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Album Review: Rae Morris – Someone Out There

February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Someone Out There is the second album by Rae Morris. Three years from Unguarded, the British singer delivers a new outstanding record highlighting her hypnotic and radiant voice. Someone Out There reveals another side of Rae Morris, who experiments with a more electro-pop style.  Push Me to My Limit, first track of the album, doesn’t...

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Having crossed paths on the European tour circuit, Americans Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa started a musical love affair that was consummated when Hart provided vocals for No Love on the Street from Bonamassa’s 2011 album, Dust Bowl. This relationship was further developed later that year with the release of the collaborative album, Don’t Explain....

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Album Review: AWOLNATION – Here Come The Runts

February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here Come The Runts signifies AWOLNATION’s return to music some three years after the release of their second record. For those of you who are perhaps unfamiliar with the group, their main success came in the form of mega-hit Sail, the dizzying heights of which AWOLNATION have fallen more than a little short of here. Right from the...

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After some formation changes (departure of Nick McCarthy and arrival of Julian Corrie) and five years of waiting, Franz Ferdinand are back with their fifth studio album Always Ascending. In this ten tracks record, the Scottish band experimented with new sounds and has transformed their traditional indie rock genre. The title track Always Ascending opens...

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Album Review: Of Mice & Men – Defy

February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

With 2014’s Restoring Force it seemed that Californian outfit Of Mice & Men had settled into a stable line-up, while 2016’s Cold World demonstrated that the band was keen to continue experimenting with and developing their sound beyond the usual metalcore template. However, less than three months after Cold World hit the shelves, vocalist and...

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Few days before the half-time show at the 52nd Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake releases his latest album Man of the Woods. Despite the title and the visuals used to promote the record, Man of the Woods is not a country album; instead, it’s named after Timberlake’s son (whose name means “of the Woods”). Besides the album’s name, there...

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Interview: Shannon Noll

February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifteen years ago Shannon Noll was another one of the locals from the small, rural town of Condobolin in New South Wales, but a run on the inaugural season of Australian Idol changed all that. Even though he didn’t take the top spot on Australian Idol, it has meant that he is now known affectionately...

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Music Video: Kylie Minogue – ‘Dancing’

February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Album Review: Turin Brakes – Invisible Storm

January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

With a UK and European tour about to begin over the next month or so, 4-piece folksters Turin Brakes have recently unveiled their eighth studio release, Invisible Storm. The record comes not long after the release of their previous pop-oriented masterpiece, Lost Property which offered fans a string of hits including 96, Keep Me Around...

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Album Review: Craig David – The Time Is Now

January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s barely one year since Following My Intuition, but Craig David seems to be unstoppable: the UK singer is now ready to release The Time Is Now, his seventh studio album. The Time Is Now, featuring multiple artists, is a composition of music genres, from UK garage, which made Craig David famous, to electronic and...

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Get Cape Wear Cape Fly has been on a four year long hiatus, in which time Sam Duckworth has cemented himself as an invaluable activist for positive change through numerous projects such as Oxfam’s Blue Project and a run in with the now defunct BNP. Young Adult was a chance for Duckworth to get back to his...

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Album Review: BØRNS – Blue Madonna

January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The near three-year wait for Garrett Borns’ second outing under his more stylish moniker of BØRNS was a long one. Fans have waited on tenterhooks since 2015, but with Blue Madonna boasting a Lana Del Rey duet from the get go, the bar is set incredibly high – so has the young American lived up to expectation?...

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Album Review: Django Django – Marble Skies

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is difficult to describe Django Django music, to label it with one or few genres, therefore trying to classify Marble Skies style is nearly impossible. Django Django’s third album is eclectic, rich of disparate elements and certainly influenced by many music genres. With Marble Skies the London based band returns to sounds that are more...

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