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Brother band and YouTube sensations Boyce Avenue – made up of Alejandro, Fabian and Daniel Manzano – are currently doing another trek around the world with a heavy songbook in hand, ready and willing to offer their enormous fanbase a night to remember as part of the bands Be Somebody World Tour. Ticking off the...

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Album Review: Sam Smith – The Thrill of it All

November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite having a recording career reaching back into his mid-teens, Sam Smith didn’t garner substantial recognition for his vocal talents until 2012 when he featured on the Disclosure single, Latch, as a twenty-year-old. What followed was another successful guest spot, this time on Naughty Boy’s La La La in 2013, and his commercially successful début...

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Album Review: Weezer – Pacific Daydream

November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

I feel like when asked about our guilty musical pleasures, Weezer is a band that very frequently pops up in discussion, at least for myself! I would consider it genuinely hard to find anybody who at some point in their journey of musical discovery, hasn’t found a song, video or entire album by the L.A...

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I don’t think there was a single person around the world that could escape Riptide; the catchy pop hit that took the summer of 2013 hostage. The track, accompanied by a mesmerizing video where each word is artistically depicted, propelled Australian singer/songwriter Vance Joy to the top of the charts and the musician very quickly...

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Album Review: Ty Dolla Sign – Beach House 3

November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Usually known as a difficult second album, Ty Dolla Sign has released his. At a glance, there was likely a lot of difficulty here, no one can pull together 20 tracks with massive features easily, but did his hard work paid off? To put it shortly: yes it did. Beach House 3 might only be...

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Emerging into the mainstream UK rock scene during the 1990’s, Stereophonics have produced a succession of powerful rock anthems that have stood the test of time with British and international music fans alike. With the strength of lead singer Kelly Jones’ vocal range (not too dissimilar to some of his fellow Welsh counterparts), and a...

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Album Review: Tegan and Sara – The Con X

October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

A pair of Canadian sister legends who have been consistently crushing the game with their indie music mixing into the mainstream pop world Tegan and Sara have dropped The Con X. 10 years on from the release of the The Con, an LP the duo famously found extremely difficult to create, T+S have created a...

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As all One Direction alumni have, Liam Payne continues his solo career attempt with the single Bedroom Floor. Penned by Charlie Puth and J Kash, Payne’s latest hit is much more pop than electro and much more mainstream UK pop than his previous single Strip Down, featuring Migos and Quavos. Liam’s voice is brilliant, that...

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Album Review: Niall Horan – Flicker

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The unprecedented success of British five piece hit boy band One Direction took the country by storm before they conquered the world over as the number one pop act in a generation, gaining each of them a small army of dedicated fans in every country they visited. Out of that success, each of them have...

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Album Review: Kelly Clarkson – Meaning of Life

October 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

A flurry of success met Kelly Clarkson after she took out the inaugural season of American Idol in 2002, and subsequent seasons and countless other talent shows have taught us that this type of success often proves fleeting, a form of Warhol’s promised fifteen-minutes of fame. Yet, against the odds, Clarkson has managed to sustain...

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Album Review: William Patrick Corgan – Ogilala

October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the brain behind Smashing Pumpkins, William ‘Billy’ Patrick Corgan has cemented himself as a generation defining talent. Ogilala is his second solo record, and potentially his most accessible and enjoyable collection yet. Right from the get go of Zowie, the world of Corgan feels cosy and inviting. Harsh news and harsher people are soon replaced by a voice...

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Album Review: Beck – Colours

October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Colours is the 13th studio album from the prolific Beck, his first since 2014. The intoxicating rainbow on offer here makes for some of Beck’s most contemporary work to date, indicating he remains young at heart with his finger on the pulse. The record’s title track pops into existence with all the low-fi funk many come...

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The return of The Corrs is something we thought we would never witness again at one point. After selling millions of records thanks to globally successful albums including 1995’s Forgiven Not Forgotten, 1997’s Talk on Corners and 2000’s In Blue, the band decided to put the themselves on indefinite hiatus and pursue solo careers and...

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