Military Grade Peace – UPDATE

March 15 2023 Latest News – After a 5 year gap, Military Grade Peace will release a new album in May 2023. The album will feature 2 Thirty minute tracks composed and recorded on a Korg Microcorder and some DAW synth, these ambient drones are influenced by the brilliant Eliane Radigue, Delia Derbyshire and Wendy […]

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New Album available Now

MGP released their 2nd album of 2018 on November 2nd, entitled Occidental Thievery. 5 electronic compositions using synthesizers to create moods and soundscapes reminiscent of the early origins of electronic music. Influenced by Eliane Radigue, Brian Eno, Aphex Twin, Ash Ra Tempel, and Popol Vuh. The album is available to download for FREE on Bandcamp […]

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A short, short story

TRUE STORY TIME:- The day I met Donald Trump Jr, and the story he told me.¬† So not that long ago, I was at an airport, my flight had been delayed and so I went to the bar for a drink, it was fairly crowded as a lot of flights had suffered the same thing. […]

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Crispy Ambulance

My favourite band ever is Joy Division, through them and Factory Records I discovered particular bands that all emerged roughly the same time from Manchester and area, bands like A Certain Ratio, Section 25, and the one I want to write about today, Crispy Ambulance. This was all after the fact of course, it must […]

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The Gas

It must have been sometime in early 1981 when I was about 13, not far from the flats I grew up in, (Lambeth, South East London), I saw a 3 piece band shooting a video, I stood and watched fascinated, they were The Gas and the song was ‘Possessions”. The next day I went to […]

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Sex Pistols – June 4 1976

Sitting at home with a broken foot, listening to the Sex Pistols at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, on orange Vinyl no less, recorded on June 4th 1976. I can’t imagine what it would have been like have been¬†there, without the hindsight I have now, and take in that show. Imagine being familiar […]

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