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There are so many strings to the bow of Benjamin Drew; aka Plan B, whether it be singing, acting or producing this is a man with a lot on his plate at all times. Eight...

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Speak Your Mind is the debut album from the chart-topping (and also hyphenated) singer, Anne-Marie. It follows a plethora of hits such as her collaboration with Clean Bandit, which helped propel her into the mainstream conscious....

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After stepping in to headline Glastonbury in 2015, it’s been all quiet on the Florence & The Machine front. A radio silence over the past 3 years was broken by the news their 4th album...

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You’d be wrong; but forgiven, for thinking that the creepy sewer clown from It had started his own band. But California punks Pennywise are only indebted to Steven King’s creature in name. Never Gonna Die is the TWELFTH...

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Album Review: Ashley Monroe – Sparrow

May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee, Ashley Monroe has a long history of making old fashioned inspired country music. On her fourth album; Sparrow, these classic themes run alongside more contemporary influences from the likes of Elton John and...

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Album Review: Tinashe – Joyride

May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kentucky born R&B star Tinashe is back with second album Joyride, a sensual yet subtle exploration reminiscent of Sade. But with subtlety, there is a danger of not packing enough of a punch to truly stand out....

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The inspirational mind of Janelle Monae is unlike any other. Instead of creating albums; she creates universes, the latest of which we are invited to explore is Dirty Computer. A celebration of audio and visual excellence that...

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Album Review: Sting & Shaggy – 44/876

May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

At some point; somewhere in the world, someone asked the question – ‘what’s better than one outdated singer?’ to which someone must have responded with – ‘well, obviously it’s TWO outdated singers!’… I would like...

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Album Review: En Vogue – Electric Cafe

April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

En Vogue return with Electric Cafe, their first in 14 years and the debut to be released from under their own En Vogue Records label imprint. Original members Terry Ellis and Cindy Herron are joined by Rhona Bennett, who...

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Album Review: Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy

April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

After bursting onto the hip hop scene early last year, Cardi B’s debut album feels like a very long time coming. But Cardi B plays by nobody’s rules but her own, something that runs as...

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Album Review: Hayley Kiyoko – Expectations

April 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Queer representation within modern culture is definitely becoming more commonplace, but few artists explicitly use their queerness when it comes to subject matter within music. Enter Hayley Kiyoko, the former child star who’s debut album Expectations maintains...

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There is no denying that Jack White has worked wonders for the physical music sales industry, thanks to his Third Man Records initiative but; ever increasingly, his growingly complex adventures in sound are becoming harder...

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One time 80s pop sensation Toni Braxton has returned with her ninth studio album; and that’s not including her early work alongside her siblings in group The Braxtons. Sex & Cigarettes comes after a number of health...

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