All posts by "Sonia de Freitas" →

One More Light is the latest album to be released by Linkin Park. Always pushing to develop their sound, the album takes the band in a new direction by drawing largely on a cosmopolitan, urban...

Read More →

British band, The Kooks- Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alex Nunez and Peter Denton- mark a decade long career by releasing a ‘best of’ album, Best Of…So Far. Taking the most popular tracks of their four...

Read More →

Back in the 80’s the New Kids On The Block were a teen boy band sensation. It was reported that the Boston boys of NKOTB, brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg (yes,...

Read More →
Photo: Brantley Gutierrez

Album Review: Incubus – 8

May 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Incubus return with a new album, 8– you guessed it, their eighth studio album. The band includes the talents of; Brandon Boyd (vocals, guitar), Michael Einziger (guitar, piano), Jose Pasilla II (drums), Chris Kilmore (keys)...

Read More →

Forty years on from his first release, Paul Weller returns with his thirteenth studio album, A Kind Revolution. The album was recorded at Black Barn Studios in Surrey, UK with Jan ‘Stan’ Kybert and Weller...

Read More →

Clearly eager to shed his squeaky clean good boy image from his days as a member of One Direction, Liam Payne releases his sexually playful hip hop debut single Strip That Down. Writing cred goes...

Read More →
Photo: Guy Furrow/Mushroom Promotions

Album Review: Blondie – Pollinator

May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

I wonder if back in 1974, when Debbie Harry and Chris Stein planted the Blondie seed, they thought they would see the fruition of an eleventh album after a 40+ year career in music. The...

Read More →

Since Eurovision Song Contest’s beginning in 1956, it has launched a number of big music careers including that of ABBA and Céline Dion. In 2017 Eurovision was held in Kyiv, Ukraine and 42 nations (including countries...

Read More →

Each of the members of the group One Direction have come to a cross road in their career, and Niall Horan, like the others, is now taking his own direction in the music industry. After...

Read More →

Mary J. Blige wears her red and bloodied ripped out heart on her sleeve in the impassioned release of music that is Strength Of A Woman. It is no doubt reflects upon her divorce from...

Read More →
Photo: Universal Music Australia

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the past year, Kendrick Lamar has had a meteoric rise as an recording artist collaborating with big players in the industry ranging from pop princess Taylor Swift (Bad Blood) to Sia (The Greatest) to...

Read More →
Photo: Ben Guzman/Warner Music Australia

Album Review: Nelly Furtado – The Ride

March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

After half a decade since her last album release, Nelly Furtado returns with a brand new collection of songs in The Ride. John Congleton served as producer on the album. He has worked with an...

Read More →
Photo: Atlantic Records

Album Review: James Blunt – The Afterlove

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On his fifth studio album, The Afterlove, James Blunt collaborates with an array of highly respected song writers namely; Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic), Amy Wadge (who worked with Ed Sheeran on the award winning...

Read More →
Copyright© 2010-2018 Renowned for Sound All Rights Reserved -- Copyright notice by Blog Copyright