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Single review: You’ve Got a Woman by Whitney

2 years ago / 0 comments

Chicago babes Whitney are back after almost a year after the release of their stunning debut album ‘Light Upon the Lake’, releasing a new single ahead of the band’s upcoming world tour. The new single, which is to be released on vinyl, features covers of Lion’s ‘You’ve Got a Woman’ and … Read More

Single Review: ‘Chanel’ by Frank Ocean

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After the lengthy 4-year break between his 2012 release Channel Orange and follow-up albums Endless and Blonde in 2016, it seems Frank Ocean’s been busy. In February, he featured on Calvin Harris’ ‘Slide’, and a month later he drops ‘Chanel’. Ocean’s obsession with the idea of duality (“I got twoooo … Read More

Single review: ‘Somebody Better’ and ‘Cadillac’ by Black Honey

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past few weeks Black Honey have been teasing fans with pictures of them recording their highly anticipated debut album. On Thursday evening, they blessed us with not just one, but two new tracks as part of their Maida Vale session with Huw Stephens live on Radio One.  Despite … Read More

Single review: ‘3WW’ by alt-J

2 years ago / 0 comments

Two and a half years on from their last album, This Is All Yours, the unmistakeable sounds of alt-J have returned and manifested themselves in a brand new single. ‘3WW’, or ‘Three Worn Words’, dropped on Monday shortly after the band changed their image on basically every social media and … Read More

‘How Can I Compete’ by The Magic Gang

2 years ago / 0 comments

Airing live on Radio 1, The Magic Gang are back with a hot new single and promises of new EP “at some point in April”. ‘How Can I Compete’ dropped on Monday evening and, with its rapturous pep and seaside sway, it’s living up to its new title as MistaJam’s … Read More

‘This Old Dog’ and ‘My Old Man’ by Mac Demarco

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Mac Demarco has released two songs from his new album out on May 5th . The songs ‘My Old Man’ and the title track ‘This Old Dog’ are a break away from the sound of previous full length album Salad Days (2014) and his mini album Another One (2015). The … Read More

Single Review: Was It Really Worth It? by The Sherlocks

2 years ago / 0 comments

With their biggest ever tour planned The Sherlocks have everything to prove at the moment. Whilst now should be the time they release their best tune yet, they’ve opted to release a song that has them sounding more like a shit Courteeners tribute band than ever. From the cringe worthy … Read More

Single Review: Fire That Burns by Circa Waves

2 years ago / 0 comments

‘Fire That Burns’ is a fully fledged adrenalin surging anthem that’s bound to be a hit at the recently announced Reading and Leeds Festivals. Kieran has completed the transformation into despairing heartbroken lead singer as he snarls “I lit the fire” with a passion that he’s never unleashed before. ‘Fire … Read More

Single Review: ‘Make Me (Cry)’ by Noah Cyrus

2 years ago / 0 comments

While Hannah Montana fans know Noah from her small appearances in the Disney Channel show, most, only discovered their family link since her debut single. But this isn’t her first time recording as she sang the theme song for Ponyo in 2009. Noah, 16, has certainly benefitted from her older … Read More

This Week's Singles

6 years ago / 0 comments

Shinies- ‘Ennui’  Label: Dirty Bingo Records 7/10  Words: Laura Ulanowski  After a weary and worryingly well-worn intro, it would be easy to put Shinies down as another Gaslight Anthem-style rock band. They are redeemed, however, after 26 seconds, by fuzzy, washed out harmonies – not without a nod to fellow Mancunians the … Read More