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With his X Factor presenting slot taking up a large portion of his weekly duties you would think that BBC Radio 2 presenter Dermot O’Leary would be absolutely exhausted by the end of the week but you would be wrong. In fact the Irish born hotties weekend antics are what keeps his engine in full...

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Album Review: Metallica and Lou Reed – Lulu

October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two of musics most iconic heavyweights unite this month for a treat for fans with the release of Lulu. The two acts in question is of course heavy metal gods Metallica and rock singer/songwriter Lou Reed who has been going strong over the past several decades as both a solo artist and front man of...

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Irish rock heavyweights U2 have long been regarded as the greatest band in the world. The four piece have achieved what many before them have failed to and what so many after them have tried to replicate, some coming rather close but none who have been able to match the force behind the Irish juggernaughts....

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Album Review: Erasure – Tomorrow’s World

October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

You have to admit – we all love a bit of camp every now and then! Erasure were one of the biggest pop exports of the mid to late eighties as they managed to knock out hit after hit and not only crafted but defined an era of music with their fun, energetic approach to...

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Steve Martin is probably better known for his acting and early stand up comedy than he is for his music, though that is beginning to change. As an iconic star of stage and screen he has graced many of the worlds most loved films of the past 30 years including Roxanne, Father Of The Bride...

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Cambridge based four piece indie outfit Isaac’s Aircraft are making their journey into the UK summer music scene with the release of Two Is A Crowd, the bands debut effort and with the melodic release they are off to a fine start. The band have also just taken home the gong for Best Indie/Rock at...

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Album Review: Mr Big – Bitter Streets

June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mr Big, not to be mistaken for the American soft rock band of the same name, have been kicking for the best part of four decades with each of the members having played together since the sixties. The band never really lifted off into mainstream prominence however have instead become quite a cult band over...

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German digital hardcore collective Atari Teenage Riot have just ended a successful tour of the UK in the lead up to new record Is This Hyperreal? Including a gig at London’s Islington Academy that was hailed one of the bands most electrifying performances to date the band have been busy putting the finishing touches on...

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Dananananaykroyd return this month with their brand spanking new record There Is A Way and the sextet of fight pop provide us with a sturdy follow up to the collectives 2009 debut release, Hey Everyone! Hailing from Glasgow Dananananaykroyd felt the warmth of the limelight after the band received positive critical reception for their introductory...

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Southampton indie pop collective Thomas Tantrum first came to light back in 2008 with the release of their self titled debut. The record was a reasonably successful venture for the band which allowed the act to rope in a sturdy fan-base that included fellow English musician Lily Allen and Glasvegas. Fast forward to 2011 and...

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Singer/songwriter and music legend Paul Simon’s career started back in the early sixties, rising to international fame as one half of American folk/rock duo Simon and Garfunkle. As part of the partnership Simon was garnished with several Grammy awards and in 1990 was inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame for the bands acheivements. Simon...

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Multi-talented composer and musician Phamie Gow has led a rather successful musical life as she approaches the release of her new recordĀ  Road Of A Loving Heart, which sees the light of day on Monday. Standing strong as Gow’s sixth record Road Of The Loving Heart combines Gow’s talents behind a piano with some delightfully...

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In the eighties there was one band that raised the bar so high that the very meaning of high standard was truly defined. That band was Depeche Mode and since their formation the successful English collective have redefined the way the electronica/new wave genre is made and heard. Depeche Mode was formed by music icon...

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