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A Big Bad Beautiful Noize

The day the world turned GREBO! Author Rich Deakin talks about Gaye Bykers on Acid, Crazyhead, Leicester, and how he came to write his new book.

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Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop

The Stark Reality…Discovers the Hoagy Carmichael Music Shop is without doubt one of the strangest records of the 1970s, a decade of strange. Why?

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How Sweet To Be An Idiot

David Kerekes bids a fond farewell to Neil Innes, the impish figure behind some well-known acts, including Monty Python, the Rutles, and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

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Singalongacharlie: The Music of Charles Manson

While everyone knows of ‘Charles Manson’ few have actually listened to his recordings. Music is the glue that sticks Manson to his friends, his fellow travellers, his ‘Family’, his enemies. In this essay, Mark Goodall reflects on Manson in context of his music. This in anticipation of Quentin Tarantino’s Manson movie and Jordan Peele’s Us.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton