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With a whopping sixteen stunners gathered together in one album, this live recording gives us an authentic Dlugokecki experience. Ben’s vocal is, no doubt, an instantly recognisable signature. It’s a folksy Paul Simon meets Damien Rice, hits every note, and packs emotion into each line. Backed by such a talented band, it’s kinda hard to […]

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On the 19th July 2008, we took over legendary Southampton music venue, The Talking Heads, for the second time and delivered an award show that recognised the amazing unsigned and independent talent we had discovered over the previous twelve months. Billed under our name at the time, The Mag, and sponsored by Original 106 FM […]

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Having taken the South By South West festival by storm as part of their most recent assault towards world domination, Southampton heroes Dlugokecki made a more than welcome return to home shores with a relaxed acoustic set at The Railway Inn. Mod upstarts The Queue got the evening off to a raucous start with an […]

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An awesome night of music took place Saturday night at The Talking Heads in Southampton and we announced the winners of The Mag Awards 2008. As we’ve covered over two-thousand bands and artists, all of the winners had a lot of work to do to get noticed by our readers. So, here is a transcript […]

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Update: The polls have now closed and the winners have been selected by your good selves. You’ll have to wait for the awards show on 19th July 2008 at The Talking Heads in Southampton to find out who they are! Saturday July 19th 2008 at The Talking Heads, SouthamptonOriginal 106fm presents The Mag Awards Show […]

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When you attend a live performance several hundred feet above the ground in a glass fronted tower, you can’t help but feel that this type of gig doesn’t happen very often. On this occasion though, the Spinnaker Tower show follows on from performances on the Mersey ferry, Blackpool Tower and Stonehenge and the next gig […]

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With no shortlist, nominations, or judges’ decisions, The Mag Awards’ winners were a truly public selection. The Talking Heads in Southampton was the host for live performances from three of the winners as well as some on-the-knuckle comedy from Toupe front-man Grant Sharkey. Both Kat Vipers (London) and Mary (Denmark) made the trip to Southampton […]

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If you could do me one big favour and pause for an inordinately long time each time you find a full stop, I’ll begin. The votes are in and they’ve been counted and re-counted. It’s time to announce the winners, the readers choice, the peoples’ champions. It’s time to tell you who won The Mag’s […]

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You don’t get to support Snow Patrol without good reason, and there are plenty of good reasons why Ben Dlugokecki got the job ( although it’s not a decision completely without risk for the headliners themselves!) At times delicately constructed and at others cascading with instrumentation, ‘Before The Storm’ is a collection of Dlugokecki’s studio […]

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Dlugokecki (pronounced Der-loo-go-ken-ski) is a band, trio and singer/songwriter based in Southampton, UK. For 20 years Ben Dlugokecki has written and performed songs. He has released 6 albums of music, including 2019’s ‘Come Find Us’. His musical influences include David Gray, Paul Simon, Elbow and Phil Collins.

Official band website.