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About johnny3wishbone

University of Bristol alum Follow me on Twitter @DanielAdshead25 A few of my favourite things: International development, human rights, justice, wildlife conservation, primates, politics, literature, music, catharsis, theatre, my fiance, history, environment, current events, writing, reading, running, fundraising, campaigning, activism, travel, Prague, Bristol, Mexican food

Album Review: The Big Moon – Love in the 4th Dimension

The Big Moon – an all-female awesome foursome from London – have released their debut offering ‘ Love in the 4th Dimension’ during a stimulating, almost paradigm-shifting, though nascent era of guitar music. They are taking their place in the … Continue reading

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Roxanne de Bastion @ The Roundhouse, London – 3 May, 2017

A hush surmounts the murmuring of an audience waiting in eager anticipation as Roxanne de Bastion skips onto the stage with a beaming ray of sunshine spread across her face in the guise of a sweetly innocent smile. You can tell … Continue reading

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Partisan @ Dublin Castle, London 31/03/2017

As I survey the interior of this Camden live music institution – a venue that helped establish bands and artists who, in turn, helped establish the pub as a rock ‘n’ roll nirvana to imbibe quality live music performances – … Continue reading

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Buzzcocks @ Élysée Montmartre, Paris 25/03/2017

I absolutely must open this review with at least a soupcon of hero worship for Steve “I wanna hear you blow the f***ing roof off!” Diggle. At the not so tender age of 61, still has the rapid-fire punk energy coursing through his Mancunian veins. Shredding with youthful exuberance on … Continue reading

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Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist – Islington Assembly Hall 8 February, 2017

Iceland’s Emiliana Torrini is garnering a reputation for impressively adept collaborations, whether it be bands of gypsies, Berlin jazz musicians or experimental Belgian collective – The Colorist – her latest alliance. The result of this partnership is a live album featuring some new material, but … Continue reading

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A Mesmerising Ritual of Power & Protest: PJ Harvey – Brixton Academy, London 31/10/2016

It’s Halloween, and Polly Jean Harvey emerges from the darkness. She stalks the stage while leading her sombre troupe of drum-beating musicians across this territory, that is now completely her own, to the percussive battering of ‘Chain of Keys’, with the … Continue reading

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From “Free Huey!” to #BlackLivesMatter: The United States’ Continuing Failure Toward its African-American Youths.

Saturday marked the 50th anniversary since the inception of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland on 15 October, 1966. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale were two typical African-American youths growing up in a 1960s America that persecuted its black citizens, while, at … Continue reading

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