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Album Review: Bryan Adams – Tracks of my Years

October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bryan Adams, ladies and gentlemen. The very same man who has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is one of the biggest-selling artists of all time. He’s the hitmaker who has produced such memorable...

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What can be said of One Direction that hasn’t already been said? They are officially the world’s biggest boyband and icons to hundreds of thousands of teenage girls around the world. Their debut album was...

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Single Review: Nick Jonas – Chains

October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that the Jonas Brothers were once kid-friendly Disney stars, donning Purity Rings as a promise to not have sex until marriage. Their music also reflected their innocence, bouncy pop-rock songs that...

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Old-fashioned American country. That is the image that comes to mind with American singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney’s latest effort, The Big Revival. As far as the country-singer stereotype goes, this guy’s got it all; the straw...

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Album Review: The Levellers – Greatest Hits

September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Levellers have proven themselves worthy rock contenders with a slew of organic anthemic pop-rock songs that fuel a lengthy twenty-six-year career. The band have managed to attract a cult following during those years, but...

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Album Review: Erasure – The Violet Flame

September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Erasure are a celebrated synthpop duo from England, who have managed to attain 24 consecutive Top 40 hits in their home country and three Top 20 hits in the US. They also won the 1989...

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Album Review: Blake Mills – Heigh Ho

September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s a good chance you may never have heard of Californian-born singer-songwriter, Blake Mills. He began his musical career with some high school friends of his in a band called Simon Dawes in 2005, and,...

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Album Review: Kongos – Lunatic

September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Believe it or not, but Lunatic – Kongos’ sophomore release – isn’t as new as you might think. It was released independently under the Tokoloshe label in December 2012 and, after signing with the considerably...

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Album Review: Lowell – We Loved Her Dearly

September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many a music snob will undoubtedly tell you, the current mainstream music charts are in trouble. What was, decades ago, a pool of variety of brilliantly written music has now become a stomping ground...

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Album Review: Red Sky July – Shadowbirds

September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Sky July are a phenomenally overlooked band. Their members consist of husband and wife duo, guitarist Ally Mcerlane (also from the the hugely successful band, Texas) and vocalist Shelly Poole, as well as additional...

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Album Review: Tricky – Adrian Thaws

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tricky has been around for almost two decades, his first release, Maxinquaye surfacing way back in 1995. A talented hip-hop/rap artist, Tricky’s latest album shows the culmination of years of developing that talent by bringing...

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Album Review: Nikki Lane – All or Nothin’

September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In her latest record, Nikki Lane throws away the stereotype of the vulnerable singer-songwriter and brings sass and rebelliousness in its place. If you’re looking for heartfelt songs of love and affection, then you’ve come...

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