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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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Single Review: Herve – ‘Blaze It’

June 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

As electronic music is slowly coming back to the forefront of mainstream music, DJ Herve has been given a warm welcoming with his electric mix of energetic, bass laden dance grooves. Taken from his club mix record Ghetto Bass 2, Blaze It is the DJ”s latest single and the track for the most part is...

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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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