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The Music Factory’s favourite albums of 2017


It’s time for the annual round-up of the our favourite full-length albums of 2017, this year picked by Buster Stonham and Piers Barber. The rundown this year is punctuated by unexpected returns to […]

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The best of…Stax


This year the mythical soul label Stax celebrates 60 years since its foundation in Memphis, Tennessee in 1957. Here Piers Barber runs down his favourite tracks, ranging from oddities to million […]

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Live review: Radiohead – Old Trafford Cricket Ground, 4th July 2017


Piers Barber heads up north to catch Radiohead’s rearranged super-gig at Old Trafford cricket ground. Despite some serious sound issues, a triumphant final hour makes it just about worth it. […]

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