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Breaking point

Witching Waves Breaking Point

Sometimes you have to face facts.

In this case, it’s the realisation that I can’t sustain this blog in the way that I’d like — the way it’s been written in the last few years. Teaching simply takes up too much of my time.

But I can’t let it go. Despite the paucity of readers and listeners, I still feel that I’m making a contribution whenever I do post. There’s so much really good music out there that deserves a wider audience, however small that may be.

So I need to make it easier and quicker; fewer words in other words.

A headline, a paragraph and a tune should do it. After all the music’s the main thing. And so to it…

Witching Waves make third appearance on this site with the opening track from a split single that also features the as-yet-unfeatured Rattle. This may be the Waves’ best yet, as good a punk record as you’re likely to hear these days. And check out the following track, an insistent cover of the Pet Shop Boys’ It’s a Sin


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