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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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Kassidy are Scotland’s latest sons of commercial folk who have been enjoying mainstream success since their formation back in 2008. Following the release of Rubbergum EP Vol. 1, Kassidy have been busy creating their swift follow up, Rubbergum EP Vol. 2, which saw its release on August 16th. Kassidy refine folk music and play their...

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Single Review: Lissie – ‘Cuckoo’

August 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Smoky voiced Illinois singer Lissie’s second single When I’m Alone seems to have been on constant radio rotation over these past few summer weeks with her debut album Catching A Tiger proving to be one of the seasons favorite releases. Blessed with a stunning and unassisted voice similar to the distinct whisperings of Fleetwood Mac...

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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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