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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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Hackney born rapper Professor Green releases his much anticipated latest record Alive Till I’m Dead this week and with a couple of tasty singles already having made a triumphant impact in the charts this year, the record has got off to a successful start. Alive Till I’m Dead puts to good use Green’s contacts within...

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Kansas born singer Janelle Monae is no stranger to dramatics. Born and raised in Kansas City she moved to New York at an early age to enroll in the prestigious and prolific, American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Deciding to leave behind her aspirations of a career on Broadway, Monae left the Big Apple for pastures new...

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Back in the heyday of the late 90’s Britpop scene, Kula Shaker were due to become the next big thing. They had a blast of success with the release of their 1996 debut number one record, K, and the album seemed like the perfect induction into the world of excess. The band even overtook the...

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Album Review: Dr John – Tribal

June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dr John seems to have been around forever. With a career spanning six decades he is a true veteran of a genre that he has played a significant role in keeping alive. The New Orleans R&B virtuoso presents us this week with his new record titled Tribal and though it’s a predictable release from the...

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Album Review: The Ghost – War Kids

June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hailing from the Faroe Islands, electronic/indie newbies The Ghost, made up of Filip Mortensen (vocals) and Urbanus Olsen (electronics), are set to explode onto the UK music scene with the release of their debut album War Kids this week following the successful introduction of the albums first single City Lights. The band were acknowledged by...

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Somalian born musician K’Naan first came to international light back in 2004 with his debut My Life Is A Movie and the 32 year old hip hop poet has had a successful run leading up to today with his latest release Troubadour – Champion Edition. Troubadour was originally unleashed on the world in 2009. It’s...

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New York glam rockers Semi Precious Weapons commit to the mainstream with their new record You Love You which has been released this week. Packing a rhinestone gloved punch the album is shimmering garage glam and dirty rock by the bucketful. The band are swiftly making the rise from obscurity to household name with their...

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Album Review: Lissie – Catching A Tiger

June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Catching A Tiger is the remarkable debut album for American folk/rock songbird Lissie released in the UK on July 21st. Condensed into 12 incredible tracks Catching a Tiger is one of the best debuts to be released so far this year and without a doubt the best in the folk genre for the past couple....

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Album Review: Ozzy Osbourne – Scream

June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ozzy Osbourne’s career has had its ups and downs in pretty extreme measures. Once the bat eating Black Sabbath rocker, his solo accomplishments have varied and his years partitioned between a heavy metal icon musings and reality telly selling out. Three years after the release of his last record, Black Rain, the veteran of darkness is back...

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Following the alternative country rock record that was 2008’s Ode To Sunshine, San Diego four piece Delta Spirit bring us another collection of American soul in the form of sophomore album History From Below. Named by Q Magazine as one of the best new acts in the world, Delta Spirit are known for creating an...

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Album Review: Rubylux – Fake Control

June 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Brighton’s Rubylux are an impressive four piece band emerging with a distinctive sound of electronic and acoustic space pop. Their debut album, Fake Control, took 6 months to record in northern France and the end result has already created quite a buzz outside of their almost-cult following. The band have been enjoying a successful few...

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Album Review: Macy Gray – The Sellout

June 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

US Pop/R&B diva Macy Gray is back this week after a long hiatus away from the glitz and glamor of stardom with killer comeback album The Sellout. As a fan of Macy this album gets me very excited and after my first listen I wasn’t disappointed. It’s a top quality comeback that would make anyone proud...

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