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Performance - Red Brick Heart

Performance - Red Brick Heart

These Mancunians sure know how to make a great record. Since getting together seven years ago, this band has survived various different labels, an awkward inter-band romance and the frontman Joe Stretch has even become...

Review posted on 29th September 2010

Cancel the Astronauts - Funny for a girl

Cancel the Astronauts - Funny for a girl

Being billed as 'one of Edinburgh's most underrated bands' by The Skinny, it is kind of obvious to see why. Sounding like a crossover between Scouting for Girls and The Wombats, it is surprising these...

Review posted on 29th September 2010

Weezer - Hurley

Weezer - Hurley

Formed all the way back in 1992, Weezer have released 8 albums, 6 EPs, and sold over 9 million records in the US alone. Multi-platinum and Grammy award winning, Weezer are the epitome of a...

Review posted on 29th September 2010

Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are

Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are

After lending his vocals on Travie McCoy's hugely successful Billionaire, Bruno Mars releases his first official single Just the Way You Are this month. Already a number one hit in the US and a top...

Review posted on 27th September 2010

Plan B - The Recluse

Plan B - The Recluse

London-based Plan B AKA Ben Drew is living the lifestyle. Having had two Top Three singles and a Number One Album this year, this third outing from their album The Defamation of Strickland Banks is...

Review posted on 27th September 2010

3OH!3 - Double Vision

3OH!3 - Double Vision

Having already had a huge year, and having collaborated with the likes of Katy Perry and Ke$ha, electro duo 3OH3! are set to have another smash hit to add to their record. With a thumping...

Review posted on 27th September 2010

Ruarri Joseph - Shoulder to the Wheel

Ruarri Joseph - Shoulder to the Wheel

Based in Newquay, folk-singer Ruarri Joseph really is an enigma. Moving from Atlantic Records to a smaller company for 'creative' issues, Ruarri now releases his third LP after already having toured the UK and even...

Review posted on 15th September 2010

The Candle Thieves - Happiness Blues

The Candle Thieves - Happiness Blues

The Candle Thieves are a duo from Peterborough are the epitome of geek-chic. Skinny jeans and thick rimmed glasses may emphasise this image but it is their music that is a voyage into eternal bliss...

Review posted on 15th September 2010

Fenech-Soler - Lies

Fenech-Soler - Lies

Formed in 2006, it's taken a while for Fenech-Soler to get noticed by the public eye. Their previous single Stop and Stare reached the Top 10 in the Dance and Indie singles charts, and this...

Review posted on 7th September 2010

Kid Cudi - Erase Me Featuring Kanye West

Kid Cudi - Erase Me Featuring Kanye West

Ohio-Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi better known as Kid Cudi, achieved major attention with his debut album The Man on the Moon. Already having produced a sequel, The Man on the Moon II, which is...

Review posted on 7th September 2010

Kylie Minogue - Get Outta My Way

Kylie Minogue - Get Outta My Way

Successful in having been the only female artist to have number one albums across four decades, it's obvious that Kylie Minogue is more than just a household name. An icon for some and a role...

Review posted on 7th September 2010

Caitlin Rose - Own Side Now

Caitlin Rose - Own Side Now

Exploding from Nashville, Tennessee, 23-year-old Caitlin Rose is sure to give country dames such as Cline and Parton a run for their money as she becomes a representative for our generation. The talent is clearly...

Review posted on 24th August 2010

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly - Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly - Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

If one were to look up the definition of 'eclectic', surely this band's name would be found in the Oxford Dictionary. The third offering from this London-Based band (mainly it is Sam Duckworth) is an...

Review posted on 24th August 2010

Kurran and the Wolfnotes - Your Four Limbs

Kurran and the Wolfnotes - Your Four Limbs

This British five-piece has only recently assembled and already they look like a band worth watching out for. Still busy producing their debut album, their recent double-side single, is only their second. With what looks...

Review posted on 24th August 2010

Avi Buffalo - Truth Sets In

Avi Buffalo - Truth Sets In

Sounding like it would be in the background of some US Teen drama such as One Tree Hill or The OC (ironically these guys are from Long Beach), Avi Buffalo's Truth Sets In is a...

Review posted on 24th August 2010

Skepta - Rescue Me

Skepta - Rescue Me

Skepta really is a spectacle. Joseph Junior Adenuga, or better known as Skepta in the commercial scene, has already had tremendous success this year. Having released his 3rd Album Doin' it again, he finally caught...

Review posted on 24th August 2010

Blood Red Shoes - Heartsink

Blood Red Shoes - Heartsink

Brighton-based band Blood Red Shoes have been in the circuit for some time. Already having released two albums, and toured over 12 countries, their real breakthrough was in 2008 with their debut album Box of...

Review posted on 19th August 2010

Rumer - Slow

Rumer - Slow

Rumer has been a rumour for a while now. Pakistan-born Rumer took six years to finally be recognised by Atlantic Records; six years in which she performed various small gigs in tiny clubs in London....

Review posted on 18th August 2010

Alan Pownall - True Love Stories

Alan Pownall - True Love Stories

North London singer Alan Pownall releases his debut album 'True Love Stories' this month. The title in itself, however, is very ironic considering there is nothing emotional or 'true' about any off the songs on...

Review posted on 18th August 2010

Kassidy - The Rubbergum EP Vol 2

Kassidy - The Rubbergum EP Vol 2

Exploding from the Glascow Alternative scene is newly formed band Kassidy, who are already making a huge impact. Formed in 2008, the band started off in small toilet tours. Bandmate Barrie-James O'Neill even has claimed...

Review posted on 18th August 2010

Travis McCoy - Lazarus

Travis McCoy - Lazarus

Self proclaimed 'Billionaire' Travie McCoy, from Gym Class Heroes fame, releases his debut solo album this month. The result is an eclectic mixture of electro, RnB, hip hop and indie. Whilst transitions from genre to...

Review posted on 18th August 2010

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