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Single Reviews – 5 August The pick of the coming weeks single releases reviewed by Philip Lickley… Bloc Party – ’Octopus’ Buy: Octopus Now I know from past experience it usually takes a few listens to appreciate a Bloc Party track but I think this will be a...

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Single Reviews – 29 July The best of this weeks single releases reviewed by Philip Lickley. A$AP Rocky – ’Goldie’ Buy: Goldie In much the same way they said about the Righteous Brothers, is someone running this at the wrong speed as it sounds incredibly deep at...

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Australia’s foremost purveyors of ‘psychedelic hypno-groove melodic rock music’ (their words!) Tame Impala have today unveiled the lead single from their highly anticipated second album Lonerism. ‘Elephant’ is a stomping slice of chilled out melodica, sounding not unlike Kasabian covering The Beatles (it does in my head anyway!) Check...

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I never realised how much I’d missed Canadian electro-noiseniks Crystal Castles until this popped up online today. The duo have been pretty low-key recently, holed up recording album number three, so it’s great to finally hear some new stuff from them. Check out ‘Plague’ here and let me know...

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Single Reviews – 22 July The pick of the coming weeks single releases from Philip Lickley… Ben Howard – ’Old Pine’ Buy: Old Pine Re-released from last year, this song has five-and-a-half minutes to spend in your company so doesn’t do anything quickly, with a lengthy, relaxing intro...

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