Devon: The Festivals

The concept of a music festival is strange. Tribes of strangers gather in fields to stand around (usually in mud, frequently in puddles of stale beer), watch music which they’ve often never heard, and accumulate the sort of stench and sleep deprivation which would have them sent home from work. They’re wonderful. Nothing brings people […]

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CHAT – Sound Of The Sirens

You may have heard of these two, you may have not. If you were firmly in the “not” department, chances are you’re soon to be in the overwhelming minority. With a second album due for release early May, it’s looking like Exeter’s folk-rock duo Sound Of The Sirens will be riding the wave of their first […]

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CHAT – Jo Harman

I confess, I’m not usually one for interviews. I’m awkward and often awkwardly confrontational, so I tend to write from a clear, would-be-difficult-to-throw-things-at-me distance. However for my piece in February’s Devon Life magazine, I decided to break with this and have a natter with the decidedly lovely Jo Harman. Originally from Exeter, she’s recently become […]

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