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Coming soon to Punk Ska Press

December 27, 2010

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I’ll start with an announcement regarding my Frank Turner interview. I’m currently trying to freelance it, but it’ll go on here if I can’t get that sorted. My interview with Jamie Stuart (from Dive Dive) will be on here in a couple of weeks. In terms of album reviews, coming up over the next few […]

Frank Turner (53 Degress, Preston) Live Review

December 15, 2010

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Frank Turner (+Dive Dive +Ed Harcourt) – 53 Degrees, Preston Despite seeing Frank Turner perform sets supporting Green Day and at Leeds Festival this year, his recent show in Preston was my first time seeing a full, headline set. I’d seen excellent performances before, and after chatting to him for half an hour before the […]

411Mania: Buy or Sell and Album A Day: Albums O to R

December 8, 2010

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A couple of links to stuff over at 411Mania. First of all, my weekly column is here, although it is a diluted version this week, due to very little spare time lately. Still, take a look for reviews off The Offspring, The Darkness and Queen. Also, I took part in this week’s Buy or Sell, […]

Better Left Alone – Live Review

December 8, 2010

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It was possibly the 6th time in two and a half years that I’ve seen Preston-based Better Left Alone, but the pop-punk quintet always bring something new, with the same charm as before. Showcasing all their tracks from the yet-to-be-released self-titled E.P., these newer songs were the undoubtable highlight. BLA have found themselves over the […]

Dive Dive (53 Degrees, Preston) – Live Review

December 8, 2010

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Dive¬†Dive (+Ed Harcourt, supporting FRANK TURNER) – 53 Degrees, Preston This is Part One of my series of reviews and interviews from Frank Turner’s headline show in Preston. Reviews of Ed Harcourt and Frank Turner, plus interviews with Turner and Dive Dive, will follow. Having seen singer-songwriter Frank Turner perform stellar shows supporting Green Day […]

Poll: Punk Ska Press Albums of 2010

December 7, 2010

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Here’s the Top 10 Albums I’ve chosen for 2010 (in a random order). Vote on your favourite, or suggest one I’ve missed out. I’ll announce the list at the end of the year!

Top 20 Albums of the Year [list]

December 6, 2010

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Here is my list for the Top 20 Albums of 2010. I submitted these to 411Mania¬†as part of their Top 30 Albums feature (coming soon), and I’ll be running features on these albums up until the New Year. Here’s my list, from top to bottom. I’ll be writing a short piece on each one, and […]