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The Duke Spirit's 'Monstrous' Album

The Duke Spirit's new album, 'Bruiser', is a "monstrous pagan devotional album." 'The Step and the Walk' rockers wanted to get away from the huge "wall of sound" they created on their first two albums,...

Olly Murs A Secret Rapper

Olly Murs is secretly a rapper. The 'Thinking of Me' hitmaker is a big fan of hip hop and likes to rap in his spare time, especially when he's doing karaoke. Speaking ahead of his...

Olly Murs Wants To Reconnect With Robbie

Olly Murs hope he will one day perform with Robbie Williams again.The 'Thinking of Me' hitmaker rose to fame after performing on UK TV show 'The X Factor' alongside Robbie, and hopes one day he...

Heaven 17 Headline Tramlines

Heaven 17 closed the first day of the Tramlines festival last night (22.07.11).The 'Temptation' synth pop group played a nostalgic set, packed with their hits in the main square of their home city in Northern...

Cocker And Ditto To Release Duet

THE GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO and former PULP singer JARVIS COCKER are set to release their duet of HEAVEN 17 track TEMPTATION. The pair performed the 1983 synth classic at the NME Awards in London...

Townshend Almost Gave Up In The Eighties

PETE TOWNSHEND became convinced it was time to turn his back on THE WHO when punk and electro music became popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Townshend, now 61, felt The Who no...

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Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

After nearly thirty years since his first solo record Mark Lanegan has just released one of his very best and there's not many artists who can claim...

Gloo - XYZ Album Review

Gloo - XYZ Album Review

Gloo is a new supergroup consisting of UK mystic-beat producers Iglooghost and Kai Whiston as well as nu-pop singer/producer BABii.

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