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Sunday, 18 December 2011 13:42

The Brand New Heavies speak to ZANI

Written by Matteo Sedazzari


Starting a band is an electrifying experience for any budding musician.  A collection of like-minded individuals committed to their cause, to make music and for the world to listen.  As the exhilarating voyage unravels, their record collection becomes their mentor and their chosen instrument becomes their lover.  Soon the band embarks on an expedition in the hunt for success and personal fulfilment.

Sunday, 18 December 2011 13:09

Dave Wakeling The Beat Goes On

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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In the early 70’s in the UK, there was a great deal of debate across the land whether there was life on Mars. However in certain parts of the country where job prospects looked barren for young and old alike, the matter of paying the rent took precedence over such trifling discussions.

Sunday, 18 December 2011 13:05

Sam Moore The Soul Man

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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As Georges Bizet, the famous French composer once wrote, "music, what a splendid art. And what a sad profession." Bizet did not live long enough to see his operatic masterpiece ‘Carmen’ become a major success. The statement certainly rings true for Bizet, who died from angina, aged just 36.

Sunday, 18 December 2011 13:00

Wilko Johnson On That Thing

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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Robert Johnson, the Grandfather of Rock & Roll sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads in return to become a guitar legend. Probably one of the greatest rock and roll myths to date. However what is far more important and indeed realistic is Johnson’s life and how an individual became obsessed with music and its performance. This is the real world of rock and roll. As Johnson plyed his trade and sacrifices were made. A legend was born.

Sunday, 18 December 2011 12:52

Rick Buckler The Stick Master.

Written by Matteo Sedazzari

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After being absent from the public eye for over a decade, Rick Buckler is back where he rightfully belongs.  Playing the drums with a new band called The Gift. A live outfit that perform hits from Rick’s former band The Jam.

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