Purple Revolver Music Archive

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Album Review: The Amity Affliction - Severed Ties
(Fri 13 Nov 2009 11:01)
Vicious, melodic and visceral, Severed Ties manages to sound fresh within a genre which is starting to sound increasingly more stale and cliched

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Liverpool Music Week: Dananananaykroyd, The Masque
(Fri 13 Nov 2009 09:20)
Dananananaykroyd are sounding like the resulting audio love-child of sour strawberry sherbet cut with some gnarly class-A’s...

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Liverpool Music Week: Interview - The Holloways
(Thu 12 Nov 2009 22:14)
I sat down with guitarist (Mike Baker) and vocalist (Alfie Jackson) of The Holloways before their headlining slot at Liverpool's Masque theatre.

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Close-up: Interview with Super Furry Animals
(Thu 12 Nov 2009 15:41)
Interview: Gruff Rhys of the Super Furry Animals at What's Cooking? restaurant ahead of Liverpool Music Week gig

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Liverpool Music Week Review: Seasick Steve at the Olympia
(Thu 12 Nov 2009 11:50)
Seasick Steve has reached a high-level of commercial success, but in the end it all smells and feels a bit like Blues Music For Dummies

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Live Pictorial: Deep Purple - Manchester Apollo
(Wed 11 Nov 2009 14:16)
Deep Purple performing at Manchester Apollo at the start of their UK tour.

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Liverpool Music Week interview: Kasabian
(Tue 10 Nov 2009 23:24)
Purple Revolver talks to Kasabian’s resident dandy guitar hero Serge Pizzorno ahead of the band’s Liverpool gig

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Liverpool Music Week: Super Furry Animals @Nation
(Tue 10 Nov 2009 23:20)
Welsh wonders bring their fuzzy logic to Liverpool Music Week

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Liverpool Music Week: The Brand New Heavies @The Masque
(Tue 10 Nov 2009 14:46)
In nearby La’gos, a James Brown song was clearly audible above the other competing sound systems on Seel Street – fitting given that tonight’s band lent their name from a sleeve note on one of Brown’s singles

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Live Review: Biffy Clyro - Manchester Apollo
(Tue 10 Nov 2009 01:27)
An intense, bombastic and tenacious performance from a band who live up to every expectation they set

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Liverpool Music Week: Dinosaur Pile Up, Liverpool Masque
(Mon 09 Nov 2009 19:34)
Lovely, but brutal. Kind of like a flirtation that comes with a fist.

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Liverpool Music Week: Seasick Steve, Liverpool Olympia
(Mon 09 Nov 2009 14:35)
Several songs get so rambunctious that Seasick nearly falls off his chair on more than one occasion...

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Liverpool Music Week pictorial: The Enemy at Liverpool University
(Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:54)
The Enemy perform at Liverpool University as part of the Liverpool Music Week events.

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Liverpool Music Week pictorial: Seasick Steve at Liverpool Olympia
(Sun 08 Nov 2009 16:23)
Seasick Steve plays a sell out concert at Liverpool Olympia as part of the Liverpool Music Week events.

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Liverpool Music Week: Twisted Wheel Interview
(Sat 07 Nov 2009 14:37)
There’s no secret to the rise of Twisted Wheel, “We just make good honest rock ’n’ roll music that people clock on to,” says bassist Richard Lee, who prefers to be known as Ricky.

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Single review: Manchester Orchestra - Shake It Out
(Fri 06 Nov 2009 17:39)
A rough-and-ready blitz of unrestrained excellence from a band who're well on their way to becoming a renowned indie-rock sensation

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Liverpool Music Week pictorial: Daniel Johnston at the Masque
(Wed 04 Nov 2009 15:12)
Daniel Johnston performs at Liverpool Masque as part of the Liverpool Music Week events.

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Liverpool Music Week: Daniel Johnston
(Wed 04 Nov 2009 13:52)
Day Six in the Liverpool Music Week house

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Liverpool Music Week: Daniel Johnston, The Masque
(Wed 04 Nov 2009 13:51)
Childish, forlorn and mesmerically beautiful, Johnston moves more than a few grown men to tearfully excuse themselves for a 'ciggie'.

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Introducing: The Duke & The King
(Tue 03 Nov 2009 17:03)
Named after the travelling Shakespeare Hustlers in Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' these curious blood-brothers (and sweet sister) have found a home together