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As with most celebrated days of the year we are offered a range of albums or collections that boldly recognise the special occasion and Valentines Day is no exception. While flowers and chocolates reign supreme when it comes to gifts for a loved one on the special day, the gift of music is also never...

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Album Review: Teddy Thompson – Bella

January 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Having already made a solid mark on the folk scene with his previous four studio albums, the UK’s Teddy Thompson is back this week with the release of album number five – Bella. The follow up to 2008’s UK Top Ten record, A Piece Of What You Need,  this latest offering is already gaining momentum with its...

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Album Review: Pearl Jam – Live On Ten Legs

January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Alternative rock gods Pearl Jam celebrate twenty years as one of musics most influential collectives this year with the release of their latest live compilation, Live On Ten Legs. The band are no strangers to releasing live recordings. A bootleg series of live performances has kept a smile on many of Pearl Jam’s fans faces...

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Album Review: Flo Rida – Only One Flo (Part 1)

December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Flo Rida returns this month with his latest offering, Only One Flo (Part 1). The short playing collection boosts 8 killers tracks of electro laced, hip-hop delicacies. Only One Flo (Part 1) eases the rappers way back into the spotlight with an abridged collection of 8 well proportioned and consistently crafted hip hop numbers. The...

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Album Review: Leni Ward – Hope

December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Leni Ward has been making waves on the UK music scene over the past few months with the release of the singers debut single I Want My Heart Back getting some significant radio play and launching the songbird into a life of promotion and touring leading up to the release of the singles parent record,...

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Album Review: Roll Deep – The Winner Stays On

November 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

2010 has been a prosperous year for 8 piece hip hop maestros Roll Deep and the success train doesn’t seem to be running out of steam anytime soon as the flavorsome collective have this month released a definitive record of monster tracks in the form of their 4th studio album, The Winner Stays On. Already...

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Album Review: Ray Davies – See My Friends

November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Kinks front man and founder Ray Davies has been a legend in the music industry for almost 50 years now. Rocking the radio waves in the era of flamboyance and social revolution, The Kinks brought to the world an expansive catalogue of chart toppers that garnished the outfit with commercial success and critical acclaim from...

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Album Review: Herve – Cheap Thrills Volume 2

November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Electronic heavyweight producer, artist and remixer Herve unleashed a mammoth collection of mashed up dance tracks when he released the first volume of his Cheap Thrills collections. A year on the dance floor prince is back with a new set of beefed up remixes cut and pasted together and shown off on his new glossy...

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Album Review: Groove Armada – White Light

November 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Known the world over as one of the greatest electronic duos, Tom Findlay and Andy Cato, or Groove Armada as we know them, return with their latest collection of beat loaded dance originals in the tasty form of White Light. Married up perfectly to the acts previous 2009 Black Light release, White Light sees Groove...

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Back in the mid nineties when Brit pop held the UK charts and music scene hostage with the likes of Oasis, Blur, Charlatans and Kula Shaker all playing their part in the rise of the genre, one band made a considerable impact very early on. Cast emerged from Liverpool in 1992 and their debut release,...

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Album Review: Status Quo – Live At The BBC

October 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

The phenomenon that is Status Quo have been an unbeatable force in the music industry for the past 48 years. Having formed in 1962, the band have released 28 studio album and 77 singles including In The Army Now and the bands signature hit, Rockin’ All Over The World, throughout their impressive career. With such...

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This month marked a new venture for legendary glam rocker Elton John and his latest release, a collaboration with Oklahoma music veteran Leon Russell titled The Union, gives the singer his 30th studio album. Russell met John after one of the Brits icons earliest US performances and the collaboration between the two has been a...

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Album Review: Michael Lee – Face Forward

October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Originating from the depths of Longwick, England, singer/songwriter Michael Lee proves that even from the quietest places in the world, talent finds its way out and this is proven by the musician, who cites credible key players in the industry such as Sting, Jeff Buckley and US rock band Incubus as major influences. With this...

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