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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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Single Review: Ash – ‘Carnal Love’

August 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

In 2009, acclaimed rock band Ash decided release a collection of 26 digital singles, one every fortnight beginning 12th October 2009 and ending 27th September 2010. So far the collection has spawned 7 radio singles, the latest being the current release, Carnal Love, which takes the V spot in the series. Famous for hits including...

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Single Review: Pendulum – ‘Witchcraft’

August 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Australian dance metal outfit Pendulum have recently released their third studio album Immersion and taken from the record is the bands new single Witchcraft. Witchcraft is the second single to be taken from Immersion following the success of albums first release, Watercolour. Witchcraft is a furious track which mixes elements of techno and synth heavy...

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Leicestershire four-piece Kyte have been working hard over the past three years in the development of the bands sound and creating an electo and ambient rock record titled Dead Waves which saw its release this April. The band are now set to release the second single from the album, Designed For Damage. The quartet which is...

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Album Review: Verona Chard – Fever

July 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bristol born, Bath raised jazz songstress Verona Chard has released her new album Fever. Fever is a collection of jazz classics and interpretations with Chard covering songs by artists including Elton John, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim and Rodgers & Hart. Chard has a rather captivating voice and Fever gives her the perfect opportunity to swagger...

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When I heard that the legend that is Tom Jones was due to release a preach heavy religious album I found myself cringing at the prospect of such a thing. Further more there was the news of his own record label boss slating the forthcoming release to what looked like would be the brink of...

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