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Say Hello To… The Static Jacks – from New Jersey, USA via Leicester, England

April 12, 2012
The Static Jacks with Ngawara Madison, Music Vice

The Static Jacks with Music Vice reporter Ngawara Madison Name: The Static Jacks In one word: Rousing Genre: Indie Rock From:  New Jersey, USA. Band Members:  Ian Devaney (singer); Henry Kaye (guitar); Michael Sue-Poi(guitar); Nick Brennan (drums). The Static Jacks are an American band that look like sweet hipsters from the...
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Say Hello To… Dexters

March 18, 2012
Say Hello To… Dexters

Its hard to be impressed by an indie band in London these days — not to say they’re all watered down, unoriginal units who give off the air that they work in Starbucks and spend all their money at All Saints and American Apparel… — but its a fish bowl with...
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Industry Insider – Mike Jonns – founder of This Feeling club nights and management company

March 15, 2012
Industry Insider – Mike Jonns – founder of This Feeling club nights and management company

Mike Jonns is the founder and director of ‘This Feeling’; a tri-part company that includes band management, a record label, and a live music based club night. The club night in question is a huge crowd puller on the East London circuit; and has received numerous rave reviews from fans and...
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Say Hello To… The Howling

March 12, 2012
The Howling - Blacky and Rev

Interview with THE HOWLING. (photo credit Stuart Nicholls) Music Vice’s Ngawara Madison recently visited the North London rehearsal space of self-described “new ground rock” electro punk band, The Howling, to have a chat with the founding members of the group, James ‘Blacky’ Black (formerly of UK rock band Red Star Rebels),...
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Industry Insider: Canadian Idol judge Jake Gold; CEO of The Management Trust

March 8, 2012
Jake Gold

Our latest ‘Insider‘ is a famed International Artist Manager whose image is synonymous with the television series Canadian Idol, after his appearance on the judging panel for six seasons of the popular talent show. He has established himself as a key player on the international music scene over the space of...
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Adam Cohen at Union Chapel, London – Concert review and photos

March 6, 2012
Adam Cohen at Union Chapel, London - photo by Rob Hargreaves, Music Vice

The Gig: Adam Cohen Where: Union Chapel, London, England, Great Britain When: 29 February 2012 In One Word: Sublime When I was invited along to Adam Cohen’s Union Chapel performance, I didn’t know what to expect; afterall we are talking the son of THE Leonard Cohen, inductee of the American and...
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Industry Insider: Mark Zubek – independent Record Producer and Jazz musician

March 4, 2012
Mark Zubek

Mark Zubek is a Toronto-based record producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and jazz musician. He has produced, written and performed with a host of independent artists as well as Grammy award-winning jazz singer Betty Carter, Jen Chapin, Dave Holland, and Tony Levin. Ngawara Madison gets Zubek’s Industry Insider advice for aspiring recording artists out...
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Industry Insider: Alice Cooper and The Stooges biographer Jeffrey Morgan

February 29, 2012
Alice Cooper, 2008 - photo Brian Banks,

Jeffrey Morgan, biographer of Alice Cooper and The Stooges and former Canadian editor of CREEM magazine, on musicians in the Justin Bieber generation: “It’s gotten a lot worse; now they’re all alkie homo junkie drug addicts”. It’s fair to say our latest Industry Insider interview is a bit different from the...
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Industry Insider: Ollie Russian – UK radio plugger and noted music blogger

February 25, 2012
Ollie Russian

Ollie Russian is Head of Radio for leading UK Music PR company, Anorak London; which specialises in PR for national print, radio, digital PR, digital marketing and social media ( Ollie is also an award winning blogger, and a widely acclaimed DJ who plays top London venues such as Pony, Frog,...
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Industry Insider: music publisher Sharon Dean (owner Respect Music Ltd and former PRS Director of Licensing)

February 23, 2012
Sharon Dean

Sharon Dean is the Director of Respect Music Limited, a highly reputed Music Publishing company based in the UK. Sharon also sits on the board for the Association of Independent Music (AIM) and is Executive Director of the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, known as NARIP. A music publisher is...
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