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I can’t say I’ve ever been to an art auction/gig before. To be honest, I hadn’t intended to go to either. My plans for last night included some Mexican food, and a couple of quiet cocktails with friends in time to make the last bus out of town. But in addition to the above, I also got to see Colchester duo YSBM playing in one of the town’s quirkier venues – The Waiting Room.
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sam page – breach.

Imagine, if you can, a university lecturer/college professor. Someone who had gained a PhD in Philosophy, taught for five years and then gave it all up to pursue a music career. Sam Page is that former Philosophy professor, but drop any preconceptions about his music style right there. His bio says that he “needed a break from being rational”, and from the sounds of his debut album Breach, that’s exactly what he’s done.

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ellie goulding – halcyon.

I’ve been waiting for this album since probably last February when the singer suggested she hoped for a release before the end of 2011. But since then she’s been off getting over Greg James and hanging out with Skrillex in America. A year later than promised, Ellie’s second album, Halcyon, is due for release this week.  Continue reading

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