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Bl i nky. . . . . I nt r oduct i on Wel comet oI ssue3! er ea; ; yexci t edabout Wear t hi smont hsi ssue,asi tcomes i n2par t st hi st hemai nmagaz i neandnextweekt hemi ni i ssue‘ Fest i valSpeci al ’wi l lbe out . Thef est i valspeci alwi l lf eat ur e l ot sofnew f est i val s,someof ourol df avour i t es,onest o wat chf eat ur es,andaf ew ot herbi t sandpi eces. Thi smeanst hi si ssuei sabi t mor ebi t si z e,butpr omi sest o bemor eoft hesamest uf fyou l ove! Asi m wr i t i ngwear eal soal l get t i ngever yt hi gnr eadyf or f ar m Festt hi sweekend,wear e pr omot i ngt hemagaz i newi t h ourf r i endsatTheador e agency ,t hi nkHOTscene model sandgoodt i mes! Now f ort hi si ssueshotpi cks, myf avour i t ebi t soft hi si ssue, Il ovesomeoft hephot osyou guyssenti nf orourYour phot ospagesanew addi t i on t obl i nky ,t ogetyour si ndr op usamessegeoremai lanyt i me! Enj oyandkeepi nt ouch Chr i s x

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I nt r oduci ng. . . . Li t t l eGhost s WHOARETHEY???: Li t t l eGhost s www. myspace. com/ l i t t l eghost s www. l i t t l eghost s. net www. l i t t l eghost s. bl ogspot . com JohnnyGhost s DanChaval i er /Aar onP/Bi shBi shop FROM: London( sout heast ) RELEASES: EPcomi ngl at e2009

JohnnyGhost s( vocal s/ r hyt hm gui t ar ) WHAT' STHEUNI QUETHI NG YOUBRI NG TO LI TTLEGHOSTS? Mymusi calst yl eandt ast esar esl i ght l ydi f f er entf r om t heband,event houghwel oveourr ock,bl uesandi ndi eigr ew upl i st eni ngt oRnBandMot ownandot hermusi cf r om di f f er entpar t soft hewor l d,sowheniwr i t enew songsit r yt o i ncor por at et hesei nt ot hesongs,ot hert hant hatmygener alper sonaandst agepr esencei sdi f f er entf r om t heot her s i nt heband WHEREDO YOUSEEYOURSELFI N5YEARSTI ME? Asanest abl i shedandr espect edmusi ci ani nt hei ndust r yt hat ' spar tofasuccessf ulband,ial sowor kwi t hot herar t i st sbei twr i t i ngorr ecor di ngi ndi f f er entgenr esofmusi csoi ' dl i ket obesuccessf ulont hatf r ontt o WHAT' STHEBESTTHI NGABOUTBEI NG I NLI TTLEGHOSTS? I nt er msofmusi ci twoul dbet hecr eat i vi t yandf r eedom t odowhatiwant ,ot hert hant hatwe' vebeenbl essedt ot our di f f er entcount r i essoear l yi nourcar eerandt opl ayi nf r ontofmassi vecr owdsont hebi ggestst ageswi t hsomeof t hebi ggestst ar sandi t ' sonl yj ustst ar t edf orus,soi t ' sgr eatknowi ngt hatwehaveabr i ghtf ut ur eaheadofus. Bi shBi shop( Dr ums) WHAT' STHEUNI QUETHI NG YOUBRI NG TO LI TTLEGHOSTS? i ' veal wayshadagoodsenseofr hyt hm,eversi nceiwasl i t t l eiwast appi ngoutbeat sont heki t chenpot sandpans,i t hi nkt hebeat st hatiputi nar emyuni quepoi ntaswel lashavi ngal otofpowerwhenipl ayt hedr ums.JohnBonham i smyDr ummi ngher osoigott hatf r om hi m,Pl ayhar dandf eelwhatyoupl ay .Justbecar ef ulnott obr eakanyt hi ng! WWHEREDO YOUSEEYOURSELFI N5YEARSTI ME? myownper sonalgoal sar et obet wi cet hedr ummeriam now.i ' veneverhadl essons,soit aughtmysel fever yt hi ngi know.sof i veyear sf r om now ihopet obeabl et ol ookbackandseemysel fpr ogr essi ngi nt oagr eatdr ummer .Band wi seihopet obet our i ngmor eandgr aci ngt hemai nst agesofal lt hemaj orFest i val s,il ovet heener gyoff est i val s,so t hat ssomet hi ngi ' ml ooki ngf or war dt odoi ngmor eof . WHAT' STHEBESTTHI NGABOUTBEI NG I NLI TTLEGHOSTS? t hecr eat i vei nput ,weal lputouri deasi nt oever ysongt hat scr eat ed,andwedi scussi tt hor oughl y .weal soar en' t scar edofdr i f t i ngi nt oot hermusi cGenr esandar ehappyt omi xupourmusi calst yl ewhenwemakenew t unes.keepi ngi tf r eshandexci t i ngi swhati t ' sal labout ,andt hemor eweenj oypl ayi ngoursongst hemor eyou' l lenj oyl i st eni ng t ot hem. Aar onP( Bass) WHAT' STHEUNI QUETHI NG YOUBRI NG TO LI TTLEGHOSTS? Sl i ckdynami cs,ni cesoundi ngbuti nt el l i gentbassl i nes,cohesi veyetf ast i di ouspl ayi ngst yl e,Bohemi anI mage. WHEREDO YOUSEEYOURSELFI N5YEARSTI ME? Pl ayi ngMusi cIl ove,t opeopl et hatLoveme. WHAT' STHEBESTTHI NGABOUTBEI NG I NLI TTLEGHOSTS? Rocki ngandPl ayi ngwi t hMusi ci anst hatar emat est oo.


