Polar Bear is one of Seb Rochford’s many projects but their latest album out this week, Peepers is just as much of a band effort that will open your eyes.
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No jazz fan worthy of the description wears sensible shoes and the music on this album is the antithesis of the concept of sensible shoes; this is Led Bib’s finest hour!
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Poetry and rap scene seems to be buzzin’ at the moment with Scroobius Pip at the forefront but who’s got their hand up Ventriloquist?
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Polar Bear packed out the Vortex for a notable concert on their home turf. It was standing room only to see the torch bearers of the new London jazz scene at its spiritual home in Dalston
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There’s a new riot of sound coming straight out of East London. It’s beautifully noisy and breaks rules, both musically and culturally. Call it the new ‘alternative’ — in the original sense when the word actually referred to music bristling with ideas, rebellion and youth-powered energy rather than the conveyor belt of insipid indie kids playing over-familiar tunes and chords
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Robert Mitchell and Omar Puente have worked together for sometime now and this album proves there’s a magical connection between the duo
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Following on from the success of the inaugural 2005 event, The second Wychwood Music Festival will be held over the weekend of 2-4 June 2006 at Cheltenham Racecourse and is already proud to boast an impressive line up of artists including Mercury Nominees, Awards for World Music Winners, Folk Awards Nominees, the most hotly tipped new Indie artists and classic festival bands that is sure to make it one of the most talked about events of the year, again
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