Month: March 2017

CHRIS T-T

CHRIS T-T 1997-2017  – 20TH ANNIVERSARY DOUBLE CD ‘BEST OF’ RELEASED MAY 19 WATCH THE NEW VIDEO ‘ENGLISH EARTH’ HERE + UK TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL AND MAY     May 2017 marks Chris T-T’s 20th anniversary making music. The same week in 1997 that Tony Blair came to power, Chris moved to London and before the end of May he’d played his first solo gigs (Chris that is, not Tony) and self-released his debut 7” single.   Shortly after, Chris home recorded and self-released his debut album Beatverse (years before this became commonplace) on a MiniDisc four-track with no computer....

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South Wales law firm expands with new services and offices in London and Bristol.

Fast growing South Wales law firm, CJCH Solicitors, has further extended its range of services with the appointment of new heads of department in both Commercial and Dispute Resolution, as well as opening two further offices. Gareth Thompson joins CJCH from HCB in Solihull as head of the Commercial Department and Nerys Thomas, a highly regarded Cardiff litigator is leading the Dispute Resolution team. Collectively, they will steer the newly formed CJCH Mediation service. Gareth and Nerys bring a wealth of expertise to enable the Practice to provide a full range of services for commercial clients and resolve a...

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Sex Pistol Steve.

by Rob Jones John Lydon has had plenty to say, Glen Matlock has told his tale and now it is the turn of Steve Jones to add his quota of experiences to the Sex Pistols files. The autobiography of the punk guitar guru is entitled Lonely Boy and as an appetiser it is apparent that every single pebble will be turned over in an attempt to tell the complete story. Jones is prepared to unleash some tragic personal trauma including his youthful encounters as a victim of peadophilia and dysfunctional family upbringing. One has to admire how frank this London lad is in relation to desperate distress and its obvious negativity upon his persona. Steve was a juvenile delinquent and his desire to steal anything from anybody at any time takes up a lot of his adolescent years. A poor relationship with both his mum and deeply disturbed stepdad is the green light to manifest major mischief.  As a result Steve spends time under lock and key but it is crystal clear that he craved attention from his mother and that was not forthcoming so he went on a rampage of rebellion. The description of a ‘cloak of invisibility’ means that he does get away with a score of deviant acts and his thieving from star turns did provide The Sex Pistols with a lot of equipment that was...

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Hook-ed on Substance.

by Rob Jones Peter Hook is at the top of the tune table as a result of his allegiances with a brace of the most influencial performers in contemporary musical history. Joy Division and New Order have cast an immense wand upon pop practitioners that have followed their respective leads. Meanwhile, the input of Hook has been key to the output of the aforementioned acts. Peter Hook and The Light are a busy band that include the main man’s son in amongst an astute quintet. The hero leads from the front taking on the core of the vocal duties...

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Chk Chk Chk it out out out!!!

by Rob Jones The world needs to take note of !!! (Chk Chk Chk) as one of the great bands of our time and this cutting edge combo are set for a date at The Fleece, Bristol on Monday May 29, 7.30pm. Tickets are a bargain £11 in advance for an over 16’s show and more details are available at http://thefleece.co.uk/events/chk-chk-chk/ For a flavour of the band here is a review of their last album which was released in late 2015: Across a series of releases these cutting edge Americans have continued to deliver killer cuts awash with resplendent rhythms and...

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