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Record Rewind: The XX – XX

February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

There was a time, circa 2009, where The XX were but a myth, a whimsical whisper that flitted around of those that had their well trained hound’s ear firmly planted on the ground. The four...

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New York has been the epicentre of many a musical explosion. Time and again, bands and artists have burst forth from the city, reinventing the soundscape and tolling the bell for a new musical era....

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EP Review: Jackie Onassis – Juliette EP

January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Risen from the dead!?’ you may first think when you see the name ‘Jackie Onassis’ appear in its modern day context, for since 2012 it has not only been applied to the wife of former...

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EP Review: Pixies – EP2

January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many valid reasons why you would kick out a member of your band, however in the world of “rawk’n’roll”, you would be forgiven for thinking crowd-surfing was not one of them. Back in...

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From the opening strums of Give Me Back My Hometown, it is apparent that Eric Church has epitomised every cliché that we associate with country; the whine-fully toned vocal, the story telling lyrics, and the...

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Come 2011, it was looking like an impressively steady run for Bombay Bicycle Club; the British band had somehow succeeded in releasing three albums between 2009 and 2011 – yup, that’s right, one per year....

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Record Rewind: Ladyhawke – Ladyhawke

December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

There is a sense of comfort that comes with nostalgia, that warm, gooey feeling that envelops you as soon as the opening chimes of a familiar song sound, evoking memories of when you were here...

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Florence and her Machine, Marina and her Diamonds; both stunning, vocally talented ladies that back up their efforts with a supporting force – for Florence, her Machine is her band, whilst Marina is surrounded by...

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Record Rewind: Muse – Absolution

December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maybe it was the eclipse, or maybe it was the ticking over into an entirely new era, but sometime around the turn of the millennia, the British band Muse had an epiphany. First emerging as...

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EP Review: Say Lou Lou – Better In The Dark

December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Say Lou Lou. Go on, say it? You may as well begin now, for come this time next year it will no doubt be a name that has worn your lips down with the amount...

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Album Review: Britney Spears – Britney Jean

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since she first exploded into the glittering ’90’s pop market just before the turn of the millennia, it is hard to deny the influence that all-American starlet Britney Spears has had on the charts. Her...

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There is something more than a little surprisingly upon first seeing these two names on paper. In the red corner – Billie-Joe Armstrong, infamous, pint-sized frontman of pop-punk megagroup Green Day – and in the...

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Every so often, a nameless song will overtake the airwaves and television advertising until – before you realise it – you are humming the melodies, tapping your foot, and trying to sing along to the...

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