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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 […]

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EP Review: Piqued Jacks – ‘Just A Machine’

The Piqued Jacks, an Indie Alternative/Funk-Rock band, has released a 6-track EP titled Just A Machine. Originally from Italy, the band of brothers, consisting of Andrea Lazzeretti (vox & piano), Francesco Cugia (guitar & B.V), Matteo Cugia (Drums and B.V.) and Francesco Bini (bass & b.v.), now officially reside in Austin Texas and have already […]

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Klaxons ‘Surfing The Void’ – Album Review

Klaxons – Surfing The Void A lot has been said about the production process of Klaxons’ second album.  To summarise:  they struggled for about a year in the studio trying to settle on the right sound and direction to take – a struggle that nearly led to them giving up completely.  When they did finally […]

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Oasis ‘Time Flies… 1994-2009’ – Album Review

After 15 years at the top, the Manchester legends release their swan-song – a 27-song tour through their biggest hits.  But is it really needed? It’s been almost a year since the UK’s biggest band finally imploded on that fateful night in Paris.  Since then, thoughts have naturally turned to the Gallagher brothers’ first output […]

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Album Review: Madonna’s ‘Madame X’ Is A Wild Ride

Madonna isn’t going unnoticed in this century. Her album Madame X has already brought her to the attention. The album delivers some ‘safe’ music while the other parts are simply difficult to digest. You simply think what Madonna was thinking while she was preparing those tracks. It’s a bizarre album and maybe that’s something Madonna […]

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Album review: Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘…Like Clockwork’

Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork {rating} Buy: Like Clockwork Along with maybe Arcade Fire and Josh Homme’s proteges Arctic Monkeys, Queens Of The Stone Age have been one of the defining rock bands of the 21st Century. Their heavy, layered stoner-rock and Homme’s poetic lyrical approach helped them transcend current trends and […]