Monthly Archives: March 2017

BOOMTOWN 2017 – THURSDAY AT THE WINDMILL

For those who didn’t know, Boomtown very much begins on the Thursday, and this year we have more stages opening than ever before. One of these is The Windmill up in Whistler’s Green (just above the Lion’s Den, overlooking Downtown … Continue reading

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Gorillaz – Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)

When I catch things like this late I figure I must be the last person in the world to find out, so I don’t normally blog them. However in case you’re not one of the 15 million people to have … Continue reading

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Eskorzo – La Pena

No sooner had I mentioned them in my last post, when along comes the new video and single from pioneering Mestizo rockers Eskorzo. As I’ve mentioned previously, they were easily one of the stand out live acts I saw last … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN – PART 2

Following on from yesterday’s post (also check back there for the full Oldtown line up poster) about the Batov Records takeover on the Oldtown Port, here’s a handful of international acts that will also be performing on the new stage … Continue reading

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Coldcut x On U Sound feat. Roots Manuva – Vitals

I have to admit I fell out of love with Roots Manuva a long time ago. After a string of poor performances live and a number of albums that I simply wasn’t feeling, I thought that was it. Then Coldcut … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN 2017 – OLDTOWN

It’s been a while since DJ Russ Jones from London and Basement Jaxx’s Felix Buxton released their seminal compilations of ‘Gypsy Beats and Balkan Bangers’ and the once thriving corresponding scene here is in rather a critical state to be … Continue reading

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Dona Onete – No Meio do Pitiú

I’ve played at WOMAD the last couple of years and I love some of the global artists I’ve discovered there. One of my favourites I happened upon at the Charlie Gillet stage when she was a guest with Cerys Matthews … Continue reading

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