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Article Main Picture James: Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 6/12/2016
Dave Goodwin enjoys a mesmerising performance at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall from James as they tour their latest album, 'Girl at the End of the World'

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Our writers and photographers list their favourite albums and also their favourite gig of the year


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Our Website of the Month is ARK Images, the website of Liverpool-based photographer Keith Ainsworth

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