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Mark Ronson – Uptown Special | Album review

Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
ALBUM REVIEW

English DJ and hit-maker Mark Ronson is best known for producing Grammy Award-winning albums for Amy Winehouse (Back to Black) and Adele (19). But Ronson’s latest album Uptown Special is designed to be a blockbuster in its own [read more]

The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World | Album review

The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
ALBUM REVIEW

The Decemberists have been greatly missed during the four years since the release of The King Is Dead. It was the Portland, Oregon indie-folk darlings’ last long player, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard chart and garnered [read more]

Fall Out Boy at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review

Fall Out Boy at Islington Assembly Hall
LIVE REVIEW

Fall Out Boy is a band that’s undergone more transformation than Rene Zellweger’s face. Starting as underground emo kings they soon discovered a talent for developing the more poppy side of their music, with From Under the Cork [read more]

Belle and Sebastian – Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance | Album review

Belle and Sebastian – Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
ALBUM REVIEW

Belle and Sebastian is band that sometimes slips under the radar, but actually has a pretty successful track record. With a dedicated fan base of varying ages and fairly consistent praise from critics, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance is [read more]

Echosmith – Talking Dreams | Album review

Echosmith – Talking Dreams
ALBUM REVIEW

The catchy component of indie pop can mean the crossover is inevitable. A prime example is Echosmith’s debut album Talking Dreams. When forming an identity around Echosmith, age is typically the factor that stands out. Considering [read more]

Paolo Nutini at the O2 Arena | Live review

Paolo Nutini at the O2 Arena
LIVE REVIEW

Paolo Nutini is rather quiet – at least when it comes to talking. He much rather plays music instead, and fills the O2 Arena for a good two hours with his repertoire, spanning songs from all his three albums. With this concert, the [read more]

Joe Cocker: farewell to a musical legend

Joe Cocker: farewell to a musical legend

Today the music world bid farewell to a legend. Joe Cocker has died at age 70 after a long battle with cancer. Known for his iconic gritty voice, the Sheffield-born former gas fitter had a career spanning over 40 years and numerous [read more]

Joe  Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker, an indomitable music force, passed away on the 22nd December from lung cancer. His agent Barrie Marshall confirmed the news referring to him as “without a doubt the greatest rock/soul voice to come out of Britain.” [read more]

Celestial Shore – Enter Ghost | Album review

Celestial Shore – Enter Ghost
ALBUM REVIEW

The schizophrenic complexities of math rock were accurately presented last year in Brooklyn-based Celestial Shore’s debut album 10x, although it was the additional sum of surf rock, experimentation, psychedelic journeys that recalled [read more]

Madness at the O2 Arena | Live review

Madness at the O2 Arena
LIVE REVIEW

Madness have always been fascinating: they have anthems that seem to last forever but also slightly border on the novelty, perhaps not helped by that fact that the majority of their fans seems to be fancy dress-wearing dads. Tonight the [read more]

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