Howling Bells ‘The Loudest Engine’ Special – Album,Gig and Interview.

HOWLING BELLS 'The Loudest Engine 'Special. “Baby Blue” By Howling Bells. The Album –“The Loudest Engine.” The problem with producing a flawless debut album widely regarded by many as a genuine classic, is that there will always be those who demand that subsequent albums endlessly repeat variations on the same theme.  To adopt such a... Continue Reading →

THE VPME PODCAST- JESUS AND MARY CHAIN SPECIAL

To celebrate the re-issue of all six studio albums as deluxe editions we present a special Jesus and Mary Chain podcast. Guests include Jim Reid and the gang  as we celebrate the genius of the  greatest band in the world. Listen below (for the technically challenged click the green button 😉 ) or on Mixcloud.... Continue Reading →

Lucy Rose Interview.

"Bikes" By Lucy Rose. "Scar" By Lucy Rose. There’s certainly been no shortage of intelligent, talented, female singer songwriters of  late.  From the egregious cauterwauling of Florence, a lady who on occasion can make Al Pachino’s worst excesses appear quite restrained and dignified, right through to the dour understated beauty of Laura Marling’s quiet introspection,... Continue Reading →

Ladytron – “Gravity The Seducer” – Review / Interview.

Photo Credit - Michele Civetta. ‘Melting Ice’  By Ladytron.  ‘Moon Place’ By Ladytron.   ************************** Brian Eno once described Ladytron as a band who posses “a full awareness of what’s happening everywhere in music which is interwoven to produce  something quite new”  they are, he went on to say, “the best of English pop music.”... Continue Reading →

Dum Dum Girls Interview And Only In Dreams Review.

“Bedroom Eyes” By Dum Dum Girls. ************************ For somebody brought up in a house filled with the music of Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Phil Spector, the Brill Building sound, The Ronettes and The Supremes, and who then went on to discover Blondie, The Ramones, Lush, The Jesus And Mary Chain and The Raveonettes,  Dum Dum... Continue Reading →

Songs To Learn and Sing – Veronica Falls, Howling Bells, Zola Jesus and Dirtblonde

This week,  Veronica Falls, Howling Bells, Zola Jesus and Dirtblonde *************************** VERONICA FALLS.  Veronica Falls  release their self-titled debut album released 17th October on Bella Union and will be touring the UK with VPME faves Dum Dum Girls in November. “Bad Feeling” By Veronica Falls. ************************************************************* VPME – Six Music. Last week we returned on... Continue Reading →

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