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Ive never really been a big follower of Katie Melua. Strange considering her sound is right up my alley. After hearing this track however it prompted me to buy several of Katie’s previous releases. The Flood is Katie’s first single from her fourth record The House. The song is packed to the brim with an atmospheric and...

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One Touch is the new single for Xenomania project Mini Viva. Formed in 2008 the duo consisting of Frankee Connolly and Britt Love bring together a song synth heavy and youthfully glitzy from the get-go. This is the duos third single following 2009’s I Left My Heart In Tokyo and I Wish both leaving no lasting...

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Take Note is the new single for urban hip hop duo Commission. Unfortunately this track doesn’t seem to have been written with a ‘hit’ in mind and is not one to take note of. The song is very repetitive for the most part to a slightly irritating level and the production is quite shabby though saying this it is...

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Berlin based Brit Jim Kroft has recently given us a taste of summer with the first of his labors One Sees The Sun. He now brings us the cool flavors of the season in the form of his debut album Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea. The days of 90’s Brit pop may...

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Having triumphantly sold out three consecutive gigs at the Shepherds Bush Empire The Temper Trap have been enjoying a successful year on the live scene. Originating from Melbourne, Australia, the band were catapulted into the international spotlight with the enormous single that is Sweet Disposition. The song was on constant rotation throughout all of 2009...

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Album Review: Willie Nelson – Country Music

April 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Always at the forefront of country music Willie Nelson is one of the most successful and most recorded country musicians in history. An icon in his own right in his time he has recorded more than 70 studio albums. Not many musicians can hold a torch to this guy. At 77 years of age Willie...

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Album Review: Boys Like Girls – Love Drunk

April 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Love Drunk is the sophomore album for Boys Like Girls. The band from Boston, Massachusetts are made up of 4 spritely rockers – Martin Johnson (Vocals/Guitar), Paul DiGiovanni (Lead Guitar), Bryan Donahue (Bass) and John Keefe (Drums). Title track Love Drunk was the first single from the album and did quite well chart-wise – hitting...

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Reef haven’t been around for a long time now. The Glastonbury band formed in 1993 and had a string of hits in the 90’s britpop era due largely to the infectious pop records the band produced such as Superhero, All I Want and the party anthem Place Your Hands as well as the distinctive vocals of front...

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First things first – Amy Winehouse and Duffy better watch their backs – there is a new boy in town and he is enough to rival the pair of them put together. Come and Get It is Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reeds third album and first major label release with Capitol Records following his first two independently...

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Flamboyant trio Fortune are a fairly unknown band outside of their home turf of Paris. The band have recently released their debut album Staring At The Ice Melt. Some people may already know the song Bully which has over the past 6 weeks received extensive radio play. The song has found a home on the...

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A lyrical rap-fest set over a melodic synth backdrop Drop The World is American rapper Lil Waynes 3rd single from his 2009 album Rebirth. Lil Wayne is an amazing rapper who has worked alongside the likes of Kanye West, Jay Z, Mary J Blige and Madonna and has very quickly found himself with an A-list...

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Professor Green, is a rapper that has come a long way in the the last 3 years. He was signed to Mike Skinners (of the The Streets fame) record label The Beats for a short period before winning the Jump Off MySpace rap battle tournemount in 2009 and in that time has even managed to...

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Album Review: Mirrorkicks – Mirrorkicks

April 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mirrorkicks release their self titled debut album on 19th April and for a debut its not too shabby indeed. The band have been kicking around since pre-puberty and you can tell because for a first attempt its pretty tight. Band mates Gerard de Waal (bass), Edwin Periera (guitar/vocals) along with brothers Anil (guitar/vocals) and Ingmar...

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