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Kimberley Manderson

You will know me by the trail of sequins . . . Scottish lassie motivated by music, wit and sparkly things.

Glastonbury Vs Coachella

If there are two festivals guaranteed to get music journos on their high horses and arguing over which is best, it’s Glastonbury and Coachella. The UK and US big guns respectively have made their names as festival giants over the years, with many penning the dates in their calendar and scoping out tickets a year […]

Rock ‘N’ Roll Couples : Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

Some might attribute this to Courtney and Kurt, Brody and Josh etc, but let’s be honest, none of them are as cool or as awesome as Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. She was an American female frontwoman of the otherwise male band No Doubt, made a household name with their 1995 album “Tragic Kingdom”, and […]

Paying Homage To The Boss

It’s not often that people cite a 63-year old man as a hero, legend or idol.  Yet, these are words often bandied about when talking about the musical giant that is Bruce Springsteen. After all, it’s now 41 years since the release of “Greetings From Asbury Park” , his 1973 debut offering. Now in 2014, […]

The Gutter Guide To 2014

With the year barely a week old, there have been some amazing announcements as far as festival line-ups, albums, films and TV shows go. Here’s my Gutter guide for what to keep your eyes (and ears) out for this year . . New Artists Recently interviewed for Gutter, these girls are sure to make waves this […]

Watch This Space : Fake Club

A name you may not have heard yet, but are definitely destined to in 2014, is Fake Club. Comprising of five girls from London, they are far from your typical Girls Aloud-style girl-band. I had an exclusive chat with the girls to bring you the skinny on who Fake Club are, what they’re about and […]

2013 . . . The Soundtrack

Deap Vally Sistrionix 2013 was a good year for the girls, in particular these two rock chicks from California. The duo – comprising Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards – released their debut album “Sistrionix” in June of this year to great acclaim. It’s so refreshing to hear girls make the loud, in-your-face rock ’n’ roll […]

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