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Album review: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

The Black Keys – Turn Blue Nonesuch: 2014 Release date: 12 May 2014 Preorder: Turn Blue Rating: 3.5/5       Who are The Black Keys? They are the American garage-blues-rock duo comprising of childhood friends Dan Auerbach (vocals/guitar) and Patrick Carney (drums). They have been recording sweet bluesy-rock music together as The Black Keys since debut […]

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Albums out in May 2014

A new month always brings a host of great new albums to look forward to, and May is no different. Last month saw big new releases from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Eels and Nas, amongst others, and May is looking even better. Below I’ve listed all of the albums worth getting excited about this month – […]

The Black Keys Turn Blue

Listen: The Black Keys reveal new song ‘Turn Blue’

Blues-rock duo The Black Keys are back with a big bang next month with the release of new album Turn Blue on 13 May. Ahead of the albums release they have shared the woozy mid-tempo track ‘Fever’, and today doubled down on the wooziness with the album’s title track. Like ‘Fever’, ‘Turn Blue’ has producer […]


25 albums to get excited about in 2014

First things first: Happy New Year! Now that’s out the way, let’s get stuck into the serious business of looking forward to what 2014 has in store for us all. After a pretty impressive 2013 for big albums – Bowie, My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk, Jay Z, Kanye, Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce to name […]

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Brit Awards winners – my predictions

It’s nearly that time again when the British music industry gets together to slap its collective back and dole out some statuettes to its best and brightest acts. But before James Corden raises the curtain on this years Brit Awards next week, here’s my thoughts on who should win. Let me know who you think […]