Exi tAvenue. . . . Whoar et hey:Exi tAvenue Fr om:Nor t hLondon,UK Myspace:www. myspace. com/ exi t avenue BandMember s: Nei l( vocal sandcl i ckcl i cki ngont hel apt op) Mi t ch( Bassandabi tofbacki ngvocal s) Ni ck( Gui t ar ) Sam ( Dr ums) Rel eases: AThousandOddLi nes( EP) Qui ckI nt r o: Apoppunkbandf r om Londonwi t hachaot i cpastandaver y br i ghtf ut ur e! Phot obyJohnFr aser

Wr i t enandi nt er vi ewedbyRhi anWest bur y. Havi ngj ustf i ni shedpl ayi ngt heRedBul lst ageatt hi syear sl egendar yDownl oad Fest i vali nDonni ngt oni tseemst hatHi t chi nbasedband' Exi tAvenue'ar eatt he t opoft hei rgame. Unl i kemanyot herbands' Exi tAvenue'successf ul l yf user ockanddancemusi c; combi ni ngheavygui t ar sandl oudsynt hbeat st ocr eat emusi csohi ghi nener gy t hatever yaudi encet hatseet hem i sf or cedt ogetof ft hei rf eetanddance. Hear i ngpar t sofan' Exi tAvenue'youwoul dn' tbemi st akent ot hi nkofi tascl ub musi c,r ockmusi cormusi cmor eathomeatar ave.Wi t hsongst hatst i cki nyour headyouwi l lf i ndyour sel fat t empt i ngt osi ngal ongwi t ht hi sbandeveni fyou don' tknow t hewor ds. Thebandhavepr et t ymuchnotbeenof ft her oadsi ncet heychangedl i ne=upand r el aunchedt hemsel ves; astyear ,heavi l ypr omot i ngt hei rmusi candget t i ng t hemsel veshear d,whi chhashel pedt hem gai nset satDownl oad,Rhyt hmsOf TheWor l df est i val ,andsuppor tsl ot swi t hbandssuchas' Savi ngAi mee'aswel l ast hei rhect i cgi ggi ngandr ecor di ngschedul e. Wi t hasummerf ul loft ourdat esyou' dbesi l l yt omi ssoutt heoppor t uni t yt osee t hi sband,t heywon' tbepl ayi ngsmal lvenuesf ormuchl ongerI ' m sur e! Icaughtupwi t hSam andNi ckf r om Exi tAvenue,her e' swhatt heyhadt osay. . . . .


