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Album Review: Rae Morris – Someone Out There

February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Someone Out There is the second album by Rae Morris. Three years from Unguarded, the British singer delivers a new outstanding record highlighting her hypnotic and radiant voice. Someone Out There reveals another side of...

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After some formation changes (departure of Nick McCarthy and arrival of Julian Corrie) and five years of waiting, Franz Ferdinand are back with their fifth studio album Always Ascending. In this ten tracks record, the...

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Album Review: First Aid Kit – Ruins

February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

First Aid Kit are back: no more waiting to listen to those dreamy harmonies, gentle acoustic guitar melodies and country vibes we fell in love with. The Swedish duo, composed by Johanna and Klara Söderberg,...

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Few days before the half-time show at the 52nd Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake releases his latest album Man of the Woods. Despite the title and the visuals used to promote the record, Man of the Woods is not...

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Album Review: Craig David – The Time Is Now

January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s barely one year since Following My Intuition, but Craig David seems to be unstoppable: the UK singer is now ready to release The Time Is Now, his seventh studio album. The Time Is Now,...

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Album Review: Porches – The House

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Few times I imagined myself dancing in a club in the 80s or 90s, although after opening my eyes I realised I was listening to Porches’ new album, The House, in my room. Synth-pop, alternative,...

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Album Review: Django Django – Marble Skies

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is difficult to describe Django Django music, to label it with one or few genres, therefore trying to classify Marble Skies style is nearly impossible. Django Django’s third album is eclectic, rich of disparate elements...

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Record Rewind: The Killers – Hot Fuss

December 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I don’t think that neither The Killers or Hot Fuss need too much introduction;l everyone knows the band and the album – aware of that or not. Just think about Mr. Brightside or Somebody Told...

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Album Review: Bob Dylan – Modern Times

December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

My bad that I got really interested in Bob Dylan so late, my bad that it took me see Hamlet in the theatre to appreciate such a genius, but I guess that the important thing...

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Every story starts with a hook that attracts you, but then you need something else to stick around. The Kill music video was my hook. It’s inspired by Shining (by Stanley Kubrick), it’s full of...

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Album Review: Charli XCX – Pop 2

December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pop 2 is the second mixtape that Charli XCX has released this year, too much if you ask me. And “too much” are the two words that I would use to describe the record, there...

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Under the Radar, Vol. 2 is the second part of Robbie Williams’ project started in 2014 (with Under the Radar, Vol. 1) to gather unique demos and unreleased tracks which didn’t make the cut in...

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It’s not the first time for Jacob Banks to be performing at KOKO, but instead of being the support act, this time he was the main star. The kind of star whose three UK shows...

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