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CRYBABY SPECIAL: ‘No Excuses.’

Coming from the current musical hotbed that is the Medway area of South East England, it was perhaps inevitable that CRYBABY SPECIAL should spurn the advances of more, perhaps ‘established’ labels and record their debut album with the excellent ‘local’ … Continue reading

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CRYBABY SPECIAL and THE MONSTERS: ‘Murder In The Wall.’

CRYBABY SPECIAL & THE MONSTERS are a core trio (expanding to five for live performances) from the Medway area of South East England. They came to the notice of LOUD HORIZON through mention by old favourites and label-mates, Theatre Royal, … Continue reading

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LAZY TALK: ‘Luzaville.’

LAZY TALK are a five-piece coming f that old London town, fusing reggae, ska, indie and punk. They have already been picked up by Radio 1Xtra and will play support to the likes of Faithless and The Happy Mondays later in … Continue reading

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FIREWATER: ‘A Little Revolution.’

FIREWATER‘s latest album, ‘International Orange,’ was recently reviewed here on LOUD HORIZON and comment was made that the band planned to ‘tour’ it across Europe this autumn. Unfortunately, this isn’t going to happen right now … as you can see, singer … Continue reading

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THE VOLUNTARY BUTLER SCHEME: ‘Brain Freeze.’

I know next to nothing about THE VOLUNTARY BUTLER SCHEME (there’s bugger all about him on Facebook) but I assume it is the solo project of Rob Jones from the Black Country. Having produced a largely electronic album, ‘The Grandad … Continue reading

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UBERKABOOM: ‘She’s a Hurricane.’

UBERKABOOM took form from the spare parts of Tom Mansi & The Icebreakers when they came to a natural end. Of course, Tom himself is an integral part of the new band and he again lends his slightly rasping and … Continue reading

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FIREWATER: ‘International Orange!’

If there was ever a musical equivalent of football’s cliched ‘game of two halves’ then this is it! Firstly, here’s the basic background to ‘International Orange!’ Ex Cop Shoot Cop frontman Tod A initially conceived the notion of forming a … Continue reading

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