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The Last Shadow Puppets: Dream Synopsis EP review

THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS  DREAM SYNOPSIS EP DOMINO EP of favourites and covers 7/10 The EP, recorded live in a day, includes new versions of album favourites Aviation and The Dream Synopsis, with covers of Jacques Dutronc, The Fall, Glaxo Babies and Leonard Cohen. Whilst this may sound a diverse bunch The Last Shadow Puppets… Continue reading The Last Shadow Puppets: Dream Synopsis EP review

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Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Women album review

MICK HARVEY  INTOXICATED WOMEN MUTE Harvey translates Serge Gainsbourg 8/10 This is Harvey’s fourth, and final, installment of his translation versions of Serge Gainsbourg. This one is mainly male/female duets from the 60s and Harvey is joined by such chanteuses as Andrea Schroeder who provides a thrilling version of ‘Je T’aime… (Moi non plus)’ rendered… Continue reading Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Women album review

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Buzzcocks: Spiral Scratch/Time’s Up Review

BUZZCOCKS  SPIRAL SCRATCH/TIME’S UP DOMINO 40th anniversary of classic release 10/10 9/10 Forty years ago Spiral Scratch was the first truly independent release and pointed the way forward for the DIY punk bands to follow. But the original beats them all; it still crackles with vitality and arrogant swagger. Devoto’s voice drips with world weariness,… Continue reading Buzzcocks: Spiral Scratch/Time’s Up Review