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Phil’s Top 100 Music Singles of 2013: #40 – #21

With the majority of my countdown already covered, let’s get a bit nearer to my top twenty with numbers #40 through to #21. 40. Clean Bandit – ‘Mozart’s House’ (Released: March, No. 17) Possibly one of the least accessible tracks of the year, Clean Bandit’s ‘Mozart’s House’ was, however, an eye opener, mixing in electronic […]

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Phil’s Sound of 2014

As the BBC release the latest list of artists that we could be riding high in the charts next year as part of their ‘Sound of 2014’ poll, I eschew their technique of polling dozens of critics and music experts to compose my own list of fifteen artists who I think we’ll be hearing more of […]

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Top 50 songs of 2013 so far (25-1)

Having explored the bottom 25 of the year so far, here are my quarter-century of the best songs in 2013 this year. Do you agree or disagree with my selection? Post your thoughts below. 25. Loveable Rogues – ‘What A Night‘ Released: April A catchy slice of summery pop from the BGT runners-up. With a […]

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Single Releases (2nd June 2013) – Part 2

Part 2 of Phil Lickley’s roundup of the week’s top new single releases Mikill Pane – Chairman Of The Bored EP A follow-up to the brilliant ‘Good Feeling’, ‘Chairman of the Bored’, flanked by a plethora of remixes on the EP, takes the structure of his original hit and substitutes the lyrics in a very […]

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This week’s new single releases – 17 March

Single Releases – 17 March Depeche Mode, Alt-J, Bring Me The Horizon, The Vaccines and more feature in another weekly round up of new single releases from Phil Lickley… Alt-J – ‘Dissolve Me’ [rating:3/5] Buy: Dissolve Me The fifth single from their debut album, ‘Dissolve Me’ sounds much more life-affirming, a little bit happier and […]