Another Great Review from Blogtor Who

Another Great Review from Blogtor Who

‘The Life and Times of an Imaginary Rock Star’ is the latest album from musician and artist Ruben Vine. This eclectic collection fuses punk, rock and metal with the trappings of concept album. It also boasts linking narration by the great Michael Jayston, who Whovians...

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Much Appreciated Aqua Marine Music Review

Much Appreciated Aqua Marine Music Review

"A lavish package released for Record Store Day (Saturday 22nd April 2017), on double vinyl LP, CD, or download, accompanied by a 28 page comic illustrated by Francisco Maldonado and Oscar Blanco. The album features the apparently unlikely pairing of underground...

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Many thanks Punk Online for a fantastic review

Many thanks Punk Online for a fantastic review

Many thanks to Punk Online for a fantastic review "In a collaboration between Ruben Vine and the renowned British actor Michael Jayston and accompanied by a twenty-eight page full colour comic, a unique release particularly in it’s physical form. Ruben Vine is an...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.11

Tales from the Engine Room No.11

Time Passes, Life Happened and the New Album... Greetings. Well I know from just checking when my last blog post that it was 2 years ago! It's also 4 years since my last album, the planned time period between albums is always 2 years as I have found it's a realistic...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.10

Tales from the Engine Room No.10

Tales from the Engine Room No.10: Albums are heading closer to extinction so I hear...It's been a very long time but here is the next installment of Tales from the Engine Room, life sometimes distracts us from our intended path but if your heart is true you will find...

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Sound and Motion Compilation

The track Doomed from the latest album Slave Manifesto is the lead track on Sound and Motion Magazine's Mixtape #5 Side A available here. What they had to say: "Up-and-coming independent musician Ruben Vine is a fine example of a result of the DIY subculture of which...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.9

Tales from the Engine Room No.9

Full Speed Ahead Seeking Calm Waters.... Who would have thought when my webmaster general suggested I start these blogs to offer a personal insight into myself and thoughts that I would have written this many, certainly not me. There was a personal fear of repetition...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.8

Tales from the Engine Room No.8

Cherish What is Important.... Back again but I feel it's been far too long (well over two months) and I must admit life has distracted me and taken my mind and time away from music and in turn these blogs. But a window of time and opportunity has arisen so I will take...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.7

Tales from the Engine Room No.7

Is Love a Tainted Dream.... I think this is by far longest break I have had from these Tales from the Engine Room blogs. This life thing, even at the most basic and simple level drags you along and consumes time. It's now time to consume some of that time with...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.6

Tales from the Engine Room No.6

The Human Points System.... It's been a wee while but life caught hold of me, pushed me, dragged me and spun me around while I was travelling along the path I am currently on. I'm not sure if there is enough of you reading this to give a damn but I have heard...

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Tales From The Engine Room No.5

Tales From The Engine Room No.5

Friends, Lovers and the Rest.... It's been a wee while but life caught hold of me, pushed me, dragged me and spun me around while I was travelling along the path I am currently on. I'm not sure if there is enough of you reading this to give a damn but I have heard...

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Tales From The Engine Room No.4

Tales From The Engine Room No.4

Words are Weapons and Words are Tools... Although I don't write these blogs to any regulated timetable, it's time for another installment of Tales from the Engine Room and I must say it is a challenge writing something that firstly I must find engaging and acceptable...

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Slave Manifesto Gets 4 Star MRU Album Review!

The new album Slave Manifesto has received a 4 star glowing review from Sarah Keary of Music Review Unsigned. It leaves me in no doubt that the sound and style I have created is heading in the right direction musically, plus the review put a smile on my face. I'm that...

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Tales From The Engine Room No.3

Tales From The Engine Room No.3

My Acoustic Bass Made Me Cry... My acoustic bass made me cry, a strange admission I admit, but an honest one. I will say I have had a bitch of time recently with a real bad period of darkness and despair which was followed by some rather rapid and mixed moods. This...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.2

Tales from the Engine Room No.2

Lost in a Sea of Pluggers... So as musicians and artists, how do you get noticed when lost in a sea of pluggers and other musicians trying to get their sound noticed and recognised as something credible. On top of all of that, this sea we need to conquer is full of a...

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Tales from the Engine Room No.1

Tales from the Engine Room No.1

Roller Coaster Ride... After regular encouragement from Graham the creator of websites and virtual realities about the art of blogging I have recently upped my output, as you may, or may not, have noticed. Does anyone read these words or is anyone interested? Although...

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