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Whoever thought up the collaboration between Disclosure and London Grammar is a genius, because they might actually be the perfect partnership of modern day British music. On the fifth single from Disclosure’s debut album, Help...

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Album Review: Matt Cardle – Porcelain

October 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

Matt Cardle has been somewhat internationally overshadowed since winning the seventh season of UK X Factor (by the group that came in third place, One Direction). His incredible voice actually gives me goosebumps, something that’s...

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Chase and Status have gotten a pretty bad rap of late. Underground dance aficionados are often the quickest fans to cry sell out, and now that the drum and bass duo are producers for the...

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In a post-Mumford and Sons world, the music scene has been inundated with rustic folk bands, complete with flannel shirts, suspenders and banjos. The Lumineers are no exception, however they’re probably one of the few...

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from Spiderbait; nine years to be exact. But earlier this year they released the first single from their upcoming album, and now they’re releasing their second single,...

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Album Review: Danny Brown – Old

October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Danny Brown is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan with a somewhat colourful past. He claims his first words were in rhymes thanks to his 17 year old mother reading him Dr. Suess books, and...

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Abum Review: Eliza Doolittle – In Your Hands

October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eliza Doolittle burst onto the musical scene with her debut, self-titled album in 2010. She was dubbed ‘the new Lily Allen’, and with her fresh-face, hot pants and trainers, she took the UK pop charts...

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Album Review: Busby Marou – Farewell Fitzroy

September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Busby Marou hail from sub-tropical Rockhampton on the banks of the Fitzroy River in Queensland, Australia, and this is a pretty good indicator of the type of music they play. It’s the perfect mixture of...

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It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t know Jack Johnson and his so-laid-back-it’s-horizontal music by now. He’s the poster child for Hawaii and their chilled out sun, sand, and surf lifestyle, and his music is...

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Album Review: Jason Derulo – Tattoos

September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jason Derulo has never been my cup of tea. Sure his songs are catchy I guess, and his dancing is phenomenal, so watching his performances are great, but 9 times out of 10 I would...

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Album Review: Grouplove – Spreading Rumours

September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I heard Grouplove’s second album was due to be released soon, I was pretty surprised. It seems like only a few months ago that their debut album, Never Trust A Happy Song, blew me...

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Album Review: Katie Melua – Ketevan

September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s something wonderfully old-school and effortlessly beautiful about Katie Melua’s music, and her new album Ketevan is no exception. Ketevan, which is actually Melua’s Georgian birth name, is the singer’s sixth studio album, ten years...

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Album Review: John Legend – Love In The Future

September 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t know, John Legend, reigning king of hip-hop soul, is getting married. And what better way to tell the world than by writing an album entirely devoted to his impending nuptials. Love In...

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