Category Archives: Bands

Every Song has a Story to tell: 10,000 Maniacs – Like the Weather

It does not happen that often that the mood of the lyrics and the mood of the music of a song seem to totally contradict each other, and yet the result turns out just perfectly fine. "The A Team" by … Continue reading

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Glorious start to the Brussels Summer Festival 2014 with Patti Smith, Arsenal and Suede

The annual inner city festival Brussels Summer Festival is there again, 10 days of music and other entertainment forms (mini racing tracks, Win for Life computer games on the Streets, food and exotic drinks from all over the world, …) … Continue reading

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Every Song has a Story to tell: The Smiths – Rubber Ring

There are few bands in history who, despite existing less than a decade, left such a legacy and such important back catalogue as the Smiths did. The band formed around the highly charismatic and sometimes (well, often) controversial vocalist Morrissey … Continue reading

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The Black Tokens – Another Little Lie – Belfast memories

In the past I have already discussed how music and arts in Belfast’s underground artistic scene influenced me and inspired me to start writing myself. Sadly enough, a lot of the bands I was friends with and attended gigs of, … Continue reading

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The most unique interpretation of Tainted Love: Coil

Tainted Love is a song most people, if not all people, know. It was originally performed by Gloria Jones, but only became a mainstream hit when synthpop duo Soft Cell (including Marc Almond on vocals) covered the song in 1981. … Continue reading

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Guano Apes setlist, Sala Apolo, Barcelona, 23rd January 2012

This was the Guano Apes’ setlist of their concert in Sala Apolo, Barcelona, on 23/1/2012: 1. Quietly 2. Oh, what a night! 3. You can’t stop me 4. Open your Eyes 5. Sunday Lover 6. Pretty in Scarlet 7. Fire … Continue reading

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Triumphant comeback for Guano Apes in Spain

Concert review : 23/1/2012, Guano Apes, Sala Apolo, Barcelona. I was about 16 years old when Guano Apes first came into my attention. The alternative metal band from Göttingen, Germany, scored a massive hit across the continent with the extremely … Continue reading

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