Havi ngj ustpl ayeddownl oadf est i valhow di dt hecr owdr eactt oyourmusi c? Sam:Downl oadwasamazi ng!Wehadoneoft hebi ggestcr owdst hatdayf orour st age,whi chwasapr et t ybi gdealf orus.Wehadsomedanci ng,someheadbangi ngandevenacoupl eofci r cl epi t s.Wewer est oked! ! ! Di dyouguysmanaget ocat chanyot herbandsatt hef est i val ?I fsowhodi dyou enj oyseei ng? Ni ck:Wesaw af ew ot herbandsbutwewer emost l yr ubbi ngel bowsbackst age. Wedi dgett ocat chPapaRoach,GoAudi o,Fl oodOfRed,andJour ney.Ever yone wassweet . Youhavi ngpl ayedhundr edsofshowsnow,doyouhaveanyf avour i t eshowsor pl acesyou' vepl ayed? Sam:Tobehonestwheneverwepl ayashow,wedoever yt hi ngwecant oenj oy our sel vesbutmor ei mpor t ant l ygi vet hecr owdagoodt i me.Homeshowsar e al waysgr eatandt her esacoupl eofpl acesl i keSout hWal esandLei cest erwher e weal waysgodownwel lt oo. Att hemomentwhati syourf avour i t esongt oper f or m? Ni ck:Ri ghtnow,I ' ml ovi ng" DearJane"whi chi sanew songwehaveuponour myspace,i t sr eal l yf astandener get i candIpl aysomef acemel t i ngr i f f s. Sam:I ' m st i l ldi ggi ng" Sway"cosi t sj ustawesomebeat downsect i oni nt he mi ddl e.Wear eact ual l ymaki ngamusi cvi deof orSwayatt hebegi nni ngofJul y ( seeourmyspace/ f acebookf ordet ai l s) Wi l laudi enceseverseear et ur nofyourcoverof' Cast l esI nTheSky' ? Sam:Hehe,IdontwannasayyesandIdontwannasaynobutIwi l lsayt hatwe ar ewor ki ngonsomenew dancecl assi cst hat ,i nouropi ni on,i sgonnabl ow Cast l esoutoft hewat er .I twasgr eatf unt opl ayandki dsl ovedi tbutwehavemoved ont obi ggerandbet t ert hi ngs. Youguyst hr ow somepr et t ygooddancemovesonst agedoyoust andathome pr act i si ngt hem? Ni ck:Thankyouver ymuch!Er rbutnowedontpr act i seanyt hi ngorhaveany chor eogr aphy.Al t hough,i ft her esaf ew br ewski ' sandaBBQ i nvol vedsomewher e,t hent hi ngst endt ogetf r esht odeat h. Doanyofyouhaveanyhi ddent al ent s? Idon' tknow i fyouwoul dcal lanyoft hem t al ent sbut : Nei lwr i t esel ect r oni cpar t si nanel ect r i calst or m,upsi dedownwi t hSuper man r ubbi nghi sshoul der s. Mi t chwasact ual l yt hef oundi ngmemberofNASA. Ni ck,onceout wr est l edanAl i gat or ,t henki l l edandat ei t . Sam wasr ai sedbyaf ami l yofBuf f al o. Andf i nal l ywhatdoest her estoft heyearhavei nst or ef orExi tAvenue? WELL. . . Wear et our i ngpr et t ymuchf ort her estoft hesummer .Whi chofcour se, i ncl udesRhyt hmsoft heWor l dont he5t hJul yi nHi t chi n.AsIment i onedear l i er , wear edoi ngamusi cvi deof or" Sway"i nJul ywhi chhopef ul l ywi l lber el easedi n August .Wear ewr i t i ngandr ecor di ngl i kemadr i ghtnow,soyoucanexpectmor e t unesr egul ar l y.Andj ustgener al l ydoi ngever yt hi ngandanyt hi ngwecan!So expectt oseeusi nat ownnearyousoon! ! !


