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What were the best albums of 2013?

We’re coming up to the end of the year, which means there’s currently a deluge of ‘best of’ lists hitting us from all angles online. I don’t like to dwell too much on picking out the ‘best’ when it comes to albums as to pick one excellent album out as ‘better’ than another seems a […]

Top 50 Christmas Songs – Part 2 (40-31)

It’s time to put your Santa hat back on, reach for the crackers and Mistletoe, and prepare to “Step Into Christmas” with Philip Lickley’s next ten super seasonal songs – keep your eyes peeled for Part 3 coming soon! See Part 1 here. 40. The Wombats – Is This Christmas? (2008) The Wombats aren’t known […]

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Daft Punk album review – Tron Legacy OST

Daft Punk album review – Tron Legacy Official Soundtrack It’s not often that a soundtrack rivals the actual film in terms of expectation and excitement; but ever since it was announced that Guy-Manuel de Homen-Christo and Thomas Bangalter were to put their robot heads together for the soundtrack for the forthcoming Tron franchise reboot, anticipation […]

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Christmas gift ideas for music lovers…

Fancy lights and trees have started going up in town centres, boxes of mince pies have invaded supermarket shelves and soppy adverts for department stores are all over the telly – yep, it’s officially run-up-to-Christmas time! If all these sudden festivities have taken you by surprise and left you struggling for gift ideas, then struggle […]


My Chemical Romance album review – Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys

My Chemical Romance – Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys Four years on from their genre defining, world conquering, Daily Mail-bothering emo opus The Black Parade, My Chemical Romance are back touting a new sound and a fresher look. Gone is the dark, angsty approach and sombre, gothic look – replaced by […]