Lauren Towner

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Album Review: Oasis – Time Flies 1994-2009

June 8, 2010
Album Review: Oasis – Time Flies 1994-2009

Title: Time Flies…1994-2009 Artist: Oasis Label: Big Brother Release Date: 14th June 2010 In One Word: Needless Before I start this album review, I’d like to reassure you all that yes, I am an...
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Lovebox Festival Preview – featuring Paloma Faith, Dizzee Rascal, Hot Chip and Grace Jones

June 7, 2010
Lovebox Festival Preview – featuring Paloma Faith, Dizzee Rascal, Hot Chip and Grace Jones

Paloma Faith is among an exciting and eclectic line-up at Lovebox 2010. (photo: Alice Hawkins) Despite starting out as a predominantly dance festival, Lovebox, in London’s East...
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Album Review: The Drums – The Drums

May 12, 2010
Album Review: The Drums – The Drums

Title: The Drums Artist: The Drums Label: Moshi Moshi Released: 7 June 2010 In One Word: Summery So as England and the rest of the northern hemisphere prepares for what could be another hot...
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The View announce Forestry Commission gig

April 26, 2010
The View announce Forestry Commission gig

The View have announced a woodland gig for this summer. The show, on Sunday 4th July, is the third and final concert to be to be staged in Delamere Forest, Cheshire as part of the...
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Van Morrison to headline with Bob Dylan at Hop Farm Festival

April 25, 2010
Van Morrison to headline with Bob Dylan at Hop Farm Festival

Van Morrison has been announced as the headliner for Friday night at this year’s Hop Farm Festival. Hop Farm had been originally slated as a one day only event for...
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Twitter’s #1 Most Followed Unsigned Act Plays Twitter HQ Showcase

March 26, 2010
Twitter’s #1 Most Followed Unsigned Act Plays Twitter HQ Showcase

Noush Skaugen With a massive and ever-increasing 1.2 million followers on Twitter (British comedy legend Stephen Fry has 1.3m) classically trained London rocker Noush Skaugen has the sort of viral clout that most...
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The Courteneers with Goldhawks at Brixton Academy, London – Live Review, Photos and Setlist

March 21, 2010
The Courteneers with Goldhawks at Brixton Academy, London – Live Review, Photos and Setlist

Gig / Concert: The Courteeners supported by Goldhawks and The Whip Venue: Brixton Academy, London Date: 18 March 2010 Headiner: The Courteeners In One Word: Enrapturing “Courteeners’...
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Larmer Tree Festival Announces Headliners

March 5, 2010
Larmer Tree Festival Announces Headliners

Established in 1990, and set in the beautiful Larmer Tree Gardens on the Wiltshire/Dorset border, the Larmer Tree Festival has given audiences a diverse range of world-class music from across the globe. This year is no exception,...
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Single Review: Black Soul Strangers – The Haunting

March 5, 2010
Single Review: Black Soul Strangers – The Haunting

Title: The Haunting Artist: Black Soul Strangers Label: Squeek Records Release Date: 14 March 2010 In One Word: Fetching When you search for ‘haunting’ in a dictionary, what seems to be a re-occurring...
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Doves Announce Best-of Album

February 24, 2010
Doves Announce Best-of Album

So here we are, twelve years since Doves formed in Manchester and released the Cedar Room EP on the Casino Records imprint (funded by the one and only Rob Gretton) and ten years have elapsed since Doves...
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