Charity version of The Clash classic ‘Rock The Casbah’ available now!

In July 2015, a 4CD set of Clash covers will be unveiled.

Featuring Dreadzone, Horace Panter of The Specials, comedian Kevin Eldon, celebrity Phill Jupitus and Frankie Goes To Hollywood man Brian Nash, alongside a whole host of other names, ‘Combat Cancer’ presents a huge archive of newly recorded versions of Clash classics.

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HARROW – Fallow Fields

harrow fallow fieldsThis third album by Canadian outfit Harrow is a very interesting affair.  Although principally pitched as a hybrid of black and folk metal, the resultant sounds on their 2015 release stretch much further than just those musical touchstones. Taking in acoustic and even shoegazy moods, it could be said that Harrow’s take on folk metal doesn’t always the most obvious route.

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Chris Squire (4th March 1948 – 27th June 2015)

On June 27th 2015, legendary bassist Chris Squire lost his battle with leukaemia.  He was known to millions as the founding – and only constant – member of progressive rock titans Yes.  His trademark sound provided the heard of the band’s ever evolving sound for twenty one studio albums and several live releases over a period of five decades.

Whether delivering a psychedelic sound, as per the first two Yes releases – an extension of musical themes practiced in Squire’s earlier band The Syn – or shaping the progressive rock of the seventies, or even the pop/rock band Yes eventually became in the 1980s, Squire could often be relied upon to steer his musical vision with some absolutely stellar performances.

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mats ingvarssonBassist Mats Ingvarsson is somewhat of a fixture on the Swedish jazz scene. Over the course of several years he’s released a string of albums, sometimes as a member of Un-x-pected Pleasure, sometimes solo, but often via the specialist label Kopasetic Productions.  His 2014 release ‘Hope’ enlists the talents of labelmate Maggi Olin on the grand piano and a pretty mean Fender Rhodes.  Joining them, session drummer Daniel Fredrikssen and Magnus Lindberg ensure this is an impressive gathering.

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