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Grizzly Bear Return

August 7, 2012

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written by Robert Pollard Grizzly Bear are one of my favourite bands and they are back with a bang. Their last album Veckatimest was the soundtrack to my 2009 and the intervening years have only served to whet my appetite for new material. When an album is as good as Veckatimest I often wonder whether […]

Preview: Grimes – The Ritz, Manchester, 30.08.2012

August 7, 2012

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written by Rob Pollard for High Voltage Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, is a Canadian songwriter who doesn’t fit neatly into traditional music categorisation. Her extraordinary vocals and ability to write pop melodies means she stands on her own in the world of new music. 2012 has been her year. Late 2011 saw her she sign […]