TRACK OF THE DAY: “Bad Luck Baby” off the CD Monkey Medicine by TheNick Gravenites / John Cipollina Band

Proper, tough electric blues played with taste and at a decent speed by true masters of the genre and yes, it’s the same Cipollina, the deceased guy out of QMS. Excellent ‘kick-arse’ take-no-prisoners Chicago Blues from white guys who know their stuff. Love it! As usual, I got this album off eBay for next to […]

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Album spins closer towards its final track as a viable format

From the archives Hannah Ellis-Petersen writes:”Make no mistake,” declared George Ergatoudis, head of music at BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra, this month. “With very few exceptions, albums are edging closer to extinction.”It was enough for musicians and fans alike to take to social media in their droves to jump to the defence of a […]

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THE FOREIGN RESORT: She is Lost

We are told: The Foreign Resort releases ‘She Is Lost’ video, Announces Video Crowdsourcings & Tour with Dead Leaf Echo FOR FANS OF: The Cure, Foals (Antidotes phase), Joy Division, Tones on Tail, The Damned, Killing Joke, New Order FOR SHARING Bandcamp http://theforeignresort.bandcamp.com/album/she-is-lost-single Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/theforeignresort/she-is-lost Video crowdsourcing for ‘She is Lost’ https://youtu.be/17fW9P2LOlk ‘Skyline/Decay’ single https://dkfmshoegaze.bandcamp.com/track/the-foreign-resort-skyline-decay ‘Skyline/Decay’ https://youtu.be/hdLhlwzi06Q ‘Suburban Depression’ https://youtu.be/poCGR9LLM3g ‘Dead End Roads’ https://youtu.be/p01g13IasAQ “The […]

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Don’t miss this!

Phill Jupitus and Clare Grogan want your stories, dedications and memories about a stack of classic BBC Music performances, around the theme of friendship. Check out the selections on the Clips page and email us jukebox@bbc.co.uk to request a song and give us your reason why. Choose from the likes of Carole King, Paul Simon, […]

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