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Some bands are too trendy for their own good.

Totnes electro-pop fourpiece Metronomy are certainly flavour of the month at the moment, as evidenced by a sold-out Trinity crowd.

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These days, Van “The Man” Morrison’s reputation precedes him – gruff, cantankerous and unlikely to indulge in banter between songs.

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Major music scenes pretty much follow the same pattern – a few big names at the top above a sea of chancers and imitators.

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Sam Baker was travelling through Peru in 1986 when a terrorist bomb blew up the train he was on. Several passengers died including the German boy he was sitting next to, and Baker suffered brain damage, gangrene, renal failure, a mangled left-hand and shrapnel in his leg.

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Mr Big may not be a familiar name to everyone, but the band enjoyed worldwide success with their single, To Be With You, which topped the charts in 15 countries in 1991.

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Reggae has to be one of the most reliable forms of music there is.
If that’s a polite way of saying it all sounds the same, that’s not such a bad thing.

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Critically acclaimed American singer songwriter Sarabeth Tuceck is set to play the Thekla tonight.

In town to promote her second album “Get Well Soon”, Tuceck comes with quite the indie pedigree.

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