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Sad core, mysterious and vintage beauty, Lana Del Rey, returns with her fourth album, Lust For Life. This highly anticipated album features the likes of The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Stevie Nicks and Sean Ono Lennon (who has an eerily familiar vocal tone to that of his father). Lana Del Rey delivers a striking...

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One Republic took to social media to explain to fans that instead of albums, for now the band would simply be putting out singles as and when they felt like it. This new approach has yielded some impressive results thus far, and latest offering Rich Love sees the boys team up with Norwegian trio Seeb.  The Scandinavian...

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Album Review: TLC – TLC

July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the death of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in a car accident fifteen years ago, her TLC bandmates – Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas – promised to leave her position in the group permanently vacant. It was a promise the pair kept, releasing 2002’s 3D using material already recorded by Lopes for the...

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Since their first debut single Sway, the Norwegian-Kiwi duo Anna Lotterud and Brady Daniell-Smith, or more familiarly known as Anna of the North, have racked up over an impressive 60 million streams and multiple No.1 chart spots. In the run up to their worldwide album release Lovers, they are keeping us on the edge of...

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With the lead single, One of Us, from her 1995 début album Relish, Joan Osborne had a brief dalliance with mainstream success, but it wasn’t to convert into long-term name recognition for her. Since then Osborne has diligently continued releasing music, interspersing original works with covers of soul, R&B, and blues classics, earning herself a...

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Album Review: Big Boi – BOOMIVERSE

July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The illustrious days of Outkast may be long gone, but former member Big Boi is still cranking out solo records that will fill the Outkast shapes void in your life. His debut effort dropped in 2010, the second in 2012 and now in 2017 we receive his third – BOOMIVERSE.  The Atlanta hip-hop scene is...

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Este, Danielle and Alana Haim have put their fans through a laborious four year wait for new music. In that time the world is almost unrecognisable, but the LA trio’s knack for euphoric pop is something that as yet has never faltered. Something To Tell You is the triumphant return that fans were hoping would have come...

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When towering RnB-meets-pop vocalist Macy Gray first came to the worlds attention back in 1999, her distinctively gravelly vocals were met with some initial apprehension from the mainstream pop landscape. It was when the singer released her biggest hit to date, the number one international smash I Try that her career skyrocketed and Gray became...

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Album Review: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a long time between drinks for fans of Seattle’s Fleet Foxes, with six years elapsing since the group released their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues. In mid-2013 the band posted on their Facebook page teasing potential progress towards a third record, but shortly thereafter they entered a semi-official hiatus, with founding member and...

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Fresh off the heels of the release of latest studio album One More Light – the seventh in a career of a little over twenty hugely successful years – US rock juggernauts Linkin Park have returned to U.K. soil to dish up the hits, as well as a handful of new numbers, to their British...

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With the UK festival scene now in full swing with avid concertgoers eager to take over the parks, fields and farms throughout the UK to see some of their favourite acts, London’s Hyde Park remains one of the key spots to gather friends for a stellar line up of top selling acts and one festival...

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Album Review: Alison Moyet – Other

June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Wave national treasure Alison Moyet is back this month with yet another diverse, musically eclectic and lyrically profound collection under the vague banner of Other. Four years on from the release of the minutes, Moyet once again reinvents and re-imagines herself as she wades deeper into electronic waters on this engaging new studio effort....

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The illustrious life of Roger Waters is one filled with accomplishments beyond any mere mortal. As a part of Pink Floyd, he helped craft some of the most seminal albums the world has ever seen. Is This The Life We Really Want? is the first album of new material that Rogers has released in almost 25 years,...

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