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Single Review: Pendulum – ‘The Island’

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pendulum have had a succession of popular releases over these past few months as the band become accustomed to the sweet smell of success at the helm of powerfully created and dedicated records of dance metal. The bands earlier beginnings centred around underground drum and bass however as the band has grown so has their...

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Skunk Anansie – Wonderlustre

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Skunk Anansie first came to our attention back in 1995 with the release of their debut record Paranoid and Sunburnt. It was in 1996 however that the band made waves on the international scene with the massive single Hedonism and the bands second album, Stoosh. The album garnished the band with critical and commercial acclaim...

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Single Review: Example – ‘Last Ones Standing’

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Elliot Gleave, or as we know him, Example, has released his latest single this week titled Last Ones Standing, a track produced by Swedish pop experimentalist, Bjorn Yttling, and a swift follow up to the monster chart hit Kickstarts. Starting off on the right foot, Example is a fairly new addition to the mainstream UK...

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Album Review: Paul Heaton – Acid Country

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Notable as the front-man of the successful Beautiful South and the Housemartins, Paul Heaton has released his third solo record this week titled Acid Country. Venturing into solodom for a third time, Paul Heaton’s latest release, Acid Country, his first since 2008’s The Cross Eyed Rambler, infuses elements of country, blue eyed soul and jazz with his...

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Prince of Darkness and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne has this week released his latest single Life Won’t Wait on Epic Records following the lead single release of Let Me Hear You Scream, both taken from Osbourne’s parent record, Scream. Life Won’t Wait sees the singer trading in his aggressive and belligerent persona in a...

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Album Review: Thea Gilmore – Murphy’s Law

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Oxfordshire born folk singer songwriter Thea Gilmore has been in the game for over ten years now and in that time has established herself as an acclaimed artist on the folk/pop circle after releases such as Songs From The Gutter, last years Strange Communion and her 1998 debut, Burning Dorothy and in that time gained...

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Album Review: James – The Morning After

September 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Formed way back in 1982, Brit-pop rockers James have enjoyed an almost 30 year career as one of the founders of Britain’s indie popularity. Having enjoyed their peak in the nineties, the band have created some remarkable records including Laid, Come Home and Sit Down. After the bands April 2010 release of The Night Before,...

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Throughout the past 25 years, New Zealand’s Crowded House have gone on to become a musical institution. The band have enjoyed incredible success thanks to the meticulous and unrivaled songwriting talents of front man, Neil Finn. Iconic songs like Don’t Dream It’s Over, Better Be Home Soon, Fall At Your Feet,  Four Seasons In One...

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Album Review: The Charlatans – Who We Touch

September 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Having survived their fair share of downfalls and dud releases throughout the years as well as the death of keyboardist Rob Collins in the nineties, The Charlatans are an indie spectacle that are still able to make anthemic and credible records after a career covering over 20 years. Though the days of number one singles...

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Single Review: Goldfrapp – ‘Believer’

September 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

With their first tour in two years kicking off in November, electro-fantasy dance duo Goldfrapp are set to release single number three from their latest record titled Believer on September 6th. Though I think it isnt an easy task to recreate the success of the bands juggernaut 2005 album Supernature, which gained them international attention,...

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Back in 1982, Phil Collins was the voice behind an incredible number one cover of You Can’t Hurry Love, originally and also a number one hit by Diana Ross and the Supremes. Almost 30 years on, Collins is at the cover machine again and 2010 sees the veteran of pop tapping back into Motown soul...

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Album Review: Kirsty Almeida – Pure Blue Green

September 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pure Blue Green is the stunning debut album from one of the UK’s finest singers and eccentric entertainers, Kirsty Almeida. Hot on the heels of Almeida’s recent single release, Spider, Pure Blue Green is a full length glimpse into the wonder and sublime genius of one of the industry’s latest talent discoveries. With the whimsical...

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Seeing it’s release over the past week, Bright Lights is the new single created via a collaboration between DJ Die and Interface who have teamed up with the smooth croonings of vocalist William Cartright. Oozing with  indifference from the get go, Bright Lights begins as a mellow almost late 80’s slow jam before lifting off...

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