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The Posies – Blood/Candy

September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Having been around for the best part of three decades, The Posies return with a brand new record titled Blood/Candy. Their first release since 2005’s Every Kind Of Light, Bloody/Candy sees The Posies develop further on their envious songwriting craftmanship and delve deeper and more thoroughly into the essence of what great music should sound...

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Soundgarden – Telephantasm

September 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Seattle’s finest in grunge rock, Soundgarden, make a triumphant return this month with the release of a definitive greatest hits collection titled Telephantasm. Soundgarden have been a popular staple in the grunge genre since their formation back in 1984 and over their 13 year career the band had raked up sales in excess of twenty million...

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Skunk Anansie – Wonderlustre

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Skunk Anansie first came to our attention back in 1995 with the release of their debut record Paranoid and Sunburnt. It was in 1996 however that the band made waves on the international scene with the massive single Hedonism and the bands second album, Stoosh. The album garnished the band with critical and commercial acclaim...

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Album Review: Paul Heaton – Acid Country

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Notable as the front-man of the successful Beautiful South and the Housemartins, Paul Heaton has released his third solo record this week titled Acid Country. Venturing into solodom for a third time, Paul Heaton’s latest release, Acid Country, his first since 2008’s The Cross Eyed Rambler, infuses elements of country, blue eyed soul and jazz with his...

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Album Review: Thea Gilmore – Murphy’s Law

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Oxfordshire born folk singer songwriter Thea Gilmore has been in the game for over ten years now and in that time has established herself as an acclaimed artist on the folk/pop circle after releases such as Songs From The Gutter, last years Strange Communion and her 1998 debut, Burning Dorothy and in that time gained...

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Album Review: James – The Morning After

September 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Formed way back in 1982, Brit-pop rockers James have enjoyed an almost 30 year career as one of the founders of Britain’s indie popularity. Having enjoyed their peak in the nineties, the band have created some remarkable records including Laid, Come Home and Sit Down. After the bands April 2010 release of The Night Before,...

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Album Review: The Charlatans – Who We Touch

September 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Having survived their fair share of downfalls and dud releases throughout the years as well as the death of keyboardist Rob Collins in the nineties, The Charlatans are an indie spectacle that are still able to make anthemic and credible records after a career covering over 20 years. Though the days of number one singles...

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Album Review: Kirsty Almeida – Pure Blue Green

September 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pure Blue Green is the stunning debut album from one of the UK’s finest singers and eccentric entertainers, Kirsty Almeida. Hot on the heels of Almeida’s recent single release, Spider, Pure Blue Green is a full length glimpse into the wonder and sublime genius of one of the industry’s latest talent discoveries. With the whimsical...

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Superbad’s Michael Cera is a one of the years teen film favorites and the acting industry’s brightest new stars and adding further justification to that statement, August welcomes the release of Cera’s latest project, which is already proving to be the years most anticipated teen rock headbangers, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World. Of course a...

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Following the recent release of his debut single Tapdance, The Blue Eyed Shark Experiment releases the outstanding parent album and tasty soundtrack to the soon to be fading summer sunshine, The Fluffer. The years have been turbulent for the worldly musician. From losing his father at the the age of eight through to being diagnosed...

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Album Review: Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

August 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

I have to admit that I was a little hesitant about Arcade Fire’s latest offering, The Suburbs. I have never really had any inclination to becoming part of the Canadian indie groups fan-base, particularly after a rude encounter with the ginger locked string maestro, Richard Reed Parry, back in 2006 rather scarred my opinion of...

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Cleethorpes indie trio, Orphan Boy, have recently released their new single Popsong which provided us with a catchy and melodic teaser into what’s in store with the bands latest album, Passion, Pain and Loyalty which saw its release this week. Popsong is a great release for the fairly newbie band and the parent record is...

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Album Review: Verona Chard – Fever

July 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bristol born, Bath raised jazz songstress Verona Chard has released her new album Fever. Fever is a collection of jazz classics and interpretations with Chard covering songs by artists including Elton John, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim and Rodgers & Hart. Chard has a rather captivating voice and Fever gives her the perfect opportunity to swagger...

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