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New Music: Ming City Rockers – I want to get out of here but I can’t take you anywhere

From TheBackSeatMafia about Grimsby band Ming City Rockers

Backseat Mafia


Immingham, Lincolnshire. Unless your a fan of chemical plants, and the bright lights of Grimsby, err, there’s not much to savour in immingham, except to get out of it if you can. And if you can’t, that sad realisation passes over you that you’re stuck in a nowhere town, with nothing to do. As immingham residents Ming City Rockers say ‘I wanna walk in the sun and admire its rays, but it’s getting pretty hard as I sleep all day…’

Their new, debut, single is about that very subject. I wanna get out of here but I can’t take you anywhere, sums up those feelings of isolation and disappointment. And listening to the song, and the group, thes this sort of latent anger about it all. They make this adrenelin fuelled rock and roll, in the very spirit of Chick Berry and Gene Vincent and give it this punk attitude…

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Music Review: Ameira Continue To Deliver

Attempt at my own Ameira Review

Scunthorpe Independent News

“Ameira’s sound is spreading like an uncontrollable fire & their video releases hitting highs of 10,000.  Defiantly doing something right! Remaining level headed and no egos, they love what they do.”

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Review/Release: The Headshakes “Playground Of Happiness”

Scunthorpe Independent News

Stunted Records – Press Release
Stunted Records are pleased to announce the release of the debut album “Playground of Happiness” by The Headshakes. Which is now available.

The songs on the album are a kaleidoscope of imaginings which seem to have a flow of mutual intent, born out of avid reading and a vivid imagination on the part of singer, songwriter and lyricist Mick Walker, they are also the product of a period of personal illness which affected the mindset, leading to a clutch of songs that are both uplifting and reflective in equal parts.

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This Friday, Sanctuary @ The Light Bar With Scunthorpe Nights

this friday

Scunthorpe Independent News

We have had tickets for just over a month to our biggest and last gig of the year. As you may know we did a showcase earlier in the year at The Wortley hotel, Which sold out to capacity, turning people away at the doors due to fire reg, Sanctuary’s capacity is a lot higher so we hope to not have to turn people away for this one. On the door £5, we have dropped off a few more tickets to Class Six due to high demand.Sanctuary Live Sessions is the new live music night we are bringing to the Light, starting off by getting local bands into the venue for the chance to play to the converted church. Sanctuary takes place on 22nd Nov @ The Light Bar Scunthorpe. With Ameira headlining the night (As heard on BBC Radio One playlist all last week.) And BBC introducing favourites ChrisCooperBand.

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Interview: Tripdown Studios, Looking to Record?

Scunthorpe Independent News

Our friend Richie Chappell down at Tripdown studios did us a quick interview to answer some questions for anyone thinking about booking recording time.

Not only do they run a recording studio they are also part of a talented band named The TripDownProject.

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Interview with…KISMET RYDING

Bitter Sweet Symphonies

Kismet RydingGrimsby/Cleethorpes four piece Kismet Ryding are just what you need to get the party started, they make music that makes you want to dance and sing along to. Their latest EP is no exception to that, Look.See.Don’t.Trip features six energetic, fast paced, groovy garage rock tunes. They are finally taking to the stage in Manchester for their first gig here, next month, 6th December at Gullivers, tickets only £3 adv., click here for more info and make sure you head down because it’s one not to be missed.

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