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BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day two with Big Boy Bloater, Marcus Bonfanti, Andy Fairweather and many more

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day two with Big Boy Bloater, Marcus Bonfanti, Andy Fairweather and many more

This year’s BluesFest is beautifully varied in form, age and talent. It continued in style on day two, coupling award-winning bygone favourites with up-and-coming sensations. Elgar Room Circumnavigating the main auditorium, Georgie Fame [read more]

The Coral – The Curse of Love | Album review

The Coral – The Curse of Love
ALBUM REVIEW

From an artistic perspective, whenever a commodity is superseded by the word lost it’s usually done so to evoke interest in a presumably lacklustre concept among an otherwise wealthy catalogue. It’s a cheap marketing ploy that drags [read more]

Taylor Swift – 1989 | Album review

Taylor Swift – 1989
ALBUM REVIEW

If you’ve never found yourself enjoying a Taylor Swift song even a little bit, you’re a rare breed. Swift’s global fame, seven Grammy awards and two of her albums selling over two million copies in their opening weeks speak for [read more]

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day one with Ben Poole, Mike Sanchez, Dan Owen and many more

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day one with Ben Poole, Mike Sanchez, Dan Owen and many more

Think festival season is over? Think again. After a successful inaugural year in 2013, the Royal Albert Hall once again opens its numerous doors to BluesFest: a rock ‘n’ rolling, boogie-woogie celebration of all things rhythm [read more]

Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were | Album review

Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
ALBUM REVIEW

Ben Howard’s latest collection is his most stunning work to date. From start to finish, he has effortlessly created a perfect, awe-inspiring piece of art that reminds listeners why he is one of Britain’s shining stars in the music [read more]

Jessie J – Sweet Talker| Album review

Jessie J – Sweet Talker
ALBUM REVIEW

Sweet Talker is Jessie J’s third studio album and demonstrates her continual growth as both a songwriter and vocalist. She has shown her clear understanding of music, the music industry and the intricacies of being a singer as judge [read more]

Jessie Ware – Tough Love | Album review

Jessie Ware – Tough Love
ALBUM REVIEW

If you spend an unholy amount of time listening to Radio 1, then chances are you’ve had the name Jessie Ware drilled into your head by now. If not, then it’s time for you to do some research and get to know the London-born [read more]

Danny and the Champions of the World at Dingwalls | Live review

Danny and the Champions of the World at Dingwalls
LIVE REVIEW

Family-orientated Danny Wilson wears his heart on his sleeve – both metaphorically and literally, as on Friday night he fashioned a grey shirt with heart patterns. He is a man of the people with a genuine quality and consumes his [read more]

Little Noise Sessions: David Gray at Union Chapel | Live review

Little Noise Sessions: David Gray at Union Chapel
LIVE REVIEW

The Little Noise sessions in Union Chapel hosted a worldly and wise David Gray on Thursday, back after four years with album Mutineers. The British singer/songwriter took to the stage as headliner of the Mencap concert after curator Jo [read more]

The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom | Live review

The Amazing Snakeheads at Electric Ballroom
LIVE REVIEW

The air inside Camden’s Electric Ballroom on Thursday evening is humid with anticipation and a meniscus of tensile energy waiting to somehow be punctured. Since releasing their debut album Amphetamine Ballads in April 2014, The Amazing [read more]

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