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“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

May 17, 2016 7:53 pm0 comments
“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

I spoke with JE, member of a new wave of heavy psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders from Germany. They released this year intriguing album “Refugeeum” and brand new EP “Beyond Refugeeum”. Peter Balkus: Your band Black Space Riders is based in Germany. Please tell us more about how the […]

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10 Entertainers Who Never Quite Filled Their Own Shoes

May 12, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
10 Entertainers Who Never Quite Filled Their Own Shoes

Aside from the fact that they are all forms of popular entertainment, what do music, film, theatre, painting and offbeat performance art have in common? In short, it’s many people who never quite realise their true potential. Whether it’s self-destruction, tragedy, over enthusiast media hype or some other unexplainable force […]

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Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail

May 11, 2015 1:41 pmComments Off on Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail
Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail

OK, Listen up guys, heres the deal. Pay close attention, soak up every word, and share this with your peers and friends. The reason that the majority of you will never succeed is simply because you do not take a proactive approach towards your career. In todays market more than […]

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“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

May 3, 2015 7:26 pm0 comments
“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

Gaz Richards is the funder of Solid 7 Records, a D.I.Y cassette label, releasing on tapes his own recordings, along with other music that interests him. We chatted about his label, his “relationship” with cassettes, tapes’ comeback and new recording technology. Piotr Balkus: What was the main reason you decided […]

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Review of Nickelback – No Fixed Address

January 13, 2015 3:56 pm1 comment
Review of Nickelback – No Fixed Address

Is there a more hated band in the world than Nickelback? The types of reactions they receive is generally reserved for the perpetrators of the most serious of crimes. Some would tell you that their music is a serious crime. They will tell you that it is generic, soulless and all […]

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Who is Paul McCarthy?

January 3, 2015 1:00 pm0 comments
Who is Paul McCarthy?

When I was growing up my musical education was based on the Golden Era of Hip Hop. My ears were dominated by such lumnaries as Biggie Smalls, Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, NWA, Cypress Hill, De La Soul, The Gang Starr Foundation, The Likwit Crew…. I could go on. Yet […]

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For the Love of Money – Bone Thugs N Harmony

November 11, 2014 6:05 pm0 comments
For the Love of Money – Bone Thugs N Harmony

$10,000,000 (£6,120,000). Let me write that in words… Ten Million Dollars aka Six Million One Hundred and Twenty Thousand pounds. That’s a very big number. Too big a number for the average person on the street to even contemplate seeing on a bank statement, let alone spending. Of those of […]

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The Verb – Triton [Album Review]

November 7, 2014 12:46 pm0 comments
The Verb – Triton [Album Review]

The Verb’s outstanding 2014 Triton is positively inextricable in its captivating, vigorous display of intricacy and emotionally raw output. The first official release from the acoustic-cum-tech project, Triton blasts us with driving, heavy beats, striking chord progressions and deliciously noisy synth leads and ambientscapes, complimented with occasional bouts of sullen […]

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