NEWS: Roxanne de Bastion’s new single ‘Run’ out on 17th November and forthcoming album ‘Heirlooms & Hearsay’ out in 2017
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NEWS: Roxanne de Bastion’s new single ‘Run’ out on 17th November and forthcoming album ‘Heirlooms & Hearsay’ out in 2017

by Francesca Nottola For those of you who do not know Roxanne de Bastion yet, let me briefly introduce her to you. De Bastion is an eclectic singer and songwriter from Berlin, based in London since 2007. A favourite of BBC Radio6, BBC Introducing and XFM, she performed on the Glastonbury acoustic stage in 2016 and … Continue reading

DAL VIVO: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends, Circolo Magnolia, Milano 6.11.2016
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DAL VIVO: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends, Circolo Magnolia, Milano 6.11.2016

di Francesca Nottola In molti impazziscono per Ezra Furman non appena lo vedono e lo ascoltano, e in molti affermano che è ‘il futuro del rock’n’roll’, anche se è difficile stabilire cosa significhi ‘rock’n’roll’ nel 2016 e se il rock’n’roll, in senso stretto, ha un futuro. Quasi tutti gli articoli su Ezra Furman si soffermano … Continue reading

LIVE: Ezra Furman and the Boy-Friends, The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 25.08.2016
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LIVE: Ezra Furman and the Boy-Friends, The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 25.08.2016

By Francesca Nottola Ezra Furman’s life has changed quite a bit since The Guardian’s Michael Hann decided in 2013 to let the world know that Ezra’s second solo album Day Of The Dog deserved 5 stars out of 5 and in 2015 he defined him ‘the most compelling act you can see right now’ . … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Neil Calcutt, author of ‘Reader Meet Author’, a.k.a. the other Smiths DJ
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INTERVIEW: Neil Calcutt, author of ‘Reader Meet Author’, a.k.a. the other Smiths DJ

By Francesca Nottola Who is Neil Calcutt and why am I interviewing him? Neil is mostly known in Manchester – so far – as the deputy Smiths DJ at the legendary Smiths and Morrissey Disco held every first Friday of the month at the alternative dandy/punk/metal venue Star & Garter. The other DJ, Dave, has been … Continue reading