SKYLAB. . . . Whoar et hey?? Band:SkyLab Fr om:Essex MySpace:www. myspace. com/ skyl abpar t y Bandmember s: Chr i sBass/ Vox Chr i ssySynt h/ Vox Josi eGui t ar / Vox Real eases: Unf ol dEP Qui ckI nt r o: Skyl abar eThenewestsoundt ohi tt heSout hEast .Mer gi ng bot hr ockandel ect r oni cawe’ r eher et ogi veyouguysagr eat show andanew f l avouri nt hi sgenr eofmusi c.Wi t hvasti nf l uenceswehavecomet oget hert opr oduceami xt ur eofhar d hi t t i ngandexper i ment alsoundsr angi ngf r om t heel ect r oni ca ofPendul um t ot hehar dgr af tofExi tTen

Sowhoi s“Skyl ab”? Chr i s–Bass/Vox, Chr i ssy–Synt h/backi ngvox Josi e–Gui t ar/backi ngvox How woul dyoudescr i beyourband’ ssound? Af usi onofspace,synt hesi zer s,heavyr i f fageandmel odi cvocal s. Whati syourmai ni nf l uence/ sf oryourmusi c? Fi l msl i keTr on,St arWar sandWaroft heWor l ds Whom doyouai m yourmusi cat ? Anybodywi t hcoolhai r How f arwoul dyoul i ket ot aket heband? Al lt hewayt ot hemoon I t ’ sbeenabout8mont hssi nceyou’ vef or med.How muchdoyout hi nkyouhave achi evedandwhati nt hatt i me? Wehaveacoolf l ashyboar dwi t hournameoni t Whatwoul dyoul i ket oachi evei n2009? Pl aymor eshows,Recor danot herEPoral bum,cl i mbt ot het opofMountEver est andsi ngoneofoursongsf r om t her e. Whatnew mat er i alar eyouwor ki ngonr i ghtnow? Songsf orournextr el easewhi chi ncl udesomeheavi ersongst hanbef or eand al sosomecl ubbi ersongst hanbef or e.St aypost ed YouhaveanEPcomi ngout .Whenwi l li tbeavai l abl e? I t savai l abl enow oni Tunest hr oughal i nkonourMySpace. www. myspace. com/ skyl abpar t y Anyt hi ngel seyoucoul dt el lus? Yes.Skyl abwast hef i r stU. S.spacest at i on.I twasl aunchedi nt oor bi tonMay14, 1973aspar toft heApol l opr ogr am.Thi s91met r i ct onst r uct ur ewas36met er s ( f ourst or i es)hi gh,6. 7met er si ndi amet erandf l ew >atanal t i t udeof435km


SKYLAB[ UNFOLD]E. P.r evi ew Thi syoungandf r eshbandf r om Essexhaveonl ybeenpl ayi ngf oroversi x mont hsandal r eadyt heyhaveputt oget heraf ew spect acul art r ackswi t ht hei r mi xofr ockandel ect r oni ca. I magi neMi ni st r yofSoundcr osswi t hTheKi l l er sandt hegent l evocal ssi mi l art o Cascada,butwi t hamal evocal i stwi t hahi ntr ockvocal sf r om Chr i sHobar tof t heband.“Unf ol d”i st hr eet r ackswi t ht heheavyandat mospher i c“Headf ort he Fal l ”wi t hf astbeat sandemot i onall yr i cs,mi l i t ar ydr umsandchoi r l i kebacki ng vocal s2mi nut esi nt ot het r ackandt henal mostmet alsoundi ngr i f f swi t hami x ofsof t ness. Thenwehavet hei r oni cal l yt i t l ed“R2D2”af t ert het r acki nt r o.Agai naheavy t r ackbutwi t hst eadydr ummi ngandsl ow gui t arr i f f sandgent l ekeyboar dpl ayi ngandasenseofbounci ngandahi ntoutshout i ngi nt hebackgr oundanda l i t t l et r anceoverhal fwayi nt ot het r ack. Thenl ast l yi st hemi ght y“Tr on”wi t hpower f ulgui t arr i f f sandbr eat ht aki ng synt hs.Thi st r acki spr obabl yst r ongestoutoft het hr eewi t hcat chyl yr i csandi t makesyouwantt ogetupanddancel i kecr azyt ot heheavyandbouncygui t ar r i f f sandt hent ot het r ancykeyboar d.Skyl abhavemast er edanexcel l entmi xof har dr ockandt r ance,whi chi spr obabl yacoolwayofget t i ngf ansofbot h genr esi nt osomet hi ngcompl et el ynew. Theyar ecer t ai nl ysomet hi ngt owat choutf or ,mai nl yf oryoungpeopl ewho enj oycl ubbi ng,butal sol i kel i vebands.Ir eckonwi l lgoal ongwaywi t ht hi sf un andamazi ngsoundandEPi samustt ol i st ent o. www. myspace. com/ skyl abpar t y Wr i t t enbyMi chel l eWool nough


1 0Mi nut eI nt er vi ew. . . . 10MI NUTESWI TH. . . . . . Dami enShadowsChasi ngGhost s TheSCG gui t ar i stt el l sal laboutbei ngt henewestmember ,summerpl ansandhi sl ovef orEnr i queI gl esi as. . . 1)SoShadowsChasi ngGhost s,bi tofanunusualnamewher edi dt hatcomef r om? Wel lIj oi nedaf t ert heyhadcomeupwi t ht hename,butappar ent l yi tcameoutofadr unken ni ghtwi t hTr eyandMat t ! 2) Thebandsuppor t edFi nchl astyear ,i fyoucoul dchooseanyone,whowoul dyoul i ket o suppor t ? St or yOfTheYear ,I ' dgetPhi lSneedt ot eachmehow t ospi nki ck! 3) Youonl yj oi nedt hi syear ,what ’ si tbeenl i kesof ar ?Theybei ngni cet oyou? Haha!yeahsof ari t ’ sbeenamaz i ng,hi ghl i ghthast obecomi ngont ot heGhost bust er st heme t uneatNewcast l eO2academyandt henr eal i si ngi twasn’ tpossi bl et odancet oi tandst i l lconvi ncepeopl ewewer eamet albandhaha! 4) WhatdoSCG havei nst or ef ort hesummer ?Anyexci t i ngpl ans? Wel l ,we’ r epl ayi ngsomepr et t ysweetshowsi nJune/ Jul ywi t hbandsl i keYashi n,Fl oodOf Red,DeafHavana,TheCasi noBr awlandmor e,pl uswe' vej ustf i ni shedr ecor di ng3new t r acksatOut houseSt udi ost hatshoul dbeavai l abl ef orl i st eni ngpl easur eVer ysoon!Aswel l asal lt hi swe' r eannounci ngsomeexci t i ngt our sOut si deoft heUKwhi chwe' r eal lst oked about ! Now f ort her andom quest i ons. . . 5) Descr i beyour sel fi n3wor ds. . . Shor t ,Sl eevel ess,Vai n 6) Di dyouhaveaf i r sti mpr essi onofoneofyourbandmat est hatt ur nedoutt obet ot al l y wr ong? Notatal l .Theydon' tr eal l yhol dbackhaha! 7) Whatwast hel astt hi ngyoust ol e? Er m. . .a9vol tbat t er y . . . 8) Whencheeseget si t spi ct ur et akenwhatdoesi tsay? I twoul dhavet obeanot herwor dt hatmakesyousmi l ewhenyousayi t . . .l i kePeas! 9) What‘ f ami l yGuy’char act erar eyou? Wel l . . .mymi ssussaysQuagmi r e,butI ' dpr obabl ygowi t hPet er ,cozI ’ m af atguyathear t !Ask anyone,Icoul deatf orEngl andandnevergai nwei ght !I t ’ sat al ent ! ! 10)What ’ st hemostembar r assi ngsongonyouri Pod? Evenmor eembar r assi ngi st hef actt hatIdon' townani Pod!Buti fIdi di twoul dpr obabl ybe Enr i queI gl esi as-Her o. . . . i t ’ soneoft hosesongst hatj ustcomesonandyou' r ej ustenj oyi ngi t t oomucht ochangei t !


Revi ews . . . LostWi t houtCauseComeon/ Si t uat i onsi ngl er evi ew Lostwi t houtcausehavebeenar oundawhi l enow andar est i l lwor ki ng har dt or el easesomet opnot cht r acks.Theyacombi nat i onofpoppunk andr ockhavecer t ai nl ydevel opedaheavi ersoundovert hepastf ew year s wi t ht hei rsof tt ouchi ngl yr i cswi t ht hemi xofmal eandf emal evocal sand wackygui t arr i f f s.“ ComeOn”cer t ai nl yt akest hebanddownanew pat hof r eal l yheavysoundsandaggr essi on,butt hei rusual l ysof t nessandr eassur anceast hemoodswi ngsbackandf or t hf r om l i ghtanddar k.Ver y st r ongsoundf r om t hebassasi tt wangsatt hebegi nni ngandmi ddl e l oudl y .Ther ei sbr i l l i anthar moni z i ngwi t ht hevocal sbet weenSiandRoset t ai nt hechor us.Thi ssongi scer t ai nl yt hei rbestwor k.Thenwehave “ Si t uat i on” ,whi chi smor ef astmovi ngandagai npr et t yheavy .Lot smor e backi ngvocal si nvol ved.Notmuchchangei nt empo,butst i l laver yst r ong t r ackwi t hsl i ght l ymor eaggr essi oni nt hel eadvocal saswel lasbi tofabi t ofsof tbacki ng vocal sbyRoset t a.Over al laver ypower f ulsi ngl eandt hebestwor kf r om LostWi t houtCausesof ar .Theyar esuchahar dwor ki ngbandandpl ayed al ongsi debi gnamessuchasMyPassi onandExi tAvenue.Ibel i evet hi s bandi sget t i ngsocl osenow t oachi evi ngt hesoundt hatsui t st hem. LWC’ snextbi ggi gwi l lbeatt heJ. A. Rmusi cni ghtI sl i ngt onAcademy2 Tuesday21stJul y ,sobesur et opi ckupacopyoft hi ssi ngl e. www. myspace. com/ l ost wi t hout cause wr i t t enbyMi chel l eWool nough

Band:Lostwi houtCause Myspace: www. myspace. com/ l ost wi t hout cause Genr e:Emo/ Pop/ Rock ForFansof : GoAudi o,Casi oKi d,Al lAmer ci an Rej ect s Songwer ecommend:Si t uat i on Wesay:AsabandIhavewor kedwi t hf or somet i me,Lostwi t houtCasuehavecomef ar andst i l lsoundsasf r eshandi ndi vi dualas ever ,asshownbyt hi sl at estsi ngl e. Despi t ekockbacksandsomet i mesver ychaot i cbandl i f eLWCar est i l lst r ongandgr eat !


Revi ews . . . I mper i alVi per s Theseguyshavebeengoi ngsi nce2005andst i l lgoi ngi nst r ong.St ar t i ng of fasagangofmat esf r om Lut onandLondonshar i ngt hesamel oveof r ocknr ol l . AnneMar i af r om Tot alRockdescr i best hei rl i veper f or manceas si mpl y‘ St r eetRock’ andt hei rsoundf al l ssomewher ebet weenSoundgar denandTheCl ash.Thef i vepi ecebandhasal r eadymadei tt hr oughout t heUKandEur ope.They’ vehadst unni ngr evi ewsf r om t hel i kesofRadi o 1,XFM andf r om BBC6Musi c.Theyhaveal sohadgoodr at i ngsf r om Cl assi cRockmagaz i neandevenKer r ang. Onaper sonalnot e,Ihavenotseent hi sbandr egr et t abl yi nt hr eeyear s andIl ovedt hem whenIsaw t hem atCl ub85i nHi t chi n.Idi dn’ tseet hem agai nt i lt hi syearatRhyt hmsoft heWor l df est i val ,Hi t chi nandt henagai n atMont oWat erRat si nLondon.Theyst i l lamaz emeandt hei rsongsar e st r ongert hanever . Wr i t t enbyMi chel l eWool nough www. myspace. com/ i mper i al vi per s

I mper i alVi per snow haveanal bum out ,so checki tout . I t scal l edBr okenand youcanor deri tf r om i Tunesorf r om www. r ecor dst or e. co. uk Oneoft hebestal bumsI havehear di nawhi l e!

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Blinky Magazine Issue 3  

Welcome to issue 3 of The best New music magazine out there! Featuring some of the top new bands, and companies in the music scene!

Blinky Magazine Issue 3  

Welcome to issue 3 of The best New music magazine out there! Featuring some of the top new bands, and companies in the music scene!

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