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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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Katie Melua is no stranger to a whimsical ballad. From moving numbers like her signature The Closest Thing To Crazy and the Eva Cassidy duet What a Wonderful World, Katie has maintained her reputation of being one of the UK’s most loved and emotive vocalists of the past decade. After a number of years working...

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Sweden’s treasured sons of dance, Swedish House Mafia, pull out all the stops with their latest progressive electro house single, One, which will be released in the UK on July 26th. Swedish House Mafia is made up of DJ dance trio Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso who over the few years have developed an...

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Billed as the headline for Wednesday’s Golddust evening at Hoxton Bar and Kitchens intimate showcase space, Tennessee born singer Lauren Pritchard took the opportunity among a busy touring and promoting schedule to play to a small crowd a set of songs from her upcoming debut record, Wasted in Jackson. No stranger to the London circuit,...

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Hackney born rapper Professor Green releases his much anticipated latest record Alive Till I’m Dead this week and with a couple of tasty singles already having made a triumphant impact in the charts this year, the record has got off to a successful start. Alive Till I’m Dead puts to good use Green’s contacts within...

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With one of the most distinctive voices of any female in pop music Macy Gray is back with her latest album The Sellout which throws her back into the ring with the big guns. Absent from the scene for a couple of years but with singles like I Try along with Grammy award winning parent...

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Scouting For Girls have had a pretty impressive year so far. With the release of their number one album, Everybody Wants To Be On TV, these scouts have been top of the pops with their brand of radio friendly pop hits. I’d never found myself overly excited about any of the bands previous releases until...

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American Idol glam rocker Adam Lambert is back with us this month with the follow up to the huge debut smash single, For Your Entertainment. Taken from the singers debut album, also titled For Your Entertainment, this time the eccentric rocker does it ballad style with a number co-penned by US superstar P!nk titled Whataya Want...

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Soul and electronic artist Jamie Lidell has recently released his latest record Compass and from the album comes the new single I Wanna Be Your Telephone. The record is the musicians latest delve into futuristic pop and has long time friend and collaborator, Beck, at the producers helm. Lidell, who originates from Cambridgeshire and moved to...

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Futuristic pop ensemble The Pipettes are building on the success of the bands 2006 debut record We Are The Pipettes with their infectious and spacey new single Call Me which sees its release this week and the track is a full-on injection of power pop at its retro best. Call Me is the second single...

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Single Review: Plan B – ‘Prayin’

July 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Following the mammoth number single She Said, from sophomore album The Defamation Of Strickland Banks, London rapper-turned-singer Plan B’s new single, Prayin’, hits the shelves this week and its a cracker of a track. The third single to be taken from one of 2010’s biggest records, Prayin’ is the next chapter in concept record which tells the story of a...

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Mark Ronson is back on the scene with his new record over the coming months appropriately titled Record Collection and with it comes his new project, The Business INTL, and the release of his first single from the album, Bang Bang Bang. An 80’s synth infused toe tapper, the Brit award winning DJ and producer has called on the talents of...

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