‘New KEN album coming soon’ – Abay

*** I’ve spoken a bit to Ole Fries over the past few days and it’s become clear that many of my predictions in this article are bollocks! Don’t take it too literally! ***

When the new issue of Concrete makes its way onto campus this afternoon, you might find a column in there where I explain why, in the absence of much information about Paul Weller’s next effort, scheduled for Autumn, the album I’m most looking forward to this year is Rae Morris’ second record Someone Out There.

While I still can’t wait for that, recent information has presented a potential usurper to Morris’ upcoming LP in my anticipation: the fourth LP from German art-rockers KEN.

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Brilliant Borwitzky!

Another string to his Bowy

Michael Borwitzky is an often-overlooked member of PICTURES, one of my favourite bands around at the moment. Joining Union Youth in the early 2000s following the dissolution of his previous group Once on Mars, under his nickname Bowy he became part of a band that went down in grunge history thanks to their two superb albums The Royal Gene and The Boring Years.

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