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Paul Adrian Villarreal reviews Francis Dunnery – Frankenstein Monster for Lady Obscure
01 Jan. 2014

Paul Adrian Villarreal reviews Francis Dunnery – Frankenstein Monster for Lady Obscure


suncagedbarfest200817American singer Paul Adrian Villarreal is the vocalist/lyricist for Dutch progressive metal band Sun Caged.  His work with the band includes their two most recent albums, Artemisia (2007) and The Lotus Effect (2011), released by Lion Music.  Paul has also appeared as a guest on Marcel Coenen’s (Lemur Voice, Sun Caged) solo album, Colour Journey; on Roel van Helden’s (Powerwolf, My Favorite Scar) solo album, RvH; was a featured singer on “AIRS: A Rock Opera” by Brockmann/Andrade; and also sings two songs on an upcoming release from The Barstool Philosophers.  He was also a member of “The Phoenix Project feat. John Macaluso,” which was a vehicle to showcase the music from various stages of the illustrious drummer’s career (including songs from TNT, ARK, Riot, Starbreaker, Yngwie Malmsteen & James LaBrie).

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Belle & Sebastian – The Away Days Live in Istanbul
10 Oct. 2013

Belle & Sebastian – The Away Days Live in Istanbul


If I was wondering how the bookish songwriting genius of Stuart Murdoch and his precise, sometimes twee-sounding twelve – twelve! – piece would go down in Kucukciftlik (‘small farm’, Turkish translation-lovers) Park in the dead centre of Istanbul, I needn’t have worried. The production, setting, sound and organisation were second to none, the stage itself seemingly bigger than the Pyramid at Glastonbury (and a lot less pretentious), with far less corporate branding than other live events in Turkey, replete with ‘live’ chinese food, and unobtrusive, foot-tapping security.

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Prince – The Isolated Funk
10 Oct. 2013

Prince – The Isolated Funk


The artist born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis in 1958 has been fascinating the world for more than thirty years. His most acclaimed works number most of those in his eighties purple-patch, including, ’1999′, ‘Around The World In A Day’, ‘Sign O’ The Times’, ‘Lovesexy’ and ‘Purple Rain’, but beyond this it’s his position within a broader cultural context that most intrigues these days.

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10 Oct. 2013

Jimmy Keegan wrote about Keith Moon for Lady Obscure


jimmyThe great and lovely drummer of Spock’s Beard, Jimmy Keegan was kind enough to write a piece for the Lady Obscure Music Magazine about Keith Moon of legendary English rock group, The Who.

Without further ado, over to him…

Lady

Speaking musically, Keith Moon was many things. KeithMoon276

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Special Guest Star – Linus Abrahamson
05 May. 2013

Special Guest Star – Linus Abrahamson


Linus Abrahamson of Andromeda, the very talented Swedish musician,  who happens to be someone for whose musical taste  I have a mad respect for…. And he was so kind to accept  to write for obscure readers today! Without further ado.. over to the man himself! Cheers, LadyFrost*

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