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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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Arriving at the Natural History Museum at around 18.30pm I wasn’t sure what to expect from a performance at the venue. I knew there was a Music Day event of some sort taking place and was pleased to see that the performances were to be held outdoors, showcasing some of musics new and rising talent....

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Rubylux are a fairly new band consisting of four bright and spritely lads from Brighton’s buzzing music scene and are now also one of the UK’s brightest up and coming bands. Their debut album Fake Control was released at the start of the month and on its first day was catapulted to the Top 20....

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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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Singer/songwriter and chamber popster Ed Harcourt’s latest venture in poetic self assessment came to fruition with his latest release Lustre which seen its release this month. To follow the albums release Ed has been on the road promoting the record and added a date at Wilton’s Music Hall on Friday 18th June to perform songs...

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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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