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Kieron Tyler

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Kieron Tyler has contributed to Britain's MOJO magazine since 1999 and is the author of 'Smashing It Up: A Decade Of Chaos With The Damned', the critically-acclaimed and definitive biography of the first decade of the pioneering British punk rock band. His writing has also appeared in Billboard (America), The Guardian, i (the newspaper), The Independent, Les Inrockuptibles (France), Music Week, Q, Rumba (Finland) and Ugly Things (America).

Articles By Kieron Tyler

Music Reissues Weekly: The Boo Radleys - Giant Steps

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Mega Bog, The Lexington review - a synth-pop makeover is tempered with dashes of new wave

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Music Reissues Weekly: Playing for the Man at the Door - Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick

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Album: Laura Groves - Radio Red

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Music Reissues Weekly: Klar!80 - celebrating Düsseldorf’s early Eighties underground

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Album: Maria Wilman - Dark Horse

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Music Reissues Weekly: Glenda Collins, Heinz, David John & The Mood - the latest treasures from Joe Meek's Tea Chest Tapes

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Julie Byrne, Juni Habel, Kings Place review - finely tuned evening balancing dark with light

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Album: Susanna - Baudelaire & Orchestra

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Music Reissues Weekly: Autonomy - The Productions of Martin Rushent

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Album: Rain Parade - Last Rays of a Dying Sun

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Music Reissues Weekly: Keeping Control, Where Were You - Leeds and Manchester navigate the aftershocks of punk

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Music Reissues Weekly: Musical Offering - works for the Soviet-era ANS synthesiser

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Album: Julie Byrne - The Greater Wings

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Music Reissues Weekly: The Sound - The Statik Records Years

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Music Reissues Weekly: Blossom Dearie - Discover Who I Am

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Album: Barry Adamson - Cut to Black

Always looking dapper and always sounding cool, Barry Adamson is a man who nevertheless seems to be perpetually of another time. Giving off the...

Carmen, Glyndebourne review - total musical fusion

It’s what you dream of in opera but don’t often get: singers feeling free and liberated to give their best after weeks of preparation with a...

The Great Escape Festival 2024, Brighton review - a dip into...

Before reviewing The Great Escape, we must first deal with the elephant in the room. Or, in this case, the room that’s crushing the elephant, like...

Fawlty Towers: The Play, Apollo Theatre review - lightning s...

There are many definitions of bravery, and taking on the challenge of embodying John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in Cleese’s own stage...

Laufey, Royal Albert Hall review - fans in heaven

In many ways, Laufey’s emotionally charged, sold-out...

Bermondsey Tales: Fall of the Roman Empire review - dirty de...

What with the likes of Sexy Beast, Layer Cake, The Hatton Garden Job and the oeuvre of Guy Ritchie, the...

Album: Billie Eilish - Hit Me Hard and Soft

So Billie Eilish’s new album has had its worldwide midnight release,...

Dunedin Consort, Mulroy, Wigmore Hall review - songs of love...

The sixteen voices of the Dunedin Consort raided the large store of music inspired by the Song of Songs and the sonnets of Petrarch in a sensual...

People, Places and Things, Trafalgar Theatre review - a scin...

It’s unusual for a play to be revived with its original director and star, let alone a decade after they premiered the piece. But here we are,...

Withnail and I, Birmingham Rep review - Bruce Robinson’s 198...

Let’s put our cards firmly on the table here. I am a big fan of Bruce Robinson’s cinematic masterpiece about two out-of-work actors who live in...