Category Archives: Alternative

EBGB’s & Jack Manning Live at Herbert’s Bar, Huddersfield 13/12/13

A newly instilled stage raised beside the bar with an excellent surround sound system had finally given Herbert’s Bar a much more crowd commendatory space to enjoy live performances of Huddersfield’s finest local bands and musicians, with ample distance to … Continue reading

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laminAte Pet animaL (Thomas Trueman) Soundcloud review

Laminate Pet Animal is a new project that’s based loosely around Leeds and the Midlands. LPA started in the recent summer, and already has three tracks out with an EP soon to be released. In essence it combines the use … Continue reading

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The Audio Farm @ Llanfyllin Workhouse, 30th August – 1st September 2013

The Audio Farm @ Llanfyllin Workhouse, 30th August – 1st September 2013 “The Audio Farm is going back to the roots of festival gatherings, where any creative being who can play live instruments, DJ, perform, has circus abilities, talks, comedians, … Continue reading

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Workhouse Festival 2013 – Weekend review

The festival season had finally arrived to Llanfyllin. The early ticket buyers were rewarded with sweltering weather to pitch up and relax in amid a rush for last minute tickets and lifts. The anticipation for a brilliant weekend ahead was … Continue reading

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Fight The Bear @ Ironworks, Oswestry, 02/03/13

Climbing the steps up to the stage me and my party settled with a feeling of vintage, surrounded by smiles seated around the spacious floor preparing to watch Bishops Castle’s most celebrated indie bands Fight The Bear and The Nuclear … Continue reading

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County Times 10 local bands/artists to listen to in 2013

1) Ex-Nihilo – Rock Newtown’s hard-rock quartet Ex Nihilo are proudly representing Montgomeryshire across the UK and already have an acoustic tour set for early 2013 as well as a tour in July. Drawing inspiration mainly from rock and metal their motivation … Continue reading

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Rock Night @ The Old New Inn, Llanfyllin w/String The Marionette & The Sunset Limited, 20/10/12

It’s rare living in rural Wales that I find gigs close to home; particularly not literally on the doorstep of the tavern next door. Happy to have a cheap night of classic rock I wandered into the dimly-lit back room, … Continue reading

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