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‘Heartbreak’ by Lady Antebellum (Album)

June 26, 2017 in Music Reviews

With solo itches now fully scratched, the country-pop giants have regrouped and return with a strong and personal new record… Tags: , , , , ,

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‘Free And Easy’ by Oscar Dowling (Album)

June 23, 2017 in Music Reviews

Auckland-based Oscar Dowling, formerly of the noted indie-pop group New Gum Sarn, bares all on his melancholic debut solo album… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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‘This Land’ by Whetherman (Album)

June 18, 2017 in Music Reviews

It’s well worth listening to troubadour Nicholas Williams as he ponders the state of America on this nomadic folk record… Tags: , , , , ,

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‘Life’s What You Make It’ by Placebo (Single)

June 15, 2017 in Music Reviews

The androgynous rock legends return with a surprising and thought-provoking new single, video and tour. But what should we expect?… Tags: , , ,

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‘Hot Electrolytes’ by Love Ssega (Single)

June 14, 2017 in Music Reviews

The British-Ugandan’s latest track is a burst of fast-paced pop which promises to raise eyebrows and get your foot tapping… Tags: , , , , ,

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‘Who Dare’s’ by Circe’s Diner (Single)

June 9, 2017 in Music Reviews

With their unique timing and exquisite harmonies, this Bristol-based duo have used their voices to create an enchanting alt-folk moment… Tags: , , , ,

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‘Watercourse’ by Sea Pinks (Album)

June 5, 2017 in Music Reviews

The sixth album from Belfast’s dream-pop three-piece Sea Pinks is a bittersweet outing of jangling guitars, but with some surprises… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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‘Soulfire’ by Little Steven (Album)

June 5, 2017 in Music Reviews

Legendary artist Steven Van Zandt’s first solo album in nearly two decades sees him revisiting some of his finest songs… Tags: , , , , ,

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‘The Things I Should’ by Maria Kelly (EP)

May 29, 2017 in Music Reviews

After releasing a string of singles, Maria Kelly brings honesty and ethereal vibes to the table on her debut EP… Tags: , ,

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‘DOG’ by …And The Hangnails (Album)

May 28, 2017 in Music Reviews

Steven Reid and Martyn Fillingham are like two musical scientists striving to find the perfect formula – they might’ve succeeded… Tags: , , , ,

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‘Stars Tonight’ by Dig Deeper (EP)

May 22, 2017 in Music Reviews

The new EP from Einar, Øystein, Jørgen and Raymond is a welcoming remedy of expansive alt-rock that invites everyone in… Tags: , , , ,

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‘The Navigator’ by Hurray for the Riff Raff (Album)

May 21, 2017 in Music Reviews

Through this cinematic concept album, singer and songwriter Segarra takes us on a journey from New York to Puerto Rico… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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‘50:50 @ 50’ by Fairport Convention (Album)

May 16, 2017 in Music Reviews

The folk-rock veterans revisit a half-century’s-worth of back catalogue live and in the studio, with the most pleasing of results… Tags: ,

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‘Place’ by Goodwood Atoms (EP)

May 13, 2017 in Music Reviews

If precise and delicate indie-pop is your preferred listening, you’ll want to hear the latest record from this Canadian band… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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‘The Meetings Of The Waters’ by Fionn Regan (Album)

May 11, 2017 in Music Reviews

The Irishman’s first album in five years adds electronic tinges to his folk songwriting and sees him reaping the rewards… Tags: , , ,

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‘Easy’ by The Weeks (Album)

May 9, 2017 in Music Reviews

It’s an all too familiar equation: Southern-tinged guitar music, long hair, denim and a pair of brothers. Or is it?… Tags: , ,

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‘Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm’ by Robert Cray (Album)

May 8, 2017 in Music Reviews

The multi-award winning Georgia-born singer, songwriter and guitarist plays with and pays tribute to a few of his earliest heroes… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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‘Too Sorry For Any Sorrow’ by Mountain Bike (Album)

May 5, 2017 in Music Reviews

Though emanating from the Brussels garage rock scene, this gloriously esoteric album takes the listener on a wildly varied ride… Tags: , ,

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‘All That We Had, We Stole’ by Patch & The Giant (Album)

May 3, 2017 in Music Reviews

The folk quintet have been brewing their debut album for over two years and it might have just paid off… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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‘Tenderheart’ by Sam Outlaw (Album)

May 1, 2017 in Music Reviews

On his second album, this country star continues to marry southern Californian sunshine with enough twang to keep everyone happy… Tags: , , , , ,