The Von Pip Musical Express Podcast – Episode 7 – November 2011

The Von Pip Musical Express podcast featuring an eclectic mix of indie classics and the best new music around. This month we feature the awesomely excellent Two Wounded Birds, sure to be big in 2012 Beth Jeans Houghton, the dark majesty of The Bookhouse Boys, the frenetic sparkling beautiful melancholy of  Veronica Falls alongside indie... Continue Reading →

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 →

Totally Wired – The Whip Interview/Album Review

‘Riot’ By The Whip. Manchester has long been a fertile breeding ground for electronic music, be it the nihilistic, heart wrenching poetry of Joy Division, set against the backdrop of a bleak, grey  post-industrial Manchester through to the pill popping hedonistic indie dance crossover championed by the likes of New Order and ACR . Such... Continue Reading →

Virtual Reality -Emmy The Great Interview/Review

"A Woman, A Woman, A Century of Sleep" By Emmy The Great. It wasn’t quite love at first listen with regard to  Emmy The Great’s debut album ‘First Love’, purely because we’d become smitten with Emmy’s oeuvre long before her debut.  She was probably one of the first artists  we’d discovered via myspace (remember that... Continue Reading →

The ‘Talk When Artists Terminate Songs’ Campaign-The Curse Of Talking At Gigs

(Click image for MASSIVE hi-res  version to print off and take to gigs 😉 ) If you're a regular gig goer I’m sure you’ve  noticed, over the last few years, the increasing  number of annoying,  imbecilic dullards in attendance  who decide to strike up a conversation at the exact point an artist/band begin their set. ... Continue Reading →

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