Year: 2020

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Darla Jade – Forget You Not – Single Review

For anyone that’s been reading Slap Magazine online over the past few months, they’ll know just how much we’re loving Darla Jade. Returning with her latest single, ‘Forget You Not’ is a meaningful number straight from the heart. Known for […]

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Broken Pieces – Forgotten Garden – EP Review

Forgotten Garden released their debut EP, Broken Pieces, back at the beginning of this month, with Screamlite records. This 4 track EP has been a while in the making, but the finished project is audibly satisfying, like completing a puzzle […]

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Gig Review: Tyler Massey Trio at Paradiddles

Tyler Massey Trio at Paradiddles, Worcester – 22nd August 2020 After several gig-free months, the local live music scene has started making the first few tentative steps of its return. While cramped, sweaty rooms full of revellers still seem a […]

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Evesham’s words of wonder

Evesham Festival of Words is continuing through this year with more competitions to spark your creativity. On 1st October, they launch a brand new Haiku Competition, and just their first ever Photo Caption Competition, open to all and free to […]

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Stunning Graffiti & Street Art coming into the city!

Worcester Paint Festival is offering up some lead in events over the autumn, as teasers for the main event which will launch in September 2021. WPF started things moving at the weekend with a mural created on the hoardings at […]

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Korb – Korb II – Album Review

These days I’m desperately trying not to contextualise everything in relation to this ‘new normal-Brexit-Trump-BLM-Climate-Echo-chamber’ thing but seriously? Am I alone in trying to remember what good is, where my happy place is, what’s the actual zeitgeist? From a musical […]

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Nuns of the Tundra return to the studio

Nuns of the Tundra to return to recording this month thanks to BBC Introducing Live London, and they’ll be back like you’ve never seen them before. Nuns of the Tundra are a 4 piece alternative rock machine, well known for […]

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Jonny Melodic – Hawks and Doves – Album Review

The choice of music at significant moments in our lives is vitally important. Consider the first dance at your wedding should you choose to proclaim to the world your feelings – is that the sound of Frank Wilson’s “Do I […]