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The annual Glastonbury review (part 3)

Finally! We’ve reached the end! No more talk of the Great Big Festival that obsesses me and half the British population each June! (Until next year, that is, when it all starts all over again.) I mentioned in the last … Continue reading

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The annual Glastonbury review (part 2)

Festivals are always a triumph of the human spirit. Where else can you party from midday til the sun comes up, then get up and do it all over again, five days in a row, always with a smile on … Continue reading

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The annual Glastonbury review (part 1)

Once again I’m writing this on the saddest, snivelliest day since returning from that muddy old homestead known as Worthy Farm. This evening saw me leap on completely the wrong bus because my eyes were full of tears brought on by … Continue reading

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It’s true, I am a slack music blogger. Every year I get all excited about an event, promise much, deliver little and gradually taper out completely until I finally escape to the event shamefaced. Anyway, it’s now just two sleeps til … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 9 days to go: Dub Dot Dash selects

​Since I’ve done such a slack job of keeping up with my daily recommendations as we count down the days (I managed to lose an entire weekend and only part of it was due to the alcohol), I thought it … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 12 days to go: Despacio Soundsystem

Just announced: Despacio are not only playing Glastonbury but they have their own tent, with daily seven-hour sets! *faints* My love for Despacio has been well documented on these pages. You could go back and read all my over-excited ramblings, … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 13 days to go: Melt Yourself Down

The Spaceport Sat, West Holts Sun Being ever so slightly obsessed with this impending festival, I’ve spent the past couple of weeks obsessively pouring over the line-up and clicking through the links so helpfully provided by the good people of … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 15 days to go: Danny Krivit

NYC Downlow, Fri Where do you start with Danny Krivit, re-edit king? Our hero came of age in disco’s golden era, hanging out in the hottest clubs with icons such as Nicky Siano, Walter Gibbons, Tee Scott, the godlike genius that is … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 16 days to go: The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

Hell Stage and the Rocket Lounge, Thu Because festivals are all about stumbling across steampunk bands singing about 19th century industrialists.

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Glastonbury countdown – 17 days to go: John Wizards

Stonebridge Bar Fri (DJ set), West Holts Sat  Heavenly music from Cape Town: singer Emmanuel Nzaramba has the voice of an angel and the Guardian rightly called the group’s eponymous debut “the year’s most magical album” and named it one of their top 10 albums of  2013. It … Continue reading

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