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TV On The Radio ‘Seeds’ Album Review

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Flicking through the album notes to Seeds, one particular absentee catches my attention. There’s no mention of bassist Gerard Smith, who tragically passed away shortly after the release of Nine Types of Light in 2011. Furthermore, the frenetic energy and vivid colour that resonate through the album mirror a positive … Read More

YouTube’s Music Key and a look at our music consumption in 2014

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What a turbulent fortnight for music. First Bieber faces Argentinean arrest after an alleged assault, then Usher resorts to releasing his latest single via boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios. And then the icing on the cake arrived when Cheryl released new album Only Human; just when we all thought we … Read More

In The Middle with Embrace

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Remember Embrace? That band from the late nineties and early noughties, possessing choruses with more power than George Bush, the muppet who marred the same era. Chris Martin has regularly noted the band as one of Coldplay’s biggest influences, and the song structure Embrace uniquely embrace (if you’ll pardon the … Read More

SBTRKT Album Review

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“I got a baseball bat, never hit a homerun” croons Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig over Wonder Where We Land’s lead single ‘NEW DORP, NEW YORK’. As a metaphor, this couldn’t be more fitting for the follow up to the outstanding debut that Aaron Jerome, better known as SBTRKT, slipped into … Read More

Music | In The Middle review Luke Sital-Singh ‘The Fire Inside’

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Being dubbed the Sound of 2014 is both a privilege and a burden. Unfortunately, for Luke Sital-Singh, who has remained in the spotlight since 2012’s breakout EP Fail For You, the weight of the accolade has rendered his debut album The Fire Inside on the underwhelming side of the spectrum. … Read More

Music | The Travelling Band ‘The Big Defreeze’

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Those who haven’t heard of The Travelling Band can probably form an accurate enough picture of them from that terrible name. You just know they’d be the type to sit alongside the lingering Mumford and Sons, probably ‘eating lentil soup with their sleeves rolled up’, as Liam Gallagher so eloquently … Read More