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Reviews / Releases

There is a great deal of musical talent along the Yorkshire Coast, and whilst our main focus is live events, occasionally we will also bring you reviews of recorded material from local artists in Whitby, Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington. If you've got a new release you would like us to review, or would like to get involved and review some albums for us, simply get in touch via info@yorkshirecoastgigs.co.uk

In Short:

Mysterious, powerful and densely layered.

In Depth:

The press release that accompanies The Danse Society's latest studio album arrestingly declaims “ 70 years after the end of the bombing of London by the Luftwaffe's V1 flying bombs, The Danse Society are launching their own...

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Ben Lane's 'Blue the Fuse'

When I last reviewed Ben Lane’s live performance, I was impressed by his energy, sense of fun and varied repertoire of covers. 'Blue the Fuse', his recent album, is all original material, yet the variety on offer here pays homage to those tastes and influences, melding...

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Having recently been lucky enough to witness North of the Wall playing live, the chance to review recent release ‘We Are North of the Wall’ was very welcome.

I don’t think I could pick one single ‘stand out’ track over all the others in this fine collection of material, but ‘Uh-Oh!’ is delightful...

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'Influence' is an EP of four original songs by Scarborough singer-songwriter, Callum Gibson. It's great to hear new music being put out there by local musicians, but did I mention that Callum is still only sixteen? Don't let that irrelevant number put you off though - this is a collection of songs...

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The Whitby-based, sumptuously-named Nocturnal Dictionary are a kind of dawning realisation.

They describe themselves as neo-psychedelic jazz, and listening to their unhurried, freeform style, underpinned by Hawaiian-shirt guitar licks, creates a slowly-spreading grin on your face.

Of these two...

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Fresh from winning YCG's Best Original Group (as well as Local Live Act of the Year) 2014, Crumplehorns' new single release is titled 'So You're Mine'. As well as the usual download options, this single is available in a handsomely mounted transparent yellow 7" vinyl, with sleeve art memorably...

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