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RHUBARB BOMB: the city consumes us

March 16, 2012 by

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DOWNLOAD: Pylon “Fused Into You” (remix) This seems like a right fitting way to end Wakefield Week. Rhubarb Bomb, the venerable Wakefield fanzine, is celebrating it’s five-year anniversary this year and to celebrate, they are releasing a compilation and book charting their history and that of the bands they’ve covered. Check out the Pledge Music […]

YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: the cribs

March 15, 2012 by

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Whilst it may be a bit obvious, Wakefield Week would not be complete without a mention of the Jarmans. The Cribs are one of West Yorkshire’s finest exports, and are truly one of Wakefield’s best. To those who went to their gig a few weeks back with This Many Boyfriends, I can’t help but say […]

MI MYE

March 14, 2012 by

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DOWNLOAD: “When I Wake Up” Listening to Mi Mye, the vehicle for Jamie Lockhart’s Americana-laced tunes, it’s rather easy to chalk them up as dour and melancholy, but that wouldn’t be fair to the music or Mr. Lockhart. Whilst his latest album, The Time and the Lonleyness, centres around the divorce from his wife, it’s […]

IMP

March 13, 2012 by

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Dinosaur Jr. Pixies. Built to Spill. Definitely Built to Spill. I’m fairly confident that all of these bands are ones that Wakefielders Imp listen to incessantly. On a string of EPs, their latest being Sewerpop! (How The Castle Was Stormed) which was released on December, they’ve bridged the gap between new England sounds and the […]

SKINT & DEMORALISED “ALL THE REST IS PROPAGANDA”

March 12, 2012 by

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This seems like a fitting way to begin Wakefield Week. It’s been quite a few years for Skint & Demoralised. The band’s heart and soul, Matt Abbott, has made quite the name for himself up here in the north, from his poetry nights to gigs throughout Yorkshire to getting caught up in the major label […]