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‘Reverend’ sees Kings of Leon Getting Back to their Best Ahead of Latest Album WALLS

So far, Kings of Leon have treated their fans to three snippets from their upcoming album WALLS. The singles ‘Waste A Moment’, title track ‘WALLS’ and ‘Around the World’ are all diverse in their construction. ‘Waste A Moment’ and ‘Around the World’ are much Continue reading ‘Reverend’ sees Kings of Leon Getting Back to their Best Ahead of Latest Album WALLS

OneRepublic’s ‘Kids’ is Catchy and Anthemic but not Transcendent

OneRepublic have managed to traverse the unpredictable landscape of pop music over the last decade since their debut single ‘Apologize’ propelled the band into the upper echelons of pop stardom. Lead singer and primary songwriter Ryan Tedder clearly has the knack Continue reading OneRepublic’s ‘Kids’ is Catchy and Anthemic but not Transcendent

Cheering for the Anti-Hero: An Interview with Vaud & The Villains

Leggy dancin’ dames. Wayward, womanizin’, drunkard preacher men. The fugitive daughter of a famed European circus knife thrower. Just a brief snapshot into some of the colourful characters that join self-proclaimed charlatan Andy Comeau aka Vaud Overstreet on stage. Comeau initially moved to Hollywood, chasing Continue reading Cheering for the Anti-Hero: An Interview with Vaud & The Villains

Calvin Harris & Rihanna’s New Track: Is it ‘We Found Love’ Mk. II?

Following their performance at Coachella, Calvin Harris and Rihanna have debuted their third collaboration together ‘This Is What You Came For’. Rihanna is fresh off of the success of her eighth Continue reading Calvin Harris & Rihanna’s New Track: Is it ‘We Found Love’ Mk. II?

The Boxer Rebellion are on Target with Weapon

The Boxer Rebellion’s fifth album Ocean By Ocean drops next week on April 29th and the third single ‘Weapon’, is further demonstrating a change in direction from the jarring alternative indie Continue reading The Boxer Rebellion are on Target with Weapon

Curious, Young Astronauts

Tell me, what is it to explore
When you’re four-feet tall, sat in a DeLorean
Whilst the universe passes you by at a million miles an hour,
Tearing a hole in the galaxy’s soul. Continue reading Curious, Young Astronauts

The Butterfly Effect: Snoh Aalegra’s Minute Masterpiece

From the beginning, whether it’s the crackle of the one-minute long intro/interlude ‘It’s Just a Fever’, the abruptness of the cyan stripe that strikes through the pop-art inspired album cover, or the glamorously smoky vocals akin to Golden Age Hollywood, Snoh Aalegra instils a strong sense of the cinematic on her debut Don’t Explain. Continue reading The Butterfly Effect: Snoh Aalegra’s Minute Masterpiece

Waves is the Order in Kanye’s Disordered Masterpiece

‘Waves’ almost didn’t make the cut. It only made the final draft through the insistence of Chance the Rapper, causing the delay of the release of The Life of Pablo. ‘Waves’ is certainly an amalgamation of Kanye’s life as an artist and all of his masterpieces.
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Turner and Kane’s Sophomore Effort is all Punch and no Judy

With the gaudy tracksuits, akin to Ben Stiller circa The Royal Tenenbaums, Turner, opting for his slicked back rockabilly hairstyle and Kane, at the opposite end of the spectrum, rocking a buzzcut, the new image seems to have deserted the mop-headed carelessness for something a little more foppish. Continue reading Turner and Kane’s Sophomore Effort is all Punch and no Judy

Euro 2016: Who should England take?

With a much younger, yet still domestically experienced crop of players to choose from, and the catalyst of a convincing win over rivals Germany in a friendly, the hope for England at the European Championships is surely greater than it has been in recent years. Continue reading Euro 2016: Who should England take?