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The oddly-named metal records you must listen to.
In tribute to hard-working bands, I revisit songs I didn't like on first listen.
He's my favourite guitarist and I want posters for my bedroom wall.
There must be a scene in Shanghai I don't know about.
New tunes by Fruit Bats and Rollo Jean.
Ergo Phizmiz's operatic adaptation of Flann O'Brien will leave you speechless.
The destroyed Pias warehouse contained recordings of some of the UK's best independent music.
Tom Ravenscroft's music blog.
Tom Ravenscroft opts for comfort over clever where indie's concerned and discovers he's an underwate
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Tom Ravenscroft's music blog
Tom Ravenscroft on what to look forward to at this summer's music festivals.
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Meet Dark Dark Dark, the best band in the world (for now).
The dos and don'ts of talking at gigs.
After a holiday, I'm ready to fall in love with music again. Listen here to what I've found.
An afternoon tuned in to Britain's greatest nostalgia station.
Tom Ravenscroft tries to find the perfect songs to soundtrack a jog.
I appear to have been made DJ to the Royal Wedding. What shall I play?
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Free album for download; and more African guitar pop.
Records are more fun when you can see them.
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Save yourself from pap pop with accordions and violins.
A new generation of bands is doing away with lyrics
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