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Single Review: Adele – ‘Hello’

October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three years is a long time in pop music; long enough for rising stars to displace established names, and for tricks that once felt new to stale and shrivel. And yet, somehow Adele has managed to resist the nullifying effects of the years. Her new single Hello feels as striking and original as Rolling In...

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Interview: Jahméne

October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jahméne might not yet be a household name, but given the extraordinary power of his new single Down For Love, his global ascendancy seems to be simply a matter of time. Indeed, since the release of his acclaimed debut album, Love Never Fails back in 2013, Jahméne has moved from strength to strength, barely taking...

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“My last record was a break up record and if I had to label this one I would call it a make up record. I’m making up with myself. making up for lost time. making up for everything I ever did and never did.” Adele is set to release 25, her highly anticipated new album,...

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2015 marks Blake Shelton’s 15th year in the industry; with a four year stint as a judge on The Voice, nine studio albums and thirty one singles under his belt, twenty of which have reached the number one spot on Billboard’s US Country Airplay charts, he’s had an illustrious career. Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits collects his...

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Film Review – Legend

October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Legend is the new film written and directed by Brian Helgeland (Mystic River), which chronicles the rise and fall of British gangsters, and “entrepreneurs”, Reggie and Ronnie Kray. Both here are played by Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road), who brings his A-game while doing double duty, although the film ultimately serves to showcase his...

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Interview: Little Boots

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a world where artists strive to express their creativity through their music, their record label can often be their biggest roadblock. Rather than leaving themselves in the hands of a major label, it’s becoming increasingly common for an artist to set out on their own terms and create their own record label. This is...

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Album Review: Rod Stewart – Another Country

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rod Stewart has been a prominent recording artist for over fifty years, and at age 70 he doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. His iconic raspy voice is what gives his music life and is instantly recognisable, once being called “the best white soul singer” by ‘Godfather of Soul’, James Brown. His 2013 album...

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Interview: The Riptide Movement

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the six years they have been making music, The Riptide Movement have transformed from a small scale indie-pop act into a veritable force to be reckoned with on the international stage. They have become real heavy hitters, but most impressively, they have never traded in their unique sound. There’s been no crossroads pact with...

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Album Review: Faithless – Faithless 2.0

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been 20 years since Faithless—comprised of rapper Maxi Jazz, DJ Sister Bliss and producer Rollo—first formed. Despite being largely inactive as a band since their final album The Dance Never Ends in 2010, they’re celebrating their milestone anniversary in a truly extravagant form with Faithless 2.0. Collecting their hit singles from over the years...

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Interview: V V Brown

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2013 singer-songwriter VV Brown dropped an album that surprised everyone – fans and industry insiders alike. Samson & Delilah was VV Browns first full length studio album since 2009’s Pop/RnB oriented debut, Travelling Like The Light and in place of upbeat pop hits we were introduced to a musician who had gone through a...

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Collective Soul, one of the most distinctive rock bands (and one of the best in my opinion) of the nineties, has returned this month with a brand new album – See What You Started By Continuing and as fans of the U.S band will agree – its a long overdue return for the outfit. Collective Soul...

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Interview: Ginger Minj

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing that Ginger Minj taught us during her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race, it’s that you should never underestimate a comedy queen. With a long career in comedy, theatre and pageantry, Ginger Minj shot straight to the top of the competition and finished as a finalist. Never mind the fact that missed...

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“I had to bring that up, because that was just weird” Ellie told the crowd last night at the Enmore Theatre about her recent pre-game performance in Melbourne at the Toyota AFL Grand Final on Saturday. Back on Australian shores and shrugging off a backlash from press, Ellie’s return hasn’t been met with praise and...

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