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Rising Brighton 6 piece Sweet Sweet Lies are preparing themselves for the release of their debut album, The Hare, the Hound and The Tortoise,which hits the marker on Monday 20th February. The Hare, the Hound and The Tortoise is a collection where talent flows thick. Each and every track making up the meaty 12 song...

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Album Review: Metallica – Beyond Magnetic

February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Metallica seem to be a bit of a mixed bag these days when it comes to album releases. As the undisputed juggernaughts of metal the band have gifted us with some of music’s most inspiring and influential recordings over the past 30 years, however, with the abismal (and much slated) collaborative effort with The Velvet...

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Album Review: Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

January 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A lot of hype has surrounded New York raised singer Lana Del Rey over these past few months. Now one of the most talked about breakthrough acts, nominated for three awards at next months Brits, Del Rey found it very difficult in the beginning to stike a deal with any one of the many US...

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Perhaps an unfamiliar name to most over here in the UK, New York born/Colorado raised country singer Gretchen Peters is about to make big waves on British shores in an attempt to gain a wider fanbase. With the likes of Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift helping make country music more ‘cool’ to listen to the...

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Following the release of his 2010 debut record, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Berlin based, British singer/songwriter Jim Kroft returns with his fantastic sophomore release The Hermit and the Hedonist and with this latest 11 track collection the musician proves he is no one-hit wonder. Pulling out all the stops for The...

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Album Review: Rodrigo y Gabriela – Area 52

January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mexican musical phenomenon Rodrigo y Gabriela return this month with the lastest in an ever expanding catalogue of well crafted and splendourous releases with the spicey package that is Area 52, the duo’s third studio album which sees its release on Monday 23rd January. Discovered on the streets of Ireland while making a living as...

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Album Review: Slow Moving Millie – Renditions

December 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Slow Moving Millie is the name that has been cast upon Liverpudlian songbird Amelia Warner. You may know the name already as the successful actress cast in films including Quills and Aeon Flux or perhaps for her past marriage to Hollywood heartthrob Colin Farrell. The singer is now making a name for herself under the...

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Who can forget the eighties! Ok so it was a time that saw far too many fashion casualties, offered not only acceptance but also encouragement to some of the worst hair styles of all time and brought us some of music’s most displeasing however the decade also paved the way for synth based electro pop...

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Album Review: Patrick Wolf – Brumalia

November 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

With not even five months between releases alternative pop prince Patrick Wolf is back with another addition to his ever growing catalogue. This latest offering is Wolf’s fifth studio release but instead of being a full length album, after all his previous record Lupercalia has barely had time to settle within our music collections, the...

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Album Review: Chris Cornell – Songbook

November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog front man and critically acclaimed solo rock legend Chris Cornell releases his new record this month following a tour that has taken the musician to all corners of the US. Songbook is the musicians fourth solo record and plays a live role within the stars already hefty catalogue...

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Album Review: Charlene Soraia – Moonchild

November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the current music scene feeling pretty dire of late there is always the odd act that slips through the net and creates a buzz so intense that it brightens the dullness of the cloud tainted winter days. Charlene Soraia is such an act that has come along and pricked our ears up to the...

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Fairport Convention vocalist and folk songwriter Sandy Denny may well have passed away some 33 years ago however with a new collaborative venture the musicians spirit and music is still alive and kicking with a spectacular release carried by her Oxfordshire singer songwriter equivalent Thea Gilmore. That release is Don’t Stop Singing, a collaborative collection...

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Following the release of the bands recent studio record Welcome Home Armegeddon, heavy hardcore rockers Funeral For a Friend unleash on us just a little more of their rebellious fury in the form of a tight nine track EP titled See You All In Hell. But this release is so much more than just your...

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