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U2 – 360 At The Rose Bowl

June 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

In 2009 Ireland’s most successful band decided to try out a new kind of live experience. The concept: A four pronged steel arch in the worlds mega stadiums called the 360 tour. It was War of the Worlds meets pop. It was the first time a band had ever tested this out and being the...

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Hot on the heels of his Country Music record the king of country adds another notch to his record building belt with a collaboration with Texan big band Asleep at the Wheel for Willie and the Wheel. Nelson is used to recording countless records and I always find it incredible that he has to time...

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Built on the heavy heels of Neil Hannons masterful and intellectual desire to create musical poetic musings and witty records, The Divine Comedy have recently released to a gleeful DC fan base their new record Bang Goes The Knighthood. Topical and humorous, the album is another venture following from Neil’s ambitious rise into orchestral pop...

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Album Review: Ed Harcourt – Lustre

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Lustre is the fifth album for singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt who proves that being away for four years holds no crippling effect for musicians who can produce records like this. The Londoners last offering was 2006’s The Beautiful Lie. Lustre offers a lot in terms of creative songwriting intellegence as well as Ed’s perfectly crafted musical...

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Album Review: Burns – European Sex Music

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

With an impressive collection of remixes for the likes of The Gossip, Kano and Empire of the Sun garnishing his CV, European Sex Music is up and coming brit electronic artist Burns first record spanning 2CDs of electro-dance and underground house remixes. At the age of 24 the remix guru has built a reputation around...

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Jimi Hendrix is considered the greatest electric guitarist is history. By the time of his death at the age of 27 he had built up an impressive catalogue that remains iconic and symbolic of a generation and is still as popular today as the days of Woodstock. This week a new collection of Hendrix’s most...

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Album Review: Sophie Delila – Hooked

June 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Paris raised singer-songwriter Sophie Delila’s 2008 album is finally being released in the UK this month and its about time because this is a real treat of a record. Hooked has already been released throughout Europe and the album is a mix of cool pop, smooth R&B and sassy jazz numbers – unsurprising for a...

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Album Review: Ann Scott – Flo

June 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Irish musician Ann Scott is back with her latest and most melancholic album to date, Flo which is released this week. Flo sets the scene for a poetic journey through folk/indie at its depressive extreme. Gentle finger picking overlapped with some deep, haunting strings is the mood on this record. Ann clearly has a gift for...

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Album Review: Lights – The Listening

May 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rising from the streets of the Toronto new wave scene, Lights (or Valerie Anne Poxleitner as her folks know her) is about to explode into the UK charts with her recently released debut album titled The Listening. The record is a strong collection of crisp and excellently composed original retro synth numbers which propels Lights...

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It’s not that often that a giant of rap and a reggae legend get together to collaborate on a shared headline album. Usually it’s for a one-off track with a ‘featuring’ connection to the title, but when U.S rapper Nas and Jamaican reggae star Damian Marley decided to do just that, the result – Distant...

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Album Review: Pendulum – Immersion

May 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Australian six piece Pendulum have become near leaders of the underground drum & bass genre over the short space of 5 years. Their breakthrough debut Hold Your Colour got them international attention while sophomore juggernaut In Silico added justification to the bands rise in popularity. Pendulum are now back with new bass monster Immersion and...

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The big film of the moment in the spirit of previous hits such as Save The Last Dance and Honey is new dance flick StreetDance and the highly anticipated 3D extravaganza is paired with an equally impressive soundtrack which hits the record stores today. The soundtrack is a collection of well fitting floor fillers from...

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Marti Pellow is in a league of true and undeniably talented British entertainers known the world over. Suave, charming, handsome and versatile he is a man who has done it all – Front-man of the hugely successful and record breaking band Wet Wet Wet, West End and Broadway lead in shows including Chicago and The...

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