Monthly Archives: March 2012

How NOT to become a music star

The music industry has changed beyond recognition in recent years. Here are 10 rules that used to be sacrosanct if you wanted to be a musician, but today you need to break every one of them if you want to be … Continue reading

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The Bowmans – The world’s most glorious harmonies

Listening to the First Aid Kit last week, and The Staves just before Christmas has made the Ironbath think about the great sibling harmonies that he has heard – And there is one pair that stand out above all – … Continue reading

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On a boat with First Aid Kit

Following the Ironbath’s trip on Cayamo he hadn’t anticipated being on a boat listening to music so soon, but such are things that last week he found himself on the SS Thekla in Bristol harbour listening to former Cayamoan Samantha Crain … Continue reading

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