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Album Review: Alice On The Roof – Higher

March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alice on the Roof may at first glance seem a deceptively whimsical title. Trained as a classical pianist, her musicianship is evident on her latest release Higher, a record which simultaneously captures her youthful spirit...

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A Love Song comes as a taste of Ladyhawke’s upcoming studio album Wild Things, slated to be released in June, and if it’s any indication, the album should be a synth pop force of nature....

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Album Review: Emmy the Great – Second Love

March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The thoroughly British Emmy The Great (aka Emma-Lee Moss) has just released her third full-length album, Second Love, the thematic follow-up to her appropriately titled debut First Love. Although having released an EP or two...

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Album Review: Holy Wave – Freaks of Nurture

March 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Holy Wave might just be the coolest thing to come out of Texas this year. Replete with glittering guitars and decadent reverb, the five-piece favour a hazy, lazy sound which has been alternately described as...

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Mavis Staples has been making music now for over seventy years. A groundbreaker and game changer for gospel and soul music, she’s shared stages with Martin Luther King and had her voice feature prominently in...

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Album Review: Eddi Front – Marina

March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

If Edith Piaf had been born in 1980s Brooklyn, she would probably sound something like Eddi Front. Formerly known as Ivana XL, Front’s debut LP Marina is a complex, whimsical album recalling songstresses like Cat...

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You might be familiar with pretty-boy country duo Love and Theft from their first single, the phenomenally successful Angel Eyes, which topped the country charts and put the boys on the map. Unfortunately, their meteoric...

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There’s no denying that Yo Gotti is a prolific rapper. Over his 15-year career the Memphis-born artist has released 19 mix tapes as well as five albums. His latest, The Art Of Hustle is a...

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George Fest: A Night To Celebrate the Music of George Harrison comes the day after what would have been Harrison’s 73rd birthday – and it is indeed a celebration, in every sense of the word....

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Album Review: Ben Abraham – Sirens

February 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ben Abraham describes his sound as “cinematic folk”, a title which perfectly sums up the sweeping, delicate nature of his music. Hailing from Melbourne, Abraham has managed to snowball to international success in the past...

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You might be more familiar with Raleigh Ritchie (aka Jacob Anderson) from his acting work than his musical career: Anderson plays eunuch warrior Grey Worm on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Not content with being seen...

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It’s hard to pin Wynonna’s music down into a specific category. Rising to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother, Naomi, her initial sound was all sweet Kentucky-borne country, before morphing into a more polished,...

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Album Review: Brothers Osborne – Pawn Shop

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

How do you keep contemporary country music fresh? According to the Brothers Osborne, two siblings hailing from Maryland, the answer lies somewhere in classic country licks, distinctly blue-collar flavour and a whole ton of attitude....

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