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27/2/17 – Lana Del Rey – Love – 2017

The polarizing Lana Del Rey returns with a new track, the first since the Honeymoon long player released in 2015. Sounding like Mazzy Star meets Chris Isaak meets Jesus And Mary Chain meets some glamorous past compounded by the  simultaneously modern and retro lyrics plus the doe-eyes framed with false eyelashes – and probably an […]

Aldous Harding 2017 B:W

12/2/17 – Aldous Harding – Horizon – 2017 – Tour Dates – February/March/May – 2017

Back from the dead, (that’s me, not Aldous Harding) after a holiday in Brazil and Northern Argentina at the spectacular Iguacu falls, it’s time to spread more music across the land with a short post about a girl from New Zealand. It’s only a matter of time before Aldous Harding penetrates your skin, rattles the […]

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29/1/17 – Los Shakers – Siempre Tu – 1968

Our last night in Montevideo before returning to Buenos Aires – Uruguay to Argentina. In the sixties there was a Uruguayan band that went to Argentina and became tremendously successful as part of the Uruguayan invasion. They modeled themselves on Los Beatles and after seeing the A Hard Day’s Night film they decided to form a […]

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19/1/17 – Buddy Greco – August 14 1926 – January 10 2017 – Pre Dylan Lyricists /The Lady Is A Tramp – Tommy Dorsey Featuring Edythe Wright – 1937 / Sophie Tucker – 1937 / Lena Horne – 1948 / Ella Fitzgerald – 1956 / Pat Suzuki – 1958 / Frank Sinatra – 1958/1965 / Buddy Greco – 1960 / Shirley Bassey – 1966 / Diana Ross And The Supremes – 1968 / Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – 2011

Who were the great lyricists before Dylan? Well, from the fifties into the sixties you would probably say the men that wrote the words for the musicals, writers like Lorenz Hart. Hart wrote the lyrics for The Lady Is A Tramp and My Funny Valentine and was Richard Rodgers partner till alcoholism (Hart died tragically of […]

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19/12/16 – La Hell Gang – Thru Me Again – 2014 / Videos – Inside My Fall / Sweet Dear/ The Beginning Remains End / So High

La Hell Gang represent the sounds of Chilean Dark Mood swirling Garage Rock. They suffered a stop/start beginning that saw guitarist/vocalist Francisco Cábala put the band on hold after recording their debut to concentrate on his other band Chicos de Nazca as well as a solo Electronic project. Consequently the first album recorded in one day in […]