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Upcoming: Live at South

We have a couple of in-stores coming up in the next few weeks, both from Southend acts, and both well worth your time: Saturday 1st July, 1pm - ADCX (space-doom rock). More info HERE Sunday 9th July, 1pm - Steve Hooker (rockabilly blues and soul). More info HERE Both are free entry and all ages are welcome

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New Releases 16th June 2017

Album of the week is the first album in 21 years from Ride, more on that HERE. Another busy week for releases, alongside what's here, there's others only available in the shop (wink wink, etc). Indie folk crew Fleet Foxes return with their first LP in 6 years, in which time their ex-drummer went off to become a star. Brighton's biggest Death From Above 1979 fans Royal Blood are back with more mainstage conquering drums and bass rawk, this time available on (very) limited white vinyl. Brent Rademaker (who used to be in Beachwood Sparks, who I LOVE) is back with his new band GospelbeacH, which has an early-70s AM radio vibe, alongside the breezy Californian country-rock. Kevin Morby who...

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Pete Astor & MelodieGroup Live At The Railway Hotel, 3/6/17

For our latest South Social we had indie legend, and all round lovely man, Pete Astor headline, with support from MelodieGroup.  Here's a video of Pete, backed by MG, performing the Loft's classic Why Does The Rain   And some pictures, all by Gary Franklin, from the night

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May Mixtape

Our May mixtape is now up on Mixcloud, have a listen below: Tracklist: 1. Candy Man - Alan Vega, Alex Chilton & Ben Vaugn 2. Roving Woman - Nat Johnson, Emma Kupa & Katherine Jackson 3. Support Tours - Jeffrey Lewis 4. Back To Stay - Bridget St John 5. Do I Still Figure In Your Life - Pete Dello 6. In The Back, In The Corner, On The Dark (aka Blues For Oliver The Tall Pilgrim) - Harold Land 7. People Make The World Go Round - Milt Jackson 8. Afer Yemegneshal - Alemayehu Eshete 9. Ghost Train - Electro-Tones 10. Exotic - The Rhythm Kings 11. He Me Wake Up Your Mind - Joyce Jones 12. Tiny Tim...

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Viking Moses Live at South

Viking Moses will be playing a free gig at lunchtime on Saturday 27th May. He'll be performing at the Railway the night before, but playing a completely different set here. More info - Facebook Event His songs have been covered by fans such as Malcolm Middleton, Devendra Banhart, Slow Club, etc, for a tribute album. Viking Moses, AKA Brendon Massei, achieves a special balance of warmth and command, with familiar melodies that draw listeners in and oblige them to stay. Strongly lyrical songs are played out through tunes that flirt with pop, soul and Americana, all strung together with a unique pulsing guitar, and by Massei's robust voice, which ebbs from delicate whispers to throaty howls.vikingmoses.com en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_Mosesvikingmoses.bandcamp.com facebook.com/vikingmosestwitter.com/vikingmosesinstagram.com/vikingmoses

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