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WISHBONE ASH INTERVIEW

  Hey Andy this is for www.rokpool.com 1) Wishbone Ash will be playing live dates, are you excited about this?  Yes indeed! We've had a low key summer, time spent recharging the batteries, but we will tour solidly during the next 6 months.   2) Looking back at Wishbone Ash classics like "Argus", do you still listen to the albums?  I've revisited these albums recently because I updated my home hi fi gear and have been spinning the old vinyl. So good. Ordinarily I haven't spent a lot of time listen . . .

SFX. THE ICONIC C.60 CASSETTE MAGAZINE

An amazing collection of the 1980's iconic audio magazine SFX. We've been given exclusive access by the creator of the magazine Hugh Salmon. Nicknamed 'The only magazine on C-60', SFX Cassette Magazine captures the essence of the 80's perfectly. Its unique format and style were unlike any other Magazine, was via cassette tape, featuring news stories, record reviews, rare demos and interviews with a huge collection of artists. Bands from New York to Florida to London were all covered and from Duran Duran to the Beatles, all the stars were in it. Check out all the issues here  Or purchase direct here    

ROLLING STONES POSTER

 FANTASTIC RECREATION OF THIS ICONIC VINTAGE ROLLING STONES POSTER PRODUCED EXCLUSIVELY FOR ROKPOOL.COM   BUY HERE 

JOHN MARTYN

JOHN MARTYN POSTER   What could be a better gift than this fabulous full size recreated John Martyn Poster ??    You can buy it here, just click READ MORE  

PINK FLOYD AT THE ROUNDHOUSE POSTER

PINK FLOYD POSTER  Fantastic full size poster beautifully receated for us, Pink Floyd at The Roundhouse You can buy it here just click READ MORE.  

BEAUTIFUL

 BEAUTIFUL i saw a review that said a of Beautiful, the Carol King story, 'a Tapestry of great hits' (clever eh) well it sure was.  Actually Tapestry is one of my all time favourite albums, there is something about the line in the song Tapestry, 'Once he reched for something gold and hanging from a tree, but his hand came down empty' that seems so full of lost  opportunity, said so poetically that I could only wonder at her skills. Anyway back to Beautiful, I defy anyone not to enjoy this show, packed with so many of the Goffin King hits and latterly Kings alone, (and a number from other writers of that era), and the story is pretty interesting too. So a big thumbs up from me. Robin Smith

BIG FESTIVAL

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TRUCK FEST

  Classical-inspired stars Clean Bandit, psychedelia Heavenly Records signings Temples and innovative duo Public Service Broadcasting are amongst the latest additions to the ever-expanding line-up for Truck Festival, 17th and 18th July, Oxford. Also heading to the Hill Farm site is a dance stage presented in collaboration with Switch and crowned by Shy FX. Tickets are a steal at only £79.50, on sale now from Truckfestival.com.               

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MOLOTOV JUKEBOX: THE BIG FESTIVAL

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