Hard Rock In A Combat Frock: We Catch Up With Emily Capell

We first met Emily Capell at The Boisdale Awards last year, where she won Best Newcomer. She’s had a very busy year since then, and so it was great to catch up with her at Cornbury, where we talked about her music, guitars, The Clash, Steve Marriott, Tom Hardy, Danny McFly, and Jedward.

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Cage The Elephant Take Some ‘Social Cues’ From New Album

Released today, ‘Social Cues’, the fifth studio album from London-based Kentucky band Cage The Elephant is a sobering and deeply personal glimpse into the marriage breakdown of lead singer Matt Schultz.

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REAL HORRORSHOW – Scars Guitarist Returns With ‘Cross-Generational Sci-Fi Glam-Punk’ Outfit VoiceX

Bursting out of the Edinburgh punk scene of the late ’70s, Scars were a potent mix of youthful aggression and serious songwriting chops. Their…

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UNFINISHED EX-JUNKIE BUSINESS – Waldos’ Walter Lure On Heroin, The Heartbreakers And Comeback Album ‘Wacka Lacka Boom Bop A Loom Bam Boo’

Walter Lure has a mouth like a machine gun and he’s not afraid to shoot it off. Back with his first album in 24…

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Biting Elbows – ‘Love Song’

With a name like Biting Elbows you’d be right in thinking they’re not your traditional indie band.

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“You Don’t Bring Flowers From There To Here” – Eddy Grant Speaks To EP About New Venture United DJs, Life, Music, and Politics

Eddy Grant has been a name in music for over 50 years, and is also a strong political voice, particularly with songs such as ‘Gimme Hope Jo’anna’, considered by many as the anthem of the demise of Apartheid (it was even banned by the South African government), and of course, ‘Electric Avenue’, which became a smash hit around the world.

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ORIGINAL RUDE BOY – Toast Master Neville Staple On The Specials, Fun Boy Three And His New Solo Tour

Judge Roughneck is back and about to lay down the law at a venue near you. Ska great Neville Staple revived the character, first heard on The…

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Seán McGowan Is An Angry Young Man With Debut EP ‘Graft And Grief’

Seán McGowan’s debut EP, ‘Graft And Grief’ was released Friday 8 September on Xtra Mile Recordings and firmly cements the Southampton punk poet’s position as the natural-born successor to Billy Bragg.

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BRUM DANCING – Birmingham C86-ers Mighty Mighty Release First New Music In 28 Years

Less that a week after our interview with one C86 alumnus in The Wedding Present’s David Gedge, another of the bands on that hallowed…

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BACK TO THE FUTURE – Synth pioneers Heaven 17 Perform 1981 Classic Penthouse And Pavement

For a little over an hour on Sunday a packed O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire was taken back in time to 1981 – when Dallas…

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EagleWolfSnake Tell Us Whatever They Say

EagleWolfSnake bring a pop edge to indie rock with their first single, ‘Whatever You Say’. It’s a dance number with high energy vocals, catchy guitar hooks and just full on fun – taking something familiar and making it their own.

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Mick Jones – The Rock And Roll Public Library

The extraordinary guitarist for The Clash, Mick Jones, brings his personal collection of rock and roll memorabilia that he has amassed since his childhood and throughout his amazing music career, and displays it to the public for the first time as The Rock And Roll Public Library at the 56th Venice Biennale.

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Shooze – ‘Classified’

Don’t forget to put on your Shooze before you go out into this crazy world.

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Introducing: The Scintillas

Hailing from Epsom in the Surrey Downs, The Scintillas are a quartet you wouldn’t expect to find in leafy suburbia.

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