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Single Review: Macy Gray – ‘The Sellout’

August 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hot on the footsteps of the albums lead single, Lately, US superstar Macy Gray is set to release the albums second single and title track, The Sellout. The Sellout is Gray’s first album in three years and has already proven to be a UK success for the raspy voiced singer who first won the worlds...

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Superbad’s Michael Cera is a one of the years teen film favorites and the acting industry’s brightest new stars and adding further justification to that statement, August welcomes the release of Cera’s latest project, which is already proving to be the years most anticipated teen rock headbangers, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World. Of course a...

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With numerous festival dates throughout the year including a slot at the upcoming 2010 Bestival in September, warming up the stage for The Prodigy as well as recently completing a successful 15 date live tour, DJ double act Chase and Status have surely made their mark quickly in the music arena with the big wigs...

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Single Review: Klaxons – ‘Echoes’

August 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

After an almost three year hiatus from the public eye, the UK’s favorite sons of alternative rock, Klaxons, are back this month with the release of their first record since 2007’s debut Myths of the Near Future. The bands debut record, which spawned the hit singles Magick, Golden Skans and It’s Not Over Yet, won...

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Following the recent release of his debut single Tapdance, The Blue Eyed Shark Experiment releases the outstanding parent album and tasty soundtrack to the soon to be fading summer sunshine, The Fluffer. The years have been turbulent for the worldly musician. From losing his father at the the age of eight through to being diagnosed...

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After an eight year live absence as the famous duo and a new studio album pencilled in for early 2011, Swedens hook heavy pop juggernaut, Roxette, are back on the road with a series of European concerts throughout August and September of 2010. Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle formed Roxette back in 1986 and went...

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Album Review: Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

August 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

I have to admit that I was a little hesitant about Arcade Fire’s latest offering, The Suburbs. I have never really had any inclination to becoming part of the Canadian indie groups fan-base, particularly after a rude encounter with the ginger locked string maestro, Richard Reed Parry, back in 2006 rather scarred my opinion of...

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With crossover country having become increasingly popular over the past ten years with the likes of multi-million selling superstars including Faith Hill, Taylor Swift and the leader of the surge, Shania Twain, all adapting to the cycle of change and evolving into some of musics most influential and lucrative exports, Nashville’s Lady Antebellum has emerged...

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The Return of Roxette

August 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Back in the eighties when synth-fueled pop records and power ballads reigned supreme, there was one band that was a step ahead of the rest. That band’s name was Roxette. Consisting of singer Marie Fredriksson, with her distinctive and impeccably emotive vocals and signature cropped bleach blonde hair and Per Gessle, the man behind the...

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Single Review: Laura Steel – ‘Feedback’

August 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

With an abundance of electrically charged pop divas on the scene over the last twelve months you would think the world would have had its fill of bubblegum pop and electro-pop princesses. Thankfully that’s not the case because if it was the world would be missing out on pop’s latest songbird. With an album due...

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Having been on the live circuit and recording scene for seven years now, Canadian indie quintet Arcade Fire are on the verge of releasing their new record The Suburbs and with its first single We Used To Wait seeing its release this week, the band are set to ignite the flames once again with their...

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Cleethorpes indie trio, Orphan Boy, have recently released their new single Popsong which provided us with a catchy and melodic teaser into what’s in store with the bands latest album, Passion, Pain and Loyalty which saw its release this week. Popsong is a great release for the fairly newbie band and the parent record is...

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Pop newbie The Blue Eyed Shark Experiment’s debut record The Fluffer can be seen on the horizon but prior to the record hitting UK stores later this month we are treated to a teaser for the record in the form of lead single Tapdance which saw its release this week. Beginning with an eloquent piano...

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