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Album Review: Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

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Album Review: Madonna – Madame X

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Album Review: Band of Gold – Where’s the Magic

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A nostalgic and powerful revival of an old classic. As a young, naive Taylor Swift entered the music industry in 2005, she signed a contract with Big Machine which was arguably a bittersweet start for the star in retrospect. The label recorded her first 6 albums as well as promoted her, they helped her achieve her musical dreams. However, they claimed ownership over the masters, changing the course of her journey through …

Lockdown has been a particularly tough time for people in the music industry, not allowing them to fill our music venues in the way they usually would. It’s independent artists who’ve struggled the most. Take Welsh boy turned New York resident Rod Thomas, AKA DJ, singer and songwriter Bright Light Bright Light. His club night …

Fans of Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan who have been there from the start will have seen the evolution of an artist, from the early YouTube videos to the early Eps June Haverly and TRXYE. The trilogy of videos from his debut long player Blue Neighbourhood as well as his coming out video have made him an LGBT icon. The second …

We Alanis Morissette fans are a patient bunch. It’s been almost exactly eight years since the release of her last album Havoc & Bright Lights. But whilst I class myself as a an Alanis super Stan (do the kids still say Stan?) I haven’t loved everything she’s ever done. It seems like she’s at her best …

The new EP from South London producer and multi-instrumentalist Ben Hobbs provides a perfect platform and stepping stone to this new great sounding artist. Out from 31st July, Hobbs has concocted a four-track EP titled Better Weather that is part soul, part synth but wholly wonderous. The lead off track ‘Own Arms’ is a great …

Liverpool artist Delta Maid returns to the music scene with something to prove with her stunning new album Katie. The album, out right now, is saturated with soulful blues and charismatic vocals – it’s a bold statement of independence from Delta Maid, with the album being named after her own birth name, Katie Foulkes. The …

Lady Gaga blasts us off to the land of Chromatica in her brand new album, released on 29th May 2020 via Streamline and Interscope Records. In this follow-up record to 2016’s country-pop hybrid Joanne, Gaga has truly returned to her dance-pop roots in a big way, not really seen since her 2008 debut The Fame. …

British singer-songwriter Charli XCX has had quite the interesting career ever since the release of her debut studio album ​True Romance ​back in 2013. She definitely found her audience, but there were many people that found her music to be relatively generic. That’s not to say it was bad, just a bit formulaic.The same criticisms …

In the children’s TV series based on Lauren Child’s books, Søren Lorensen is The childrens imaginary friend, usually a grey outline figure that stands on the periphery. Named so after his children were watching episodes, Marty Hales (he of aqualung) has teamed up with arranger and violinist Davide Rossi, who’s worked in the past with …

On Friday 21st February, Grimes released her highly anticipated 5th album and 3rd on 4AD Records MISS ANTHROPOCENE The album title stems from the words Misanthrope, “a person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society” and Anthropocene, “the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and …