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The Flaming Lips

Album Review: The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody

December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The description for Flaming Lips’ latest experimental album Oczy Mlody is a mouthful in and of itself: A record in the style of both rock group Pink Floyd’s found Syd Barrett and modern rapper A$AP...

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With a career spanning about 67 years, and more success finding its way to him even as he reaches 90, there’s no denying that Tony Bennett is a true image of success. As such, a...

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Back in the holiday season of 2015, Kylie Minogue released her first Christmas album, Kylie Christmas; a 13 track selection of holiday classics and original material from Minogue, and her first spin on the seasonal...

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Guy Sebastian

EP Review: Guy Sebastian – Part 1

December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

With seven albums under his belt and a stint as Australia’s Eurovision representative in 2015, it makes perfect sense for Guy Sebastian to experiment with his style in 2016. And in fact, that’s what he...

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Janet Devlin

EP Review: Janet Devlin – Little Lights

December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last year, Janet Devlin offered a stunning Christmas EP that shed all kinds of expectations for the holidays and remained genuinely enjoyable despite the oversaturation of the holiday. For 2016, Devlin decided to continue the...

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John Legend

Album Review: John Legend – Darkness and Light

December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

John Legend’s brand of R&B has been safe for most of his career, though still a solid choice for him; after finding major success in particular with All Of Me off of his previous album,...

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Nicole Millar

EP Review: Nicole Millar – Communication

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nicole Millar may have only just released her debut EP in July this year, but that hasn’t stopped her from keeping the ball rolling. Setting out as a solo artist after collaborating with Peking Duk,...

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Mere months after the release of their last studio album Everything You’ve Come To Expect, The Last Shadow Puppets are back with another release. Collecting different cover versions they’ve performed on their 2016 tour and...

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It’s been almost three years since The Wanted announced their hiatus as a band; three years in which Nathan Sykes has actively worked on his solo career, releasing singles since 2015 and keeping fans waiting....

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Bic Runga

Album Review: Bic Runga – Close Your Eyes

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the four years since her previous album studio album Belle, Bic Runga decided to do something different. Close Your Eyes is made up almost entirely of covers, with only two original compositions on the...

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Back in the Christmas season of 2015, we received the first Christmas Queens album. Collecting various girls from RuPaul’s Drag Race and even queens from outside of the series, it was a hilarious take on...

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Little Mix

Album Review: Little Mix – Glory Days

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s only been a year since Little Mix released their amazing third album Get Weird. It was a solid mixture of R&B productions and throwback pop music, showing off their versatility and skill when it...

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Album Review: Justice – Woman

November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

From embracing French House at its ultimate level on † to mixing it with a prog rock style on Audio, Video, Disco, Justice’s music has been heading in a strange direction. Starting as one of...

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