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Album Review: Crosses – Crosses

February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Side projects and supergroups aren’t quite the amazing spectacle they used to be are they? Gone are the days of the coming together of massive names (ala Cream/ELP/Crosby, Stills & Nash), in the past ten...

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Single Review: Pharrell Williams – ‘Happy’

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

2013 was one of those tricky years for popular artists and bands. Many of those aiming to explode into the year found themselves flailing around before sinking into an ocean of obscurity, whilst a select...

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There is a two word sentence everybody loves. It shall be forever adored by all humans everywhere purely for the utter excitement and apprehension. Have you guessed it? Thats right, “Road trip”! Josh Homme, the...

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Record Rewind: The Replacements – Let It Be

December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

How many albums have received dozens of five star reviews, established a band’s signature sound and influenced a generation of musicians whilst remaining relatively unknown to the wider public? Let It Be, the third and career shaping...

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Single Review: Dolly Parton – ‘Blue Smoke’

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

If theres one female musician who epitomises emotional turmoil, its Dolly Parton. Indeed the queen of heartbreak and country songstress has so many songs about failed lovers that even Taylor Swift can’t keep up with....

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Remember Nelly? Of course you do, who doesn’t? Charts all over the globe in the early 2000s were full of his various R&B and Hip-Hop tinged songs like Hot In Here and Ride Wit Me that continue to dominate...

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Album Review: Toy – Join The Dots

December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bands that form from the ashes of another band often need to return in style to be taken seriously, that much is for sure. Look at Beady Eye, forever known as the nasty mess Oasis...

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Single Review: John Newman – ‘Losing Sleep’

December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Its been quite a year for fresh faced soul singer John Newman. Scoring global hits like Cheating and a couple of UK number 1’s with the fantastically catchy Love Me Again and of course the singer’s collaboration with drum...

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‘You’re not nineteen forever!’ are words I’m sure a lot of us yelled out to the night, pint in hand at indie discos of 2008. Indeed The Courteeners’ classic Not Nineteen Forever has always been the bands...

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When it comes to the dancefloor, the choice of songs a DJ might play is of course crucial to anybody having fun. However these days, it seems that nightclubs are all fed the same selected/popular...

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Single Review: Franz Ferdinand – ‘Bullet’

November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Franz Ferdinand are probably what you could call indie rock royalty. Ok they’ve not made the same kind of impact as UK contemporaries Arctic Monkeys have in recent years and perhaps they’ll never sell out...

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Album Review: Cheap Time – Exit Smiles

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Theres something quite romantic about the idea of the kind of bands who get together with a few instruments, write some songs and record them with whatever equipment they can find or afford. Thus are...

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Album Review: Tess Parks – Blood Hot

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever wondered what Oasis would have sounded like if they’d have just kicked out Liam Gallagher, recruited Lana Del Rey as their new vocalist and written some chilled out spacey songs for the masses? No?...

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