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Ladytron – “Gravity The Seducer” – Review / Interview.

Photo Credit – Michele Civetta. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/20235733″ params=”auto_play=false&player_type=artwork&color=ff0034″ width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /]   ************************** Brian Eno once described Ladytron as a band who posses “a full awareness of what’s happening everywhere in music which is …

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The VPME | Dum Dum Girls Interview And Only In Dreams Review.

Dum Dum Girls Interview And Only In Dreams Review.

  “Bedroom Eyes” By Dum Dum Girls. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/21830514″ params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&color=9b100b” width=”100%” height=”81″ ] ************************ For somebody brought up in a house filled with the music of Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Phil Spector, the Brill Building …

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The VPME | Into The Light - Sarabeth Tucek -Get Well Soon Album Review and Interview

Into The Light – Sarabeth Tucek -Get Well Soon Album Review and Interview

‘Get Well Soon‘ By Sarabeth Tucek   Once you’ve heard Sarabeth Tucek’s beautiful, haunting voice, it’s rather difficult to believe it was acting and not music that was her first calling. Her eponymous debut album …

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The VPME | The Jesus And Mary Chain-Psychocandy 25th Anniversary-Jim Reid Interview

The Jesus And Mary Chain-Psychocandy 25th Anniversary-Jim Reid Interview

“Just Like Honey” –By The Jesus & Mary Chain. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/643597″ params=”show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=cf0b1b” width=”100%” height=”81″ ] How do you decide which is your favourite album, like, ever? What rules or tests apply? Is it really about …

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The VPME | Fire And Ice-The Good Natured Interview

Fire And Ice-The Good Natured Interview

Picture a less imperious Ladytron or maybe Dubstar with empathy or even La Roux devoid of reedy voice and bad manners. With silver in her lungs and gold in her heart The Good Natured could well prove to be the most interesting act to emerge from the current crop of female electronic pop pioneers. . .

The VPME | Miki's Photo Album-Miki Berenyi Interview Part 2 21

Lush-Mad Love-Twenty Years On !

“Deluxe” by Lush [soundcloud url=”http://soundcloud.com/andy-pip/lush-ciao-15-de-luxe” params=”show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=f1313f” width=”100%” height=”81″ ]   Ever felt unappreciated, resigned to the fact that no matter what you do certain people will always be waiting to pour scorn upon your head?   …

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The VPME | The VPME Awards 2009

The VPME Awards 2009

2009 ? How was it for you ?  In part 1 of our review of 2009 we reflect on the music that moved and inspired us and pay tribute to the musicians involved. Album Of  …

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The Horrors-Primary Colours-Is It Really That Good ?

Cast your minds back, if you will, to those far-off innocent times shortly before the NME decided that Glasvegas were the bright shiny future of pop music and then began their inexorable and undignified climb up James Allan’s fundament. There was a brief period of time when said publication tried to put forward The Horrors as the latest guiding beacon for a lost generation of pop kids, and somehow it all sounded so right on paper to begin with. Some holy hallowed names were invoked in the process: they were the skewed warped voodoo ju ju of the The Cramps, the white-knuckle rollercoaster ride through Hades of The Birthday Party at their hellish narcotic peak, the sexed-up whiskey priest sinners of The Gun Club. Throw in the strychnine-soaked sixties garage trash of The Sonics and that, said the hacks, was The Horrors in a nutshell. Good God, we all thought, that sounds amazing, what could possibly go wrong?

The VPME | The Way It Is -Nicole Atkins Interview

The Way It Is -Nicole Atkins Interview

  [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/8956604″ params=”auto_play=false&player_type=artwork&color=570c10″ width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] New York based chanteuse, Nicole Atkins’ full length debut“Neptune City” is a luscious, brooding album that challenges your expectations, and takes the listener on a breathtaking musical …

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