Stick in the Wheel – Common Ground (Out now on Static Caravan Recordings)

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Stick in the Wheel - Common Ground

Formats: Digital / 7″ Vinyl

Label: Static Caravan Recordings

Release Date: 23rd February 2015

Stick in the Wheel are a raw and uncompromising London folk band. This Spring, they release a limited custom-sleeved 7″ and download in collaboration with Static Caravan Recordings. Headed by Nicola Kearey (vocals) and Ian Carter (dobro and production), they have recruited seasoned folk singer Fran Kempster (harmony vocals), Si Foote (percussion), and Joolie Wood (fiddle) to create a record that is utterly real, a large and intentional step away from overblown folk floweriness, back to the fundamental essence of storytelling through song, by the people for the people.

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The Severed Limb – If You Ain’t Livin’ You’re a Dead Man [Damaged Goods]

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The Severed Limb – If You Ain’t Livin’ You’re a Dead Man

Release date: 2nd March 2015

Damaged Goods

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The Severed Limb began life as a punk skiffle trio, recording a cassette in the cellar of drummer Charlie Michael’s south London pub in 2008. With Bobby Paul on guitar/vocals and Charlie’s half brother Leo Lewis on washboard they began gigging in South London pubs. With no actual bass player they asked members of the audience to fill in on tea-chest bass. After a few gigs the band were invited to support rockabilly star Imelda May at Bush Hall and later at Koko, Camden. They recruited bass player Colin Young and guitarists Jimmy Curry and Sam Soper (who’d produced the cassette together) to play at the gigs.

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Ghost Box Announce New Additions to the Other Voices 7″ Series

Ghost Box have announced not one but two news additions to their Other Voices series with very exciting guests

The Pattern Forms (Jon Brooks with Ed Gibson and Ed Macfarlane of Friendly Fires) and Steve Moore (Zombi) are next in the Other Voices series. Both are released on the 27th February and the heavy weight 7″ vinyl can be ordered right now directly from the Ghost Box Shop.

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Shinies Announce Free Album Launch Party at the Shacklewell Arms London

Shinies have announced a FREE live show in support of their debut album “Nothing Like Something Happens Anywhere” on Friday 13th February at the Shacklewell Arms London.

Doors Open at 8pm and support comes from Yowl and Loaded.

Book yourself a spot right here!

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Carter Tutti – Carter Tutti Plays Chris & Cosey [Conspiracy International]

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Electronic music pioneers Carter Tutti (Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti) are set to release a new album on their own CTI label on the 17th of February 2015.

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Atari Teenage Riot – Reset [Digital Hardcore Recordings]

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Atari Teenage Riot – Reset

Release date: 9th February 2015

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RESET is Atari Teenage Riot’s sixth album. As its title states, this new release is unequivocally set in the now. RESET revises the agenda for a new age and the release of the title track announced the coming of the album with a timely blast of confrontation.
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Shinies- ‘Nothing Like Something Happens Anywhere’ [Dirty Bingo Records]

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Shinies

‘Nothing Like Something Happens Anywhere’

LP released 2 February 2015 on Dirty Bingo

Distributed by The state51 Conspiracy

The band’s lo-fi ambience and energy continues to grow along with a songwriting skill that references some of the left-field greats of the last three decades” – Line Of Best Fit

“In a time when UK guitar music is pretty much flat on it’s arse, Shinies are a twinkling star of hope” – Crack In The Road

“Melodic noise-pop”  – The 405

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