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Work your soul

Do you like dancing? Do you like Vinyl? Do you like Latin Boogaloo? Is the answer ‘yes’? Then there’s a night for you. We spoke to organiser Simon Cob about ‘Work Your Soul’ For the uninitiated, what is ‘Work Your Soul’ and what can people expect if they come along? WYS is a night specialising in vintage black dance music from the …

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Fear, Filth, Dirt and Death – Luna Rosa

On the 18th of July, Luna Rosa released their new single ‘Fear, Filth, Dirt and Death’, the proceeds from which will go towards the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster. We spoke to them about the reasons they wrote this song and what they hope to achieve.

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Ben Barry Investigates

Devoted to championing new alternative music, Transmission take over the airwaves 9-10PM Wednesdays on Diverse FM.  Usually, a top secret location to keep out the infiltrating media, I, Ben Barry, have been granted permission to enter Transmission Towers to meet with presenters Mathew Crawley and Danny Buckley. We’re through the looking glass here people.  ‘So just how long has this …

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A conversation with Russ Seeley

You’ve been DJing around Luton for a while now (to say the least). How did you get into DJing and where was your first gig? I’d been friends with a couple since the early 90s, and even worked with them for a brief time. Following the demise of this role in early 2000, they put in a tender to take …

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CerberFest 2018

It’s almost that time again – CerberFest time – which must mean it’s finally sodding summer. I spoke to organiser Chris Cummings about this iconic annual festival… …………………………………. Hi Chris. Talk about Cerberfest, its origins, how it got started and who was involved… ‘CerberFest (capital F) was supposed to be a one off all day gig to bring together some …

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Helen Ingham Interview

I’m interviewing Helen Ingham, who I had heard about for a long time for her work in the Giant Haystacks before I saw her live in The George a couple of years ago and was struck by the huge, defiant sound that can be made by one woman with a guitar, pedals, something to say and an energetic drummer. Helen, …