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    Band of The Month: Klaus Johann Grobe

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    Music in the Youth of Corona – the Trends, the Tunes and the Lived Experience

    I took a look at how we interacted with music in 2020, and asked the team for their own perspectives on how the year played out.

    Lion Machine 23 – a Roaring Debut and a Chat With the Frontman

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    Rage Against The Beige: Nicky (Nustar) Clark – The Folk Legend of Hampshire.

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    Wordcolour’s Playful Electronic Sound Echoes a Cinematic Past

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