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After your first album debuts at number one in your home country and charts around the world, there’s going to be a little bit of pressure on the follow up. It would be easy to...

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After a three and a half year hiatus, OneRepublic’s third album didn’t initially go quite to plan. Originally slated to be released at the end of 2012, Native was pushed back to March 2013 on...

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As you’d expect from any rock band that has been around for over 35 years, Echo and the Bunnymen have had a colourful career full of ups and downs. Their eleventh studio album Meteorites sees...

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Album Review: RÜFÜS – Atlas

April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Atlas is proving to be just that for RÜFÜS, allowing them to discover the globe as the globe discovers them. Their debut album has gone on to be a huge success in their native Australia,...

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Album Review: Miss May I – Rise of the Lion

April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Miss May I are made of metal in every sense. They work as hard as they play, having pumped out over 900 shows since 2009, forcing their presence on the metalcore scene. Amongst the plethora...

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The Hoosiers found instant success in the music world, with their debut single peaking at #5 on the UK Singles Charts, before their 2007 debut album The Trick to Life hit #1. However, as it...

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As an album touted as one of the all-time great breakup albums, you have to be prepared for it to grab you by the heart from the first strum of a glum guitar. That’s where...

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Lykke Li is on the verge of releasing her third studio album, I Never Learn. As she recently revealed, it is intended as the final chapter in a trilogy of her album progression. Noting that...

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Album Review: Band of Skulls – Himalayan

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Band of Skulls have come a long way since recording demos in their father’s shed. For one, they went as Fleeing New York back then, and also, dads shed doesn’t quite compare to playing in...

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Single Review: Eric Prydz – ‘Liberate’

April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eric Prydz is a man of many monikers and modes in the realm of EDM. Having released dozens of tracks and remixes under 11 different projects, including the more eminent ‘Pryda’ and ‘Cirez D’, as...

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Album Review: Ziggy Marley – Fly Rasta

April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ziggy Marley has been in the game a long time. As a kid he sang on his dad’s records and formed Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers with his siblings, regularly releasing albums from the...

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Elvis is back, he’s alive! I mean, he has reappeared live in his hometown! No, that’s not right either… Let me try that again… Elvis’ live Memphis recording is being rereleased! 2014 marks forty years...

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For a band called ‘The Tantrums’, things come together rather calamity-free for Fitz and the rest of the gang. Headed by Michael Fitzpatrick, the band is the culmination of a few friends making phone calls,...

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