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It’s been quite a while since I last saw Teenage Fanclub. I was quite late in coming to them, initially dismissing them as a Britpop band (without ever having heard any of their stuff). It was when I moved in with a friend Martin circa ‘99, where ‘Grand Prix’ was on heavy rotation on the ...

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I have to admit to not having heard of Ben Caplan before tonight. I was up in Glasgow for a Podiatry conference and instead of talking feet over dinner, decided to drag a few Pods to King Tuts to see who ever was on – if the band was pants at least we’d’ve been to ...

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Tonight’s theme was 'The Body' accompanied by baked Camembert and a variety of other cheese and beer. I've become somewhat obsessed of late with the Matt Ward tune that opened things up...... I was so happy that it mentioned a body part and I could squeeze it in......as with the 2nd M Ward entry - ...

wave

Since first happening upon them back in 2008, I try never to miss the Wave Pictures when they're touring - they're so good - always the same but different with new stuff in tow. Touring with their 2nd LP of the year, they have one heck of a back catalogue to call upon, with new ...

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Meilyr Jones is fabulous live. He lays himself bare, gives it his all and has the best backing band in Britain - all multi-intrumentalists and by the end of the night I think everyone had had a go at everything. I first saw him fronting Racehorses and then earlier this year at Glastonbury. You never quite ...