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The Dark Side Comes To Brighton – Galactic Empire show review

The Dark Side Comes To Brighton – Galactic Empire show review

Venue: Patterns, Brighton / Date: 4th February 2017 Not so long ago in a galaxy quite nearby, Dark Vader and his other band mates, Boba Sett, Bass Commander, Shadow Ranger and Red Guard brought the dark side to Brighton, to rid the place of any rebel presence. Galactic ...

Robert Linton

February 7th, 2017

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CSR’s Pick of 2017

CSR’s Pick of 2017

Here are CSR’s picks of artists to look out for in 2017 Christian Dada – Host of CSR’s Saturday Sports Show Stormzy and J Hus have both left the public eye as the year is coming to a close, both reportedly finishing their debut solo albums. If their previous ...

Robert Linton

January 3rd, 2017

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CSRfm’s 2016 Picks: Song of the Year

CSRfm’s 2016 Picks: Song of the Year

You have seen our album picks now lets look that the songs which have caught our attention over the last 12 months. Konstantin Nicholas Rega – Host of Jazz Jams ‘Cool Papa Bell’ by Paul Simon Off the album Stranger to Stranger, Paul Simon’s thirteenth solo album ...

Robert Linton

January 3rd, 2017

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CSRfm’s 2016 Picks: Album of the Year

CSRfm’s 2016 Picks: Album of the Year

It’s that time of year when we take a look back at the albums which have caught our attention over the last 12 months. Konstantin Nicholas Rega – Host of Jazz Jams Album of the Year: ‘This is Where I Live’ by William Bell William Bell has always been among the ...

Robert Linton

December 20th, 2016

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Slam Dunk Festival 2016 – Preview

Slam Dunk Festival 2016 – Preview

This year marks the 10th birthday of Slam Dunk Festival, established in 2006 in association with Slam Dunk Records, and what a lineup they have to celebrate such a landmark. This year’s festival takes place on three different sites for the fourth year; in Leeds City Centre ...

Robert Linton

May 24th, 2016

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‘Congratulations’ by name, ‘Congratulations’ by nature

‘Congratulations’ by name, ‘Congratulations’ by nature

On Thursday 7th April, Canterbury duo Holy Pinto put on one hell of a show for the release of their appropriately named debut album ‘Congratulations’ via Soft Speak Records. Held at The Ballroom in Canterbury’s town centre, in association with Beautiful Town Music, the ...

Robert Linton

April 9th, 2016

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Beautiful Town Music

Beautiful Town Music

The latest Beautiful Town Music event was an alternative rock extravaganza showcasing the best in local talent with this event being more bombastic than ever. The line-up changed the voice of BTM with hectic rock replacing conventional indie singer songwriters. First up on ...

Gavin Blunt

February 9th, 2016

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CSR FM Best of 2015

CSR FM Best of 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, the folks at CSR FM thought it’d be real swell to provide our own comment on the releases of the past 12 months. With brilliant albums, incredible songs and even the occasional diss-track, we’ve loved every minute and mp3. Here’s why:   ...

Gavin Blunt

December 30th, 2015

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Emily Watts – “From the Blue” EP

Emily Watts – “From the Blue” EP

Emily Watts, Founder of Beautiful Town Music and known Canterbury based musician has released her debut EP entitled “From the Blue”. The title alludes to the album being written whilst Watts was residing in a beach hut in Tankerton, providing the nautical theme of the EP. As

Dennison Packer

October 16th, 2015

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Emily Watts EP Launch Show

Emily Watts EP Launch Show

On Friday the 18th, The Gulbenkian Café hosted another session of local acts under Beautiful Town Music, but this time with a twist. Emily Watts, Founder of BTM and a driving force behind the music culture that is flourishing in Kent, launched her debut EP “From the Blue” at

Dennison Packer

October 1st, 2015

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