stories in modern rock music. Despite […]

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It’s A ‘Fait Accompli’ With New EP From Eddie Petterson

Eddie Petterson, from Brisbane, Australia, is a singer songwriter whose new EP, ‘Fait Accompli’ is available to pre-order from iTunes, with an expected release date of November 25.

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Hal B1n0 “Sour Grapes”

Singer songwriter Hal B1no, from Los Angeles, California, has a really laid back style that reminds us of the likes of Tom Petty, Jack Johnson, Third Eye Blind, and even Maroon 5. His song, ‘Sour Grapes’, released in June this year, is an airy freewheeling song talking about the living life as it’s meant to be lived – to be enjoyed and not caring too much about what others think.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Seth Loveless

Seth Loveless from Loveless Effect shares with us his Essential Weekly Playlist.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Max Holley

This week’s Essential Playlist comes from Max Holley, an up and coming singer songwriter. Max has been in the studio recently and we hope to premiere his music here soon.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: The Rising

This week’s Essential Playlist comes from a band we’ve covered a lot on Essentially Pop: The Rising, from Belfast.

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EP Meets The Retrospectives

We met The Retrospectives before the launch of their song, “Confusion” at London’s Water Rats a couple of weeks back. It was a great chat with Tom and Will, who gave some very thoughtful answers to our questions.

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Introducing: The Retrospectives

Not simply content to be The Retrospectives in name alone, the Sheffield band does exactly what it says on the tin.

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