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Album Review: Beat Happening – Look Around

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Speak to any die-hard Beat Happening fan about their first encounter with the band, and many will equate the experience to a kind of awakening, almost religious in its nature. Such is the warmth and devotion the band have inspired over the years. Look Around, the first comprehensive retrospective of the group’s work, is a tribute...

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Featured Artist: The Corrs (Part 1)

November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Combining traditional Irish musical influences with mainstream pop helped make Irish sibling band The Corrs a monumental success throughout the nineties and early 2000’s. Bursting onto the pop scene in 1995, the refreshing sound of the band met the needs of many music fans who were less taken by the Britpop movement of the mid-nineties....

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Interview: Sandi Thom

November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Given the raw honesty of her music, perhaps it’s unsurprising that no topic is out of bounds for Sandi Thom. The singer-songwriter was happy to talk to us about everything and anything, with subjects ranging from her romantic life; to her experiences of being pregnant; all the way to her incoming album. She was as brave and...

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Album Review: Justin Bieber – Purpose

November 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Acting as a redemption album, Justin Bieber’s fourth studio release is the new chapter in the life of this pop star in the spotlight. While he’s often in the media for his childish antics, Purpose sees The Biebs grow up a lot in his music; there’s a real sense of maturity in what he’s singing about...

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Album Review: One Direction – Made In The A.M.

November 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been a whirlwind few years for megastar collective One Direction but finally on the come down from a very impressive 6 years the lads have released their fifth studio album, Made In The A.M. This is the final album before the band goes on hiatus and they made sure it’s an accurate representation of the...

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Album Review: Vanessa Carlton – Liberman

November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was only a few short months ago that singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton graced our ears with her stunning Blue Pool EP: now she’s bounced back with her fifth studio album Liberman. As demonstrated earlier with the EP Carlton had adopted a more indie/folk feel and we were loving it; it will be interesting to hear how the album...

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Album Review: Newton Faulkner – Human Love

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Newton Faulkner has always been in a league of his very own within the singer-songwriter community. Honing in on and utilizing a unique and world renowned guitar skill to it’s fullest extent, Faulkner’s work through 4 studio releases has seen the ginger dreaded musician evolve from a stripped back emerging artist to a fully fledged...

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After a decade away from the glimmering pop spotlight, nineties sibling pop quartet The Corrs have returned to grace us with new music. White Light, the bands brand new and first original studio release since 2004’s Borrowed Heaven (and their first release since 2005’s Irish-themed covers collection, Home) is set to land on 27th November...

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Album Review: Grimes – Art Angels

November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you were expecting Claire Boucher—a.k.a. Grimes—to completely retread the past on Art Angels, you may be in for a disappointment. The ethereal, unassuming sound of her previous album Visions has been thrown out the window, making way for something bombastic, colourful and bursting at the seams with new influences. There’s a lot of musical ground...

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Coldplay has today announced the global release of their seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams, on Friday 4 December via Parlophone Records. It is preceded by the single, Adventure of a Lifetime, which is available to download and stream now. The album, recorded in Malibu, LA and London, was produced by Norwegian duo Stargate...

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(UK) Turin Brakes are delighted to announce the release of their hotly anticipated new album, Lost Property, through Cooking Vinyl, on January 29th 2016. The album will be accompanied by a UK tour in the new year. Full dates below! A collection of dispatches from the elusive side of reality that’s just a twist away from...

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Album Review: Skye – In A Low Light

November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Singer/songwriter Skye (of Morcheeba fame) is back with her fourth album In A Low Light and it may be her craftiest LP to date. “I wanted to write an album of songs that I could fall asleep to, but it ended up being so much more than a night time record,” Skye has said through her PledgeMusic...

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