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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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Album Review: Miguel – War & Leisure

December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Miguel, in his fourth studio album War & Leisure, is able to mix together varied themes, as politics, human rights, freedom, pleasure, sex and love, while never losing consistency or failing to portrait his personality....

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Miss You is the new single by Louis Tomlinson, former One Direction. The song, written by the English singer and songwriter, anticipates Louis’ first solo album that is probably going to be released in 2018....

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Who Built the Moon? is the third album by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. The English alternative rock band was formed in 2010 by Noel Gallagher, former Oasis’s lead guitarist and songwriter. Fort Knox, the...

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English songwriter Gabrielle Aplin put on a Christmas show with the help of Hannah Grace, Hudson Taylor and the supporting acts Hali, Sonny and Callum Beattie (who are all part of Gabrielle’s Never Fade Records),...

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Album Review: Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest

December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rest is the fifth studio album by Charlotte Gainsbourg and the first one for which the British-French singer and actress wrote the lyrics herself. Rest is a journey into Charlotte’s emotions and personality. It involves